Player Profile

Danny Walker

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Danny Walker

position Hooker
D.O.B29/06/1999
Weight 78kg
Height 170cm
Sponsor Smartway Dry Cleaners

Biography

Warrington-born Danny played his junior rugby with Rylands Sharks and Crosfields before joining the Widnes Scholarship programme. While studying the BTEC National Diploma in Sport and the Advanced Apprenticeships in Sporting Excellence programme consistent progress on the pitch saw the tenacious 'Deej' sign his first senior professional contract, at 16 years of age. The former England Scholarship representative debuted for the England Academy team against France in May 2016, securing a place in the touring party to Australia in July 2016, while 2017 saw Danny selected for the new National Performance Programme. Naming his England Academy and Super League debuts as his career highlights Danny's ambition is to establish himself as a senior player with the Vikings having signed a four year contract extension in 2017. Voted Young Player of the Year in 2017 Danny was a try scorer as England U18s beat France. Away from rugby Danny is a keen supporter of Liverpool FC.

                                            

Career record at 31st December 2017                         12 apps