Tommy Taylor (rugby union)

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Tommy Taylor
Tommy Taylor - US Oyonnax vs. Sale Sharks, 5th December 2013.jpg
Birth nameThomas Taylor
Date of birth (1991-11-11) 11 November 1991 (age 29)
Place of birth Macclesfield, England
Height6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight16 st 5 lb; 229 lb (104 kg)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Hooker
Current team Wasps RFC
Senior career
Sale Sharks
Correct as of 18 September 2016
National team(s)
England Saxons

Tommy Taylor (born 11 November 1991 in Macclesfield, England) is a rugby union player for Wasps RFC [1] in the Aviva Premiership. He plays as a hooker. He formerly played for Sale Sharks having made 106 appearances. [2]

Taylor was selected for the England squad to face the Barbarians in the summer of 2014. [3]

He was called up to England's 2016 Six Nations Championship squad on 13 March 2016 as injury cover for Jamie George. [4] Taylor made his England debut as a replacement against Wales on 29 May 2016. [5]

In February 2021, it was confirmed that he would rejoin Sale Sharks ahead of the 2021–22 season. [6]

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  1. "Tommy Taylor". Retrieved 3 September 2016.
  2. "Player". Retrieved 23 December 2016.
  3. "Mike Brown: Harlequins full-back one of 21 added by England". BBC Sport. 19 May 2014. Retrieved 1 March 2016.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. "England win Six Nations as France lose to Scotland". BBC Sport. 13 March 2016. Retrieved 13 March 2016.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. "England 27-13 Wales: Hosts score five tries but Ford misfires". BBC Sport. 29 May 2016. Retrieved 23 June 2016.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. "Tommy Taylor signs for Sale Sharks". Sale Sharks. 17 February 2021. Retrieved 17 February 2021.