Brett Morris has retired from representative football

Discussion in 'State of Origin and other State Leagues' started by OldPanther, Jul 15, 2017.

  1. AlwaysGreen

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    Always put his body on the line for NSW which is more than I can say for a lot of the blokes he played with.
     
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  2. Shorty

    Shorty Moderator Staff Member

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    I doubt it, defensively he saved at least 3 trys this series and did his job.
    But he looked exhausted out there, like the whole experience takes too much out of him these days.
     
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  3. Jason Maher

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    It is like having needles shoved in my eyeballs seeing him (and his brother) wearing that shitstain blue and white jersey.
     
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  4. Desert Qlder

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    That 'automatic' status is extremely tenuous with the form of Holmes. The left wing is his for any rep side.

    Gagai is a WL Medal winner, so it is a brave selector that pushes Morris to the right.

    As to NSW next year, who the hell knows? So you don't appear to have thought this through very well.
     
  5. butchmcdick

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    Not in qld

    He's getting a statue next to wally at Lang park for services to qld
     
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  6. Hutty1986

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    Absolutely magnificent finisher and the best winger in the world for a big chunk of his career. Always played his guts out for NSW and his efforts in game 1 2014 will forever stay in SOO folklore. Glad saints got him when he was at his best.
     
  7. This Year?

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    With all due respect he was that good. His form hasn't been great since going to Canterbury with injuries plaguing him, but in his prime he was the top 5 wingers in the world. I was surprised he got selected for this SOO series, but I think he has the right to decide when to step aside for the young talent coming through.

    Champion player and one of the nicest blokes in rugby league,
     
  8. Nerd

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    Great winger and will be sorely missed by NSW.
     
  9. muzby

    muzby Village Idiot Staff Member

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    Only player I know who can bend both the defensive line and the sideline..

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  10. RecordBreakingMaroons.

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    Very good player. Fair. GOD bless him.
     
  11. gregstar

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    i still believe slippery rogered an ape to produce the twins.
     
  12. BennyV

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    In his prime, arguably the best pure winger of all time. Definitely Top 3. He had it all - speed, power, intelligence in defensive, and ridiculous finishing ability. Biggest mistake was leaving his spiritual home to pull on that vile blue and white rag.

    Good time for him to call it quits, the wing jerseys should belong to Turbo and Mansour next year onwards.
     
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  13. grouch

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    He's done it all.

    Won a comp
    Won a World Cup
    Part of the NSW squad when they won in 14
    Won a World Club Challenge title (and was man of the match)
    NRL top tryscorer in 09
    135 career tries and counting

    That's a "very good" career by any standard
     
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