Player

Hemi Taylor - Back Row

Hemi Taylor
Height188
Weight92
Date Of Birth17/12/1964
Place Of BirthMorrinsville
ClubsCardiff, Newbridge
RegionsWaikato, Wairarapa / Bush
HonoursWales, Wales A
InvitationalCrawshays, Barbarians
New Zealander Hemi Taylor was born in Morrinsville, Waikato in 1964. After spending time with Newbridge he joined Cardiff in 1992 and became a firm favourite at the Arms Park. In six seasons he played 123 games and was club captain leading the side in a successful period in the 1990s. Although born in New Zealand he made Wales his home and qualified for the national team on residency. After representing Wales ‘A’ he made his full debut against Portugal, in a game that Wales needed to win to qualify for the 1995 World Cup in South Africa. Hemi Taylor went on to make 41 appearances for his adopted country scoring 5 tries, he also played for the Barbarians. When he left Cardiff in 1998 he joined Penarth.
SEASON P W D L TRY CON PEN DG PTS
1992-1993 28 22 0 6 1 0 0 0 5
1993-1994 21 14 1 6 3 0 0 0 15
1994-1995 20 16 0 4 2 0 0 0 10
1995-1996 25 19 2 4 3 0 0 0 15
1996-1997 23 17 0 6 4 0 0 0 20
1997-1998 6 3 0 3 1 0 0 0 5
TOTAL 123 91 3 29 14 0 0 0 70
TEAM P W D L PF PA PTS
Merthyr 23 18 0 5 651 393 91
Cardiff 23 18 1 4 696 469 89
Pontypridd 21 16 0 5 730 374 79
Llandovery 24 16 1 7 652 408 79
Newport 25 15 2 8 629 551 77
Ebbw Vale 24 16 1 7 541 423 76
Aberavon 22 14 2 6 485 415 69
Swansea 24 13 0 11 537 451 65
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 22 11 1 10 552 456 64
Carmarthen Quins 25 11 1 13 526 469 61
Bedwas 24 8 1 15 515 667 43
Bridgend Ravens 22 8 0 14 427 517 43
Llanelli 25 7 1 17 503 632 40
Cross Keys 23 5 1 17 464 734 34
Bargoed 23 4 0 19 400 756 22
Neath 24 1 0 23 350 943 3