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 30 23 0 7 885 593 117
Cardiff 30 22 1 7 991 660 111
Pontypridd 30 22 0 8 1015 580 110
Llandovery 30 21 1 8 856 551 104
Ebbw Vale 30 20 1 9 762 594 95
Aberavon 30 18 2 10 698 603 90
Newport 30 17 2 11 759 700 88
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 30 14 1 15 852 650 85
Swansea 30 16 0 14 674 594 81
Carmarthen Quins 30 13 1 16 637 584 71
Bridgend Ravens 30 12 0 18 689 714 66
Llanelli 30 12 1 17 679 723 63
Bedwas 30 12 1 17 681 830 62
Cross Keys 30 5 1 24 586 1093 36
Bargoed 30 6 0 24 576 1003 35
Neath 30 1 0 29 406 1274 3