Taylor-made deal for Connacht

Dynamic No.8 agrees to move to Galway from the Reds

Last Updated: 29/06/10 10:00am

  • Share:
Taylor: Off to Connacht

Taylor: Off to Connacht

Sky Bet

    • Retrieving latest Sky Bet odds

New Connacht coach Eric Elwood has agreed a deal to bring Reds No.8 Ezra Taylor to the club.

The 27-year-old will arrive in Galway having previously played for the Highlanders in the Super 14.

Taylor is seen as the perfect replacement for Kiwi George Naoupu, who left Connacht at the end of last season to move to Japan.

The dynamic back-rower, who can also slot into the second row, was born in Brisbane but went on to represent New Zealand Schools and New Zealand Under-19s during his time in Otago.

Taylor has been playing for University in the Queensland Premier Rugby competition since the end of the Super 14 season, helping the side to top spot.

  • Share:

Related

Related Profiles

Most Popular

Features

Rio Olympics: 7s squads

Rio Olympics: 7s squads

All the 7s squad announcements for the Rio Olympics, as the competition prepares to kick off on August 6.

Wilkinson wows winners

Wilkinson wows winners

Jonny Wilkinson has been wowing the winners of the latest Sky Sports Living For Sport Awards.

WATCH: Top Super Rugby tries

WATCH: Top Super Rugby tries

All the best tries from the Super Rugby quarter-finals as the Highlanders, Hurricanes, Lions and Chiefs all progressed.