Luke Gale: Castleford Tigers & England half-back suffers further injury setback

Luke Gale featured in Castleford’s Super League semi-final defeat by Wigan last October

Castleford Tigers and England half-back Luke Gale is facing another prolonged period out injured after suffering a suspected ruptured Achilles tendon.

The 30-year-old, who had knee surgery during the close season, sustained his latest injury in training.

Gale also missed three months of 2018 with a fractured kneecap.

“He will be seeing a specialist to assess the injury but unfortunately the prognosis doesn’t look great,” said Tigers director of rugby