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Simon Taylor

Simon Taylor


Back Row


Scotland/British and Irish Lions

Date of birth:

17th Aug 1979


1.93m (6' 4")


112kg (17st 9lb)

Scottish International and British and Irish Lion, Simon Taylor joined Bath Rugby from Stade Francais in 2010.

A dynamic, versatile back row forward, Simon can cover across the back row, but his preference is at number 8.

Representing his country from a very early age, Taylor played for the Scottish Schools whilst at Morrison's academy before going on to represent Scotland at Under 18, 19 and 21 levels as well as leading the Scots in the Junior World Championship in France in 1998. He was also selected for the 2001 British and Irish Lions tour, in which made a try-scoring debut in their 110-16 victory over Western Australia.

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