Phil Horrocks-Taylor

Phil Horrocks-Taylor
Full name John Phillip Horrocks-Taylor
Date of birth (1934-10-27) 27 October 1934
Place of birth Halifax, England
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Weight 86 kg (13 st 8 lb)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Fly Half
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
195863 Leicester Tigers 92
correct as of July 2016.
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)

John Phillip Horrocks-Taylor, commonly known as Phil Horrocks-Taylor (born 27 October 1934, in Halifax, England)[2] was a rugby union fly half who played for Leicester Tigers between 1958 and 1963; he represented England 9 times between 1958 and 1962 and was selected for the 1959 British Lions tour to Australia and New Zealand where he played in the third test. He was a Cambridge University blue in Rugby for 1956 and 1957.

Horrocks-Taylor also played for Wasps, Halifax and Middlesbrough.


  1. "Phil Horrocks-Taylor". Lions Official. Retrieved 29 August 2016.
  2. "Phil Horrocks-Taylor". ESPN Scrum. Retrieved 29 August 2016.

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