A NOTE ABOUT RELEVANT ADVERTISING: We collect information about the content (including ads) you use across this site and use it to make both advertising and content more relevant to you on our network and other sites. He trained in the afternoons after finishing his day's work as an apprentice plumber. When Green Guide visited his 121-hectare property near Romsey, an hour north of Melbourne, Taylor was mapping out his year. Taylor's five-year contract with 3AW ended at the conclusion of the 2014 football season and was not renewed. ''I can walk away from football on a Sunday and immediately I'm taken away from that world here,'' he says. James Matthey jamesmatthey news.com.au July 11, … Kayo is your ticket to the 2020 Toyota AFL Premiership Season. But once I understood what they wanted and they understood my vision for 3AW football, collectively we pulled together. “And I’m not being parochial, because I’m a West Australian. At the start of 2010, 14 years after he began broadcasting AFL matches on Triple M, Brian Taylor decided to leave the station. Four friends and colleagues – Garry Lyon, James Brayshaw, Damian Barrett and Brian Taylor – teamed up for a special edition of The Saturday Rub to honour the former St Kilda star. He played with Richmond and Collingwood from 1980 to 1990. Is there any risk there for Seven? It was rare then for players to enter mainstream media but Taylor felt he had potential.  In 2012 he also hosted Seven's pre and post match coverage of the grand final with his fellow Saturday night commentators, with Bruce McAvaney and Dennis Cometti calling the match. He only just made it, kicking his 100th in the last game of the season after tearing a groin muscle that should have forced him from the field. Brian Clough first met Peter Taylor at a probables v possibles trial match for Second Division Middlesbrough in the summer of 1955. In 2016 he also appeared on The Saturday Rub alongside James Brayshaw Danny Frawley and Damian Barrett.. James Matthey jamesmatthey news.com.au July 11, 2020 12:57pm I had to prove I could speak my mind. Anyone could recognise he had a great voice and feel for the game.''. AFL commentator Brian Taylor turned on his Channel 7 stablemate during a heated exchange on live TV before last night’s game. During Seven’s pre-match broadcast before Collingwood’s win over Hawthorn on Friday night, Browne reported Sydney was a strong contender to host this year’s decider as doubt remains over whether the MCG will be able to host fans in October. The push for WA to potentially host this season’s AFL grand final gathered momentum this week amid Victoria’s struggles to keep COVID-19 under control. He will also regularly call Sunday afternoon matches on 3AW and appear on-air during the week.  He was stood down from his role of broadcasting a match the following afternoon on radio station 3AW. The Magpies had a gaping hole at full-forward and, already engaged in a recruiting war with Richmond, thought nothing of luring “Barge” to Victoria Park for season 1985 to join his ex-Tiger teammates David Cloke and Geoff Raines. '', Still, the falling-out clearly hurt? There's a serious risk of burnout. Taylor managed only 11 games in 1989, but still kicked 49 goals. This was published 8 years ago. In such moods he could decimate an opposition, as he did to St Kilda in a game at Victoria Park in 1989 when he kicked seven goals in the first half. Taylor was the last signed to the station's roster. A player who answered the call Brian Taylor's TV debut was a shot lined up from a long way out, writes Andrew Murfett. The incident was widely condemned and Taylor apologised at half time. ''We're directly competing against each other. When it arrived, the extraordinarily candid Taylor Diaries, which chronicled the workings of Collingwood's inner sanctum during the club's premiership year, proved an explosive read. The AFL has had discussions with the New South Wales government. So I would suggest what you should be doing, Tom, is presenting to the news and to the people out there that in six weeks’ time, we will have a look at this and that is plenty of time for the AFL to make a decision on the grand final. But he's become an exciting broadcaster. Sign up, Join the conversation, you are commenting as Logout. Enjoy unlimited access to thewest.com.au and everyday digital editions on any device. The Cometti move triggered another feud, this time between Taylor and his former calling partner Brayshaw, souring what had been a long friendship.