Willie Walker

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This article is about the New Zealand rugby player. For the DC Comics character, see Black Racer (DC Comics). For the American blues guitarist, see Blind Willie Walker.
Willie Walker
Personal information
Full name Willie Walker
Date of birth (1978-05-19) May 19, 1978 (age 36)
Place of birth Opotiki, New Zealand
Height 6 ft 0 ins (1.83 m)
Weight 13 st 10 lbs (88 Kg)
Senior clubs*
Years Club Apps (points)
World Fighting Bull
Gloucester Rugby
Worcester Warriors

46 (297)
30 (261)
Representative teams
New Zealand Maori
* Professional club appearances and points
counted for domestic first grade only.

Willie Walker (born 19 May 1978, New Zealand) is a New Zealand rugby union footballer, currently playing in the Guinness Premiership for Worcester Warriors. He plays as a Fly-half or a fullback and has played for New Zealand Maori.

Walker joined Gloucester for the start of the 2006/07 season on a 2-year contract from World Fighting Bull. He made 24 appearances in all competitions during his debut season, scoring 220 points. This included 2 tries against Bath & Bristol. In his second season he made 23 appearances in all competitions, scoring 96 points. He scored 2 tries against Leicester Tigers and Bourgoin. On 22 May 2008, Walker signed a 2-year extension to his contract.

On 13 September 2008, Walker played a key role in Gloucester's victory at The Rec. He scored 1 try, 1 conversion, 2 penalties & 1 drop-goal to help Gloucester to a 21–17 victory.

On 16 May 2009, having played Nine games and scored 74 points whilst on loan to Worcester Warriors from Gloucester, it was officially announced that Walker had signed a 2-year deal with the Warriors, after being released from his contract by the Cherry & Whites. This new deal would keep Walker at the Worcester Warriors until 2011.

During his loan spell with Worcester Warriors Walker famously helped the Warriors achieve a huge derby double over local rivals Gloucester by kicking Worcester to victory both at Sixways and Kingsholm.

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