DOB: 22 June 1993
From: North Ballarat Rebels, selection #36 2011 National Draft
Midfielder who ranked third in the vertical leap test at the draft combine before being selected with the Demons first pick.
Start to his rookie season halted by stress fractures to the back, then after returning to play his first games with Casey Demons the fractures returned to the other side of the back. The injuries eventually finished his season before he could play a senior match. He managed just three games for Casey.
Taggert was named as an emergency and on extended benches towards the end of 2013 but could not break through for his first senior game and was delisted in the off-season. He joined SANFL side Sturt in 2014 and remained there through 2015.
He was assigned number 43 during his time at the club.
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