A MESSAGE FROM THE ALKER FAMILY

Following the sad news of Malcolm Alker’s passing, members of Malcolm’s family have requested to share the following message.

In loving memory of our dear brother, a true rugby legend and a champion on and off the pitch.

His loyalty, kindness and love for his family defined him. He will forever be in our hearts and thoughts, our brother. He is the strongest man we have ever known with a heart of gold, he would do anything for anyone. Words can’t express our sadness right now. We are beyond proud of all he has achieved.

Thank you everyone for showing your love.

Love you forever.

Melvin, Michael and Marlon.


The Club will host a book of condolence in the main stadium reception for those who wish to contribute. The Club will provide a further update across social media channels when the book is in place. This, along with condolence cards, will be shared with the Alker family ahead of the Castleford fixture. For those wishing to pass on condolence cards, please address to:

Alker Family
Salford Red Devils RLFC
Salford Stadium
1 Stadium Way
M30 7EY

Rest in Peace, Malcolm Alker

It is with huge sadness that Salford Red Devils confirm the passing of former-Salford captain, Malcolm Alker. 

Alker made 292 appearances for Salford between 1997 and 2010, spending his entire professional career with our club. Firstly named captain in 2000 at just 21 years-old, the hooker would eventually become Salford’s full-time captain.

in addition to representing Lancashire in 2002, his performances for Salford throughout the 2000s eventually gained him international recognition, receiving a call up and pulling on an England shirt on two occasions.

All our thoughts are with Malcolm’s family and friends at this difficult time. 

Willows Wall | Vote for your openside prop-forward

Hooker Malcom Alker bucked the trend of the 1970’s Championship winning sides dominating the ‘Willows Wall’ Heritage Team and now it’s time to vote for who will join Mike Coulman at prop-forward.
The vote is brought to you in association with Salford Red Devils Foundation and Capricorn Security.
Vote below:
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If you’d like to get your names alongside a host of Salford Red Devils legends contact John.Blackburn@Salfordreddevils.net and get your name on the ‘Willows Wall’ for £25.

Willows Wall | Malcolm Alker named at Hooker

Malcolm Alker becomes the first player not from the 1970’s Championship winning sides to be named in the ‘Willows Wall’ Heritage Team.
Alker made 292 appearances for Salford Red Devils between 1997 and 2010 and was a one-club man throughout his professional Rugby League career.
The hooker was an integral part of the Red Devils throughout the 2000’s and his performances even earned him international recognition appearing for England on two occasions. Alker also represented Lancashire in 2002.
Alker captained Salford at 21-years-old in 2000 and would go on to become the full-time captain of the Club.
Here is the full voting for hooker:
Malcolm Alker – 59.63%
Mark Lee – 11.18%
Paul Groves – 10.87%
Peter Edwards – 9.32%
Bert Day – 2.80%
Peter Walker – 1.86%
Ellis Devlin – 1.55%
Dean Rasitrick – 1.24%
Paul O’Neil – 1.24%
Frank Boardman – 0.00%
If you’d like to get your names alongside a host of Salford Red Devils legends contact John.Blackburn@Salfordreddevils.net and get your name on the ‘Willows Wall’ for £25.

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