Scrum-half Gale signs new Tigers deal

Luke Gale

Acting Castleford captain Luke Gale has signed a new five-year contract with the Super League club.

The 27-year-old scrum-half, who joined from Bradford Bulls in 2014, was under contract until 2017 but had been linked with a move away from The Jungle.

“It’s great to be able to put all the rumours to bed,” said Gale.

“I did have interest from elsewhere but I always wanted to stay here and I’d like to see out the rest of my career here at Castleford Tigers.”

Coach Daryl Powell said: “Luke Gale has been outstanding since he signed at Castleford Tigers and I expect him to improve every year he is with us.

“I fully expect him to become the next England half-back and look forward to him continuing to grow as a person and a player within our environment.”

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