Tim Taylor (rugby union)

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Tim Taylor
Date of birth (1982-10-04) 4 October 1982 (age 34)
Place of birth Derby, England
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 91 kg (14 st 5 lb) [1]
Rugby union career
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)





2010-2014
Tasman Makos
Crusaders
Leicester Tigers
Saracens
Nottingham
Gloucester





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Tim Taylor (born 4 October 1982 in Derby, England) is a former rugby union player who played at fly-half.

Taylor made his first appearance for Gloucester when he came off the bench against Worcester in the LV= Cup. A week later he started his first game against Harlequins at the Twickenham Stoop in the same competition and scored a try and a match winning conversion to send Gloucester into the semi-finals. Taylor initially signed on loan but after just three appearances he signed a two-year contract.[2] Taylor went on to score one more try in a Guinness Premiership defeat away to Newcastle Falcons. In 2012, Taylor signed a two-year contract extension with Gloucester until the end of the 2013/14 season.[3]

On 6 March 2014, Taylor announced retirement from rugby with immediate effect because of his long-term knee injuries.[4] He remained with Gloucester as their new Kicking and Skills Coach.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aviva Premiership Rugby - Gloucester Rugby". web page. Premier Rugby. Retrieved 31 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Tim Taylor signs permanent deal with Gloucester". Premiership Rugby. 17 February 2010. 
  3. ^ "Taylor contract extension at Gloucester". ESPN scrum. 7 March 2012. 
  4. ^ "Tim Taylor announces retirement from rugby". Sky Sports. 6 March 2014. 
  5. ^ "Tim Taylor - Gloucester coaching profile". Gloucester Rugby. Retrieved 4 September 2014. 

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