Jack Walker rugby player
Jack Walker rugby player

Jack Walker

6th May 1996 1.83m/109kg Hooker

Jack Walker is an English professional rugby union player who currently plays as a hooker for Harlequins in Premiership Rugby. He began his career at Yorkshire Carnegie and later joined Bath before making a move to Harlequins. Walker has also represented England at various age levels and has achieved success in international competitions.

Born in Steeton, West Yorkshire, Walker comes from a rugby background, with his father having played both Rugby Union and Rugby League. He attended Settle College and Prince Henry's Grammar School, where he initially played as a fly-half before transitioning to the forwards. In 2012, Walker received the Jaguar Academy of Sport rising star award.

Walker made his debut for Yorkshire Carnegie in 2013, becoming the youngest forward to appear for the club at the age of 17 years and 160 days. In 2015, he became the youngest captain in the club's history at 18 years and 256 days. In 2016, Walker signed with Bath for the 2016/17 season and made appearances for the team, including playing in the final of the 2017-18 Anglo-Welsh Cup.

In 2021, Walker joined Harlequins. He has represented England in various age groups, starting from under-16 to under-20. He was part of the England team that won the 2014 IRB Junior World Championship and the 2015 Six Nations Under 20s Championship. Walker captained the England under-20 team during the 2016 Six Nations Under 20s Championship and the subsequent 2016 World Rugby Under 20 Championship, where England emerged as champions.

In June 2022, Walker received his first call-up to the senior England squad by coach Eddie Jones. He was included in the squad for the 2023 Six Nations Championship under new coach Steve Borthwick. Walker made his senior debut for England in February 2023, coming on as a second-half replacement in a victory against Italy at Twickenham.

Throughout his career, Walker has achieved notable honors, including winning the World Rugby Under 20 Championship with England in 2014 and 2016 and the Six Nations Under 20s Championship in 2015. He also made a significant impact at Bath Rugby before making the move to Harlequins, where he continued to excel and earned a call-up to the England squad for their tour to Australia.

Ahead of the Rugby World Cup 2023, Walker has been named in the squad for England.



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2014 - 2015
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2016 - 2016
bath Bath Rugby
2016 - 2021
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england England
2022 - 2024