Secret of Ex-Rugby League Prop Adam Walker’s Cause of Death
Former Hull KR and Scotland prop Adam Walker’s cause of death shocked many fans after he passed away at the age of 31 on October 4, 2022, with tributes pouring in for him.
The star came through the ranks at Huddersfield Giants and then made over 100 appearances for Hull KR over three years. He then spent brief stints at St Helens, Wakefield, and Salford and featured in both the Challenge Cup final and the Grand Final.
Walker earned 14 caps for Scotland between 2012 and 2019, representing his nation at the 2013 World Cup. Scotland Rugby League operations director Ollie Cruickshank said: “Everyone involved with Scotland Rugby League is saddened to learn of the passing of Adam.
“Adam played with pride every time he stepped on the pitch for Scotland and was a member of our 2013 World Cup squad and a part of our 2014 European Championship winning team.
“Our thoughts are with Adam’s family and friends at this time.” Former teams and teammates took to social media to mourn his tragic passing.
A heartbroken Jackson Hastings, who played with Walker at Salford, said: “Rest in love Fozzy! Absolute horrible news. One of the best offloaders I’ve been lucky enough to play alongside. “Champion team-mate and someone who was miss understood. Best wishes to family and close friends during this tough time.”
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Adam Walker’s Cause of Death Is Still Secret
Although there is no official report about Adam Walker’s cause of death at this time, some rumors are claiming he lost his life because of heart disease.
Salford Red Devils tweeted: “Following the sad news earlier today, we offer our condolences to the family of Adam Walker on behalf of everyone at Salford Red Devils.”
St Helens added: “We join the rest of the rugby league in sending our deepest condolences to the family and friends of former Saint Adam Walker. #OnceaSaintAlwaysaSaint”
Huddersfield Giants posted: “Huddersfield Giants are deeply saddened by the news of the passing of our former player, Adam Walker. “Adam came through the club’s academy and played for the first team from 2010 to 2012. The thoughts of all at the club are with his family and friends at this difficult time.”
Grieving rugby league fans also took to Twitter to express their sorrow and pay their respects, with many posting “rest in peace”. One Hull KR fan wrote: “Always gave his all on the field for Rovers and was unlucky not to win a grand final with Salford. RIP.”
Another supporter commented: “Such sad news that former Rovers prop Adam Walker has passed away at a tragically young age. “Had his issues off the pitch, but he always led from the front on it. Sympathies to family, friends, and former teammates.”
And a final Salford supporter noted: “So saddened to hear about Adam Walker. “My condolences and love go to twin Brother Jonathan, Mum, Dad, friends, and family. Once a Red, Always a Red.”