Zac Taylor 

Height: 180cm

Weight: 74kg

Position: Midfielder

DOB: 31/1/2003

From: Calder Cannons / Oak Park

A versatile midfielder with a strong inside/outside game, Taylor was a prolific ball-winner for the Calder Cannons in this year’s NAB League.

He produced a blistering finish to the season with 32, 34 and 37 disposals in his last three games, and in his final game against the Murray Bushrangers 22 of his 37 touches were contested to go with 11 clearances on his way to winning the Cannons’ best-and-fairest award. 

Taylor also averaged 21 disposals and almost five clearances in two trial games for Vic Metro and played senior footy with Oak Park in Melbourne where he kicked nine goals in three games and earnt a call-up with Essendon’s VFL side in May.

He is also seen as a creative play-making forward and averaged 1.6 goal assists per game this season which was the second most of any player to play five games or more in the NAB League in 2021.