Taylor Rd 9 Rising Star

THE BRISBANE Lions have salvaged at least one positive from the wreckage of their 87-point loss to North Melbourne after Lewis Taylor received the round 9 NAB AFL Rising Star nomination.

Taylor, in just his ninth AFL game, gathered 20 touches, took eight marks and laid three tackles in another encouraging display.

After sliding down to pick No.28 in something of a surprise at last year’s NAB AFL Draft, the 19-year-old has quickly shown he’s a ready-made AFL footballer.

The Geelong Falcons product is averaging 14 touches, three marks and two tackles this season.


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