As a member of the 1915 Regina Rugby Club Piffles, Taylor led the team to the Western Rugby Championships in 1913, 1914, and 1915. In 1919, he won the coveted Hugo Ross Trophy.
Taylor became the president of the Regina Roughriders in 1934, president of the Western Interprovincial Football Union in 1937, and he was president of the Canadian Rugby Union in 1946.
Following his untimely death in 1947, Park de Young in Regina became Taylor Field. Neil was inducted posthumously into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 1963.