Nottingham Rugby have secured the loan signing of
Edinburgh Hooker Alun Walker until the end of the
The Scotland A front rower arrived at Meadow Lane on an initial
one month loan deal to cover for the injured Shaun Malton.
With Malton's injury likely to keep him out long term, Martin Haag
has moved quickly to bolster his squad.
Haag commented, "Alun has done well since he's been with us and
he fits the bill in terms of the type of player that we
needed. He fits in well and is a good character and has shown
in the matches he has played for us so far this season that he has
a lot to offer.
"He works hard in training and the good thing is that he's got
plenty of room for improvement. He'll get more game time here
which will help his development, so we're pleased to have him on
Walker had a spell out of the game with a hamstring injury that
required surgery and he's pleased to have the chance to get some
time on the pitch.
"After my operation I needed to get some more game time under
the belt and this opportunity came along at just the right
time. There's a good bunch of lads here at the club and I've
clicked well with them. Nottingham is a good city to live in
and I'm hoping that I can perform well down here and learn more of
"The Championship is very different to the Rabo Direct Pro
12. It's a slower game but it's more physical. It's
very forward orientated so it's a good league in which to develop,"