Warrington Wolves news: Danny Walker signs new deal

Danny Walker
Danny Walker signs new contract deal with Warrington

Warrington have announced that Danny Walker has signed a new long-term contract extension until November 2024.

The Warrington-born hooker has made 44 appearances for the club since joining in 2019, scoring eight tries.

He made his Super League debut for Widnes in 2017 before joining the Wolves, and has made two appearances for England Knights.

Walker had signed a 12-month extension with the club in June for the 2022 season.

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Danny Walker: Warrington is the only place I want to be

He said: “I’m made up to have signed a new deal.

“It’s good to have that security under my belt for the next few years. Hopefully I can push on now and it will be a successful few seasons.

“It’s been really enjoyable ahead of the new season and it’s been refreshing with all the new faces coming in. There’s loads of positivity around the place. We know what we need to get better on and we’ve all bought into what Powelly [Daryl Powell] and the other coaches have introduced.

“Warrington is the only place I want to be. Stepping out there and representing the town means everything. Ever since I was three or four that’s what I’ve wanted to do and it’s a proud moment every week for me and my family.”

Daryl Powell “delighted” to retain Danny Walker

Warrington head coach Daryl Powell added: “Danny’s a really good player now and he’s going to be an outstanding player in the future.

“He’s got some really good leadership attributes and there’s an edginess about him that you want hookers to have. He’s a tough kid and his skillset is growing all the time.

“I’m delighted that he’s extended his contract and he’s a big part of the future of our club.”

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