Hornets welcome new experience ahead of Auckland AFL season

The Howick Hornets have welcomed Travis Walker into the club ahead of the 2018 Auckland AFL season which kicks on September this year.


Travis brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience and will be filling in the role of Assistant Coach and Ruckman / Key Forward. The Hornets playing group is very excited to have more experience within the squad, which is also an opportunity for them to develop their own game.

Travis started his football career at Narre Warren Football Club in Melbourne. He then moved onto the EFL and payed a few years for Silvan FC with his mates before finishing up his junior year at Dingly FC. At Dingly he has achieved a Grand Final win and also achieved best on ground being awarded the Lloyd Griffiths medal.


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Travis’ senior career saw him move out to country football. Playing in country football provided Travis valuable experience and helped develop his game. We have heard through valuable sources that Travis is powerful ruckman who is able to win the contest by dominating his opponent. Travis finished up in Australia at Heatherton FC before jumping the ditch and coming to the Hornets.

The Hornets Club and Family would like to welcome Travis to the club and look forward to playing footy with him this 2018 season.


Story – www.hornetsafl.co.nz