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Maroons great Carl Webb diagnosed with early-onset motor neurone disease, aged 38

Maroons great Carl Webb has been diagnosed with early-onset motor neurone disease at the age of 38.

The State of Origin side announced the news on Thursday morning. He played for Queensland 15 times.

Carl Webb after scoring a try for the Maroons at Suncorp Stadium in 2006.

Carl Webb after scoring a try for the Maroons at Suncorp Stadium in 2006.Credit:Getty

The Queensland Rugby League’s Men of League Foundation announced it was assisting Webb after his diagnosis.

The Mount Isa-born forward played a total of 187 NRL games with the Brisbane Broncos, North Queensland Cowboys and Parramatta Eels, as well as one Test for Australia against New Zealand in 2008.

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