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Leeds re-sign Luke Gale on three-year deal

Leeds re-sign Luke Gale on three-year deal
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Gale returns to the club where he began his rugby league career 15 years ago.

Leeds have announced the signing of England scrum-half Luke Gale from Castleford.

The 31-year-old former Man of Steel has signed a three-year contract and was unveiled by the Rhinos at a press conference at Headingley.

Leeds have paid an undisclosed fee, thought to be in the region of £150,000, for Gale, who had two years left on his Tigers deal.

The move sees Gale return to the club where his career began having joined the Rhinos' academy back in 2004.

Leeds director Kevin Sinfield said: "We are delighted to have secured a world-class talent in Luke Gale especially as he already has a close bond to the club.

"I remember him during his days in the academy and, having followed the journey of his career, it is great that he is coming back to Emerald Headingley."

Gale missed the entire 2019 season with an Achilles tendon injury
Gale missed the entire 2019 season with an Achilles tendon injury (Danny Lawson/PA)

Gale said at the news conference: "It's a pretty incredible story really. It's come full circle."It's been a burning ambition of mine to come back and I'm over the moon that it's happened.

"I can't wait to get started."

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