Rob and Josh latest to sign for the Amps

Josh Walker. PNL-160106-111937002
Josh Walker. PNL-160106-111937002

Rob Bell and Josh Walker are the two latest players to sign up for Ampthill’s National 1 squad.

Open side forward Rob joins from Henley Hawks.

Rob Bell. PNL-160106-111926002

Rob Bell. PNL-160106-111926002

He is a Leicester Tigers academy graduate where he made one appearance in the Premiership.

He played for Birmingham & Solihull, Coventry and London Welsh in the Championship, EDF National Trophy & the British & Irish Cup making a total of 39 appearances.

In National 1 for Henley & Blaydon he accumulated 101 appearances scoring 43 tries.

The 26-year-old is a pilot officer in the RAF, for whom he has multiple caps at XVs & 7s as well as for the Combined Services.

Menawhile lock Josh Walker was born in Milton Keynes and joins from Bury St Edmunds where he progressed through the mini and youth system before captaining the first XV in National 2 in the 2015/16 season.

While a student at UWIC in Cardiff he was an integral member of their successful BUSA team and also made 21 appearances for Bedwas in the Principality Championship.

Amps head coach Paul Turner said: “Rob is a proven tough and uncompromising openside forward who will add to the mix at Ampthill.=

“Josh is a lock/blindside forward who captained England Students.”