Vale Carl Webb

Published Fri 22 Dec 2023

In the annals of Toowoomba Clydesdales history, one name that stands out is Carl Webb, Clydesdale #74.

A powerhouse on the field, Webb's contributions to the team between 1999 and 2004 have left an enduring legacy that will forever be etched in the hearts of fans. Today we pay tribute to the memory of this rugby league icon, who played 43 games for the Clydesdales, scoring an impressive 23 tries.


Carl Webb's journey with the Toowoomba Clydesdales began in 1999 when he first donned the iconic jersey. Hailing from the tough and rugged terrain of Queensland, Webb brought a tenacity and grit to the team that quickly set him apart as a force to be reckoned with. His early performances showcased a rare combination of skill, strength, and an unyielding determination to succeed.


Over the course of 43 games with the Clydesdales, Webb became a central figure in the team's success. His physical prowess and ability to break through defensive lines made him a formidable opponent for any rival team. Whether it was charging down the field with the ball in hand or executing bone-crushing tackles, Carl Webb exemplified the spirit of rugby league and earned the respect of teammates and opponents alike.


Carl made his NRL debut with the Brisbane Broncos in 2000 while playing with the Clydesdales. 2001 saw him first represent Queensland and the Australia in 2008.


More recently, Webb was a strong and dedicated supported of the Dalby Diehards seeing them triumph in the 2023 Toowoomba Rugby League A Grade Grand Final.


In closing, let us reflect on the impact of Carl Webb – a true legend of the Toowoomba Clydesdales. His memory will continue to inspire future generations of rugby league enthusiasts, reminding us all of the immeasurable power of sportsmanship, resilience, and the unbreakable bonds forged on the field.


Career information

NRL Clubs

2000 – 2004 Brisbane Broncos; 66 games scoring 21 tries

2005 – 2010 North Queensland Cowboys; 115 games scoring 16 tries

2011 Parramatta Eels; 6 games



2001 – 2008 Queensland; 15 games with 2 tries

2008 Australia; 1 game

2010 – 2011 Indigenous All Stars; 2 games