He was a gun half struck down by a mystery illness.
Ryan Stig had the NRL world at his feet.
He'd clocked up 13 games in first grade, just re-signed on a two-year-deal and then suddenly, without warning, his life had changed.
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What started as blurred vision spiralled into neurological issues and two years later he was diagnosed with Lyme disease.
A whopping seven years later he's back on the field and refusing to let go of his NRL dream.
This is his story!