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Sydney Swans player Elijah Taylor pleads guilty to assaulting ex-girlfriend

Sydney Swans player Elijah Taylor has pleaded guilty to assaulting his ex-partner at a Perth hotel earlier this month.

The 19-year-old was stood down by the AFL club two weeks ago after he was charged with aggravated assault occasioning bodily harm following the incident.
Taylor made his first appearance in the Perth Magistrates Court this morning and pleaded guilty to the charge.
Elijah Taylor of the Swans
Elijah Taylor made his debut with the Swans this season. (Getty)

A pre-sentence report has been ordered and he is due to reappear in court again on December 2 for sentencing.

His bail was extended until then.

Taylor refused to comment to waiting media outside court.

Source: 9News | News Colony

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