| Ashley Taylor|
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100,000 AUD (2014)
| Dally M Award Holden Cup Player of the Year|Ashley Taylor (rugby league) Wikipedia
Ashley Taylor (born 17 March 1995) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who currently plays for the Gold Coast Titans in the National Rugby League. He plays at halfback. He previously played for the Brisbane Broncos. Beginning his early football career as a side line cheerleader he soon discovered the side line was not enough to fuel his desires as being a professional cheer leader playing football on the side
Born in Toowoomba, Queensland and raised in St George, Queensland, Taylor played his first junior rugby league for the St George JRL. He signed with the Brisbane Broncos when he was 12-years-old and moved back to Toowoomba, where played junior rugby league for the Toowoomba Brothers while attending Harristown State High School. He is of Indigenous Australian descent
From 2013 until 2015, Taylor played for the Brisbane Broncos' NYC team. In 30 June 2013, he re-signed with the Broncos on a 3-year contract. On 5 October 2014, he played for the Broncos in their 2014 Holden Cup Grand Final match against the New Zealand Warriors, playing at halfback and kicking 2 goals in the 32-34 loss.
On 2 May, Taylor played for the Junior Kangaroos against Junior Kiwis, playing at halfback in the 22-20 win at Cbus Super Stadium. On 8 July, he played for the Queensland under-20s team against the New South Wales under-20s team, playing at halfback and kicking 2 goals in the 16-32 loss at Suncorp Stadium. On 5 August, he signed a 2-year contract with the Gold Coast Titans starting in 2016, after being released from the final year of his Broncos contract to pursue a first-grade opportunity.
Taylor made his NRL debut in the last game of the season against the Melbourne Storm, filling in for the injured Ben Hunt at halfback. His debut came to an end in the 28th minute after he suffered a compound fracture to a finger on his right hand during the Broncos' 8-15 loss at Suncorp Stadium. He was named at halfback in the 2015 NYC Team of the Year and was awarded the Holden Cup Player of the Year.
In February, Taylor played for the Titans in the 2016 NRL Auckland Nines. In Round 1 of the season, he made his club debut for the Titans against the Newcastle Knights, playing at halfback in the Titans 30-12 win at Cbus Super Stadium.