Former Queensland State Of Origin Star Carl Webb Dies At 42 After Battle With Motor Neurone Disease – BRB NEWS


The rugby world is grieving after the death of former Queensland representative Carl Webb. Webb, just 42 years old, has courageously fought motor neurone disease.

Webb, an NRL forward who played 187 games, had a remarkable career in rugby league. He played for the Broncos, Cowboys and Eels between 2000 and 2011, leaving an indelible mark on the sport. Webb also made 12 State of Origin appearances for Queensland, a testament to his skill and tenacity on the field.

Webb’s battle against motor neurone disease has become public knowledge. Diagnosed four years ago, he has faced the degenerative condition with strength and resilience. His passing on Thursday night left the rugby community and fans around the world in a state of shock and grief.

Tributes have poured in across the sporting world following news of Webb’s passing. Athletes, fans and friends took to social media to express their condolences and share memories of the formidable player.

Webb will be remembered not only for his contributions on the field but also for his spirit. He is known for his determination, both in his athletic career and in his fight against motor neurone disease.

As we remember Carl Webb, our thoughts are with his family, friends and the entire rugby community during this difficult time.

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