Harlequins have announced that prostitute Jack Walker has extended his contract with the club, while Quins’ former fullback Mike Brown is set to return to the Premiership with the Leicester Tigers.
Walker follows club captain Stephan Lewies, who re-signed with the London club, who joined the team from Bath ahead of the 2021/22 season.
She soon established herself as the starting hooker for the Famous Quarters and was called up to England by Eddie Jones before her tour of Australia last year.
Still free, Walker was recalled to the England squad ahead of the 2022 Six Nations.
A great asset to the club
“It’s great to sign a new deal with the Harlequins. I’ve enjoyed every minute of my first two seasons since I started with this team. Being at this club and on the roster has been nothing short of a great experience,” Walker said when announcing his re-signing.
“Playing in the rugby knockout and getting a call-in from the national team have been my highlight so far with the Harlequins, but this is an extremely enjoyable place to come to work every day.
“This is an exciting team to be a part of and I look forward to what happens next.”
Harlequins Lineout and Defensive Coach Jerry Flannery praised the impact Walker has had since his arrival at the club.
“Jack remains a standout front-row presence and we are delighted to have him re-sign,” Flannery said.
Set ball practice has always been reliable and remains a great asset to this club, both on and off the pitch.
“The fact that he was selected for England is a testament to his hard work and dedication. At just 26, he has an incredibly exciting career ahead of him and we are very excited that he has made the decision to continue at Quins.”
Mike Brown’s Premiership return
Harlequins legend Mike Brown is set to return to the Premier League with the Leicester Tigers.
The 37-year-old was clubless at the end of last season after his contract with the Newcastle Falcons expired and has not played professional rugby since.
However, the Premiership holder is on trial at the Leicester Tigers. Sports Mailand he’ll probably be on the team before the season ends.
Fullback Freddie Steward tied with England ahead of the Six Nations on Monday, and the Tigers’ full-back depth will increase further when Freddie Burns moves to the Highlanders next month.
The veteran fullback would provide the Tigers’ interim head coach Richard Wigglesworth with a short-term solution in the position by the end of the season.
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Harlequins: As Jack Walker re-commits, Mike Brown prepares for Premiership return with Leicester Tigers was originally published on Planetrugby.com.