Ronald Kenneth "Ron" Taylor - South Sydney Player Report

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FG Player - 441

After playing for Eastern Suburbs and having to retire because of a injured shoulder, Taylor came out of retirement to play with South Sydney. Taylor made his South Sydney senior grade premiership debut in the Round 1 Reserve Grade clash against Western Suburbs at Pratten Park. After a injury to Bob Honeysett, Taylor was called into first grade, making his first grade premiership debut in Round 2 1957 clash against North Sydney at North Sydney Oval.

Taylor played 5 seasons with South Sydney. He played 41 first grade club games with South Sydney, which included 35 first grade premiership games. He played 45 senior grade games with South Sydney, which included 39 senior grade premiership games.

Taylor made is captaincy debut in the 1960 Round 1 clash against Balmain at Redfern Oval, before regular captain Bernie Purcell returned the following week. This was his only game as South Sydney first grade premiership captain.

Taylor played 3 representative games while at South Sydney, playing one inter-state game for New South Wales.

He played his final first grade premiership game for South Sydney in the 1961 Round 12 clash against Western Suburbs at Pratten Park.

Representative Qualification
NSW City

Date of Birth
St Peters - 27th Jun 1932 (Died - 2024) 

Previous Clubs                             First Grade
                                       M  T  G  FG  Pt
Eastern Suburbs (Juniors)
Eastern Suburbs            (1952-54)  14  3 29   -  67
Retired                    (1955-56)                   (Badly dislocated shoulder)

Previous Rep Honours                   M  T   G FG  Pt
Sydney City II             (1953)      1  1   4  -  11
Sydney City                (1953)      1  1   -  -   3

Playing Career at South Sydney (1957-61)

South Sydney First Grade Debut
1957 Rd02  NSO v North Sydney (24y 290d)

First Grade
                           Premiership :                        City Cup :                            Tour
         M   S   R   T   G/A   FG  Pts :   M   S   R   T   G/A   FG  Pts :   M   S   R   T   G/A   FG  Pts
1957     6   6   -   -   2      -    4 :                                 :   -   -   -   -   -      -    -
1958    14  14   -   3   -      -    9 :                                 :   6   6   -   -   5      -   10
1959     4   4   -   1   -      -    3 :   -   -   -   -   -      -    - :   -   -   -   -   -      -    -
1960     5   5   -   -   -      -    - :                                 :   -   -   -   -   -      -    -
1961     6   6   -   -  18/41   -   36 :                                 :   -   -   -   -   -      -    -
 
TOTAL   35  35   -   4  20      -   52 :   -   -   -   -   -      -    - :   6   6   -   -   5      -   10

SS FG   41  41   -   4  25      -   62 

South Sydney Senior Grade Debut
1957 Rd01  Prat v Wests       (Reserve Grade)

Lower Grades                                                            
                        Reserve  Grade :                     Third Grade
Year     M   S   R   T   G/A   FG  Pts :   M   S   R   T   G/A   FG  Pts
1957     3   3   -   -   -      -    - :   -   -   -   -   -      -    -
1958     -   -   -   -   -      -    - :   -   -   -   -   -      -    -
1959     -   -   -   -   -      -    - :   -   -   -   -   -      -    -
1960     -   -   -   -   -      -    - :   -   -   -   -   -      -    -
1961     1   1   -   -   -      -    - :   -   -   -   -   -      -    -

TOTAL    4   4   -   -   -      -    - :   -   -   -   -   -      -    -

South Sydney Senior(FG/RG/3G) Grade Career
                           Premiership :                             Cup :                     All Matches
         M   S   R   T   G/A   FG  Pts :   M   S   R   T   G/A   FG  Pts :   M   S   R   T   G/A   FG  Pts
CAREER  39  39   -   4  20      -   52 :   -   -   -   -   -      -    - :  45  45   -   4  25      -   62

Short Form
                                    7s
         M   S   R   T   G/A   FG  Pts
1961     -   -   -   -   -      -    -

TOTAL    -   -   -   -   -      -    -

SS SF    -   -   -   -   -      -    -

Captaincy Record

South Sydney First Grade Captaincy Debut
1960 Rd01  v Balmain

     First Grade
Year Premiership(  W- D-L      %) : Other(  W- D-L      %)
1960           1(  0- 0-1     0%) :

TOTAL          1(  0- 0-1     0%) : 

SS FG          1(  0- 0-1     0%)

Suspensions

Year       Grade v        Wk CHARGE
never

Representative Honours at South Sydney

Domestic                                   CvC / Interstate :                       Tourists :                          Other
                              M   S   R   T   G/A   FG  Pts :  M   S   R   T   G/A   FG  Pts :  M   S   R   T   G/A   FG  Pts
Sydney City          1958     1   1   -   1   -      -    3 :  1   1   -   -   -      -    - :  
New South Wales      1958     1   1   -   -   -      -    - :                                :

TOTAL                         3   3   -   1   -      -    3

Internationals                                        Tests :                          Other
                              M   S   R   T   G/A   FG  Pts :  M   S   R   T   G/A   FG  Pts
none


ALL REPS                      3   3   -   1   -      -    3

Year Pos  Team                 Versus               Match         T  G/A  FG

1958 Cntr Sydney City          v NSW Country                      1  -     -
1958 Cntr New South Wales      v Queensland         1st Match     -  -     -
1958 Cntr Sydney City          v Great Britain      Tour Match    -  -     -

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