Luke Gale: Castleford Tigers scrum-half facing time out after appendix surgery
Castleford and England scrum-half Luke Gale could miss the rest of the season after undergoing appendix surgery.
The 29-year-old had an operation on Tuesday after starting to experience pains on Monday.
Gale has scored 13 tries in 26 Super League games this season.
He said: "This is a freak situation that could happen to anyone at any time and it's just really unfortunate for me that it has happened to me now at such a crucial point in the season."