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Garner's season over

A hamstring injury has ended Taylor Garner's 2014 season.

12:30pm  Aug 1, 2014

Garnering a potential star

An injury interrupted year hasn’t stopped North Melbourne investing in Taylor Garner.

9:40am  Jun 26, 2014

Roos wait on Tarrant

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Taylor
Garner

Height
186 cm
DOB
08-01-1994
Weight
80 kg
Debut
2013
Games
2014
0
Career
2
Goals
2014
0
Career
0
2014 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
0
Avg
0
TaylorGarner

Player Bio

At A Glance

Junior club: Rowville
Recruited from: Dandenong Stingrays
Draft: #15, 2012 National
Debut: Round 20, 2013 v Adelaide

Strengths

- Tackling and pressure
- Reads the play well

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Background: Pre-NMFC

 

A surprise packet in his draft year of 2012, Taylor Garner came from nowhere to become a top prospect.

Firstly it was a bolt into the TAC Cup for Dandenong, playing in Round 1 despite a knee injury keeping him out of pre-season matches.

Then Garner frequently dislocated his shoulder playing for Vic Country during the Under 18 National Championships. He received an All-Australian selection as reward for his impressive efforts, averaging almost 15 disposals and 3.5 tackles a game.

Season by Season

Season by Season

Taylor Garner was set for a promising second year at Arden Street before a hamstring injury cruelled his progress.

Backing up from two senior appearances late in 2013, the number 27 had a good pre-season and was selected for North’s NAB Challenge match against Hawthorn at Aurora Stadium.

It was there where disaster struck, Garner injuring his hamstring tendon. While the diagnosis was originally for a few weeks on the sidelines, the youngster struggled to recover, battling through small setbacks and another slight strain in the opposite leg.

It made for a long winter in the gym and on the rehab trail, and eventually the decision was made to wrap up his season early.

Garner will resume training in early December, shortly after the Utah trip is completed.

2013

Mid-season, from Shane Watson

“Taylor needs to work on his fitness levels. As a first year player, it’s not unexpected.

“He can impact the game at VFL level and he’s looked comfortable there at times but at the moment he can’t do it for long enough."

End of season review

Playing for North Ballarat in the VFL, he showed a knack of standing up when the pressure was at its fiercest. On multiple occasions he kicked game winning goals for the Roosters.

Garner was rewarded with two senior appearances late in the season; one as a sub against Adelaide before his full debut against Collingwood in Round 23.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2014 Season Average
    Games Played 0
    • Kicks 0.0
    • Handballs 0.0
    • Disposals 0.0
    • Marks 0.0
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 0.0
    • Goals 0.0
    • AFL Fantasy 0.0

2014 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 0 - -
Handballs 0 - -
Disposals 0 - -
Marks 0 - -
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 0 - -
Goals 0 - -
AFL Fantasy 0 - -

2014 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Essendon L 60 - 99 - - - - - - - - - - -
2 Western Bulldogs W 54 - 83 - - - - - - - - - - -
3 Port Adelaide W 97 - 90 - - - - - - - - - - -
4 Sydney Swans W 48 - 91 - - - - - - - - - - -
5 Collingwood L 93 - 58 - - - - - - - - - - -
6 Fremantle W 61 - 74 - - - - - - - - - - -
7 Gold Coast Suns L 77 - 120 - - - - - - - - - - -
9 Brisbane Lions W 125 - 38 - - - - - - - - - - -
10 Geelong Cats L 111 - 91 - - - - - - - - - - -
11 West Coast Eagles W 44 - 82 - - - - - - - - - - -
12 Richmond W 116 - 88 - - - - - - - - - - -
13 Adelaide Crows L 109 - 73 - - - - - - - - - - -
14 Melbourne W 66 - 107 - - - - - - - - - - -
15 Brisbane Lions L 70 - 66 - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Hawthorn W 108 - 88 - - - - - - - - - - -
17 St Kilda W 92 - 33 - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Carlton L 109 - 86 - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Geelong Cats L 79 - 111 - - - - - - - - - - -
20 GWS Giants W 51 - 126 - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Western Bulldogs W 111 - 61 - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Adelaide Crows W 101 - 94 - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Melbourne W 123 - 93 - - - - - - - - - - -
FW1 Essendon W 93 - 81 - - - - - - - - - - -
SF Geelong Cats W 92 - 98 - - - - - - - - - - -
PF Sydney Swans L 136 - 65 - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 16 - L: 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 2
    • Kicks 3.5
    • Handballs 5.0
    • Disposals 8.5
    • Marks 2.0
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.0
    • Goals 0.0
    • AFL Fantasy 32.0

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 7 Collingwood Rd 23, 2013
Handballs 9 Collingwood Rd 23, 2013
Disposals 16 Collingwood Rd 23, 2013
Marks 4 Collingwood Rd 23, 2013
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 4 Collingwood Rd 23, 2013
Goals 0 - -
AFL Fantasy 65 Collingwood Rd 23, 2013

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2014 North Melbourne 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 North Melbourne 7 10 17 4 0 1 2 4 0 0 64

Legend

K
Kicks
H
Handballs
D
Disposals
M
Marks
HO
Hit-outs
FF
Frees For
FA
Frees Against
T
Tackles
G
Goals
B
Behinds
AF
AFL Fantasy points

Milestones

Individual Stats

- Disposals: 1
- Starting substitute
- Time on Ground: 16%

NMFC Debut

Round 20, 2013 v Adelaide
Venue:
AAMI Stadium

North Melbourne: 0.2.2, 3.5.23, 8.10.58, 10.10.70
Adelaide: 3.5.23, 7.7.49, 9.8.62, 11.13.79