Jonathan Walker (rugby league)

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Jonathan Walker
Personal information
Full name Jonathan Walker
Born (1991-02-20) 20 February 1991 (age 26)
England
Height 190 cm (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 98 kg (15 st 6 lb) [1]
Playing information
Position Prop
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2009 Gateshead Thunder 7 0 0 0 0
2010–13 Castleford Tigers 50 4 0 0 16
2010 loan Doncaster 2 0 0 0 0
2013 loan Keighley Cougars 1 0 0 0 0
2014 Hull Kingston Rovers 7 0 0 0 0
2014–15 Leigh Centurions 9 1 0 0 4
2015 loan Whitehaven 5 0 0 0 0
2015 loan London Broncos 12 1 0 0 4
2016– Bradford Bulls 4 0 0 0 0
2016 Dewsbury (Loan) 1 0 0 0 0
Total 98 6 0 0 24
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2012– Scotland 6 2 0 0 8
As of 12 March 2017
Source: RLP, [1]

Jonathan Walker is a professional rugby league footballer who currently plays for Bradford Bulls. He is by preference a Prop and has previously played for Castleford Tigers, Hull Kingston Rovers and Leigh Centurions.

Club career[edit]

Walker started his career with Castleford Tigers. In 2009, he was loaned out to Gateshead Thunder,[2] where he made seven appearances. He made his début for Castleford against Wigan Warriors in round 16 of 2010's Super League XV, coming off the interchange bench for his first game.

He joined Hull Kingston Rovers from Castleford Tigers in October 2013.[3] He spent one season at the club before joining Leigh Centurions. He spent 2015 on loan at the London Broncos.

Walker signed a two-year deal with the Bradford Bulls following the 2015 season.

Representative career[edit]

Walker has been capped 4 times for Scotland in the 2014 European Cup.

He played in the 2014 European Cup tournament, scoring his first international try in the tournament's opening game against Wales. Walker also played in the 2015 European Cup tournament.

Personal life[edit]

Jonathan is the twin brother of fellow rugby league player Adam Walker.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The official Engage Super League web site". web page. Super League. Retrieved 20 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Gateshead Thunder signings ready to impress". Evening Chronicle. 9 February 2009. Retrieved 21 February 2016. 
  3. ^ a b "Super League: Jonathan Walker leaves Castleford to join twin at Hull KR". Sky Sports. 4 October 2013. Retrieved 15 December 2014.