Ex-Super League veteran Gareth Widdop suffers horrendous skin injury for Halifax Panthers against Sheffield Eagles

FORMER Super League veteran Gareth Widdop has posted a photo on social media after suffering a horrendous skin condition for Halifax Panthers whilst going up against Sheffield Eagles on Friday night.

Widdop, who signed a deal with his hometown club after two years with Castleford Tigers in Super League, was part of the Fax side that lost to Sheffield on Friday night with a scoreline of 28-0.

However, if the result wasn’t bad enough to take back home to The Shay, then the aftermath of the 4G pitch at the Olympic Legacy Park in Sheffield.

A horrific burn-like skin issue is present on Widdop’s leg and knee which looks incredibly sore.

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