In the aftermath of a gas explosion, Channel 7's footy commentator Brian Taylor was
In hospital with minor burns to his face and nose after a gas explosion at his northern Victorian residence, Channel 7 AFL analyst Brian Taylor is recovering.
He was 59 years old and a licensed plumber when the incident occurred.
An air ambulance took him to a Melbourne medical facility, where he's being monitored.
As of Thursday, Taylor is expected to be released from the
This weekend's AFL finals for Channel 7 are expected to be broadcast with him commentating.
This shot was published by Walhalla's local fire department on Wednesday.
Ambulance Victoria said it was "assisting Ambulance Victoria with a minor gas explosion that injured one of the household's male residents, who was evacuated to hospital for treatment."
As a result, "We wish them
As of 12:23 p.m., a Country Fire Association official confirmed that the event did not result in a fire and was brought under
As Taylor recently explained to the Herald Sun, "creating stuff" is one of his
Welding is a skill that my father taught me, so it was natural for me to excel at it. Taylor described his father as "extremely skilled with his hands."
He would tell me to strip the bike down after every racing event and polish the pistons and barrels.
I was schooled in a way that was a little Recent years have seen me crafting tables from reclaimed wood. Likewise, my woodworking skills have improved. We are preparing to leave for the shed, and I'll be in there all day doing nothing but enjoying myself.
Port Adelaide and Geelong will meet in a qualifying final on Friday night. Taylor played 140 games for Richmond and Collingwood from 1980 to 1990.
In Tasmania on Saturday afternoon, Sydney and GWS will face off in an elimination final, completing the first week of the finals.
During Saturday night's preliminary finals matchup in Adelaide, Melbourne and Brisbane will duke it out for a berth
In Tasmania on Sunday afternoon, the Western Bulldogs and Essendon will conclude the weekend with an elimination final.
Perth's Optus Stadium is set to host the 2021 grand final if it cannot be played at the MCG, according to AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan.
For the second year in a row, Victoria is under a COVID-19 lockdown for the finals
An official decision will be made this week by the state government, which has a long-term deal to host the championship.