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Josh Morris

Josh Morris
  • Date of Birth: 23-08-1986
  • Height: 182
  • Weight: 98
  • Position: Centre
  • Rep. Honours: 6 Tests for Australia (2009, 2011-14), Four Nations (2009, 2011), World Cup (2013), 14 games NSW (2009, 2012-16), NRL All Stars (2010, 2013), World All Stars (2016), Country Origin (2007, 2011-12), PM’s XIII (2008, 2011, 2013)
  • Junior Clubs: Kiama Knights
  • Previous Clubs: St George Illawarra Dragons
  • FG Debut: St. George-Illawarra v Gold Coast, Suncorp Stadium, 18/03/2007 (Rd 1)
  • Club Debut: v Manly, ANZ Stadium, 14/03/2009 (Rd 1)
  • Instagram: jmozzle

Name: Josh Morris

Junior Club: Kiama Knights

Birthplace: St. George

What do you like to do away from football?

Away from football I like to catch up with mates and go to the beach.

What was your first job?

My first job was at the local Pizza Haven in Kiama making pizzas.

What are your goals in Rugby League?

My main goals in Rugby league would have to be to win a Grand Final with the Bulldogs with my brother Brett and to play at the highest level for the rest of my career.

What do you love about Rugby League?

The thing I love most about rugby league is playing with some of my best mates every day.

Who has been the biggest influence on your career?

My biggest influence would be my twin brother Brett, since we were kids we have always pushed each other to get to the NRL and he continues to inspire me every day.

What is your earliest league memory?

My earliest memory in rugby league would be when I was five and I would get annihilated every game because I was so tiny!

What is your best moment in league so far?

My best memory in rugby league would have to be representing Australia alongside my twin brother Brett.

Best piece of advice you have been given?

Tough times don’t last, tough people do.

What advice would you give to a young rugby league player?

You have to be prepared to make a lot of sacrifices to get to the top level.

Who is the player you looked up to as a kid and why?

The player I most looked up to was Paul McGregor; he was a truly great player and also my mentor coming through the lower grades when I started at the Dragons.

What are your memories of your first NRL game?

My first ever game was against the Titans at Suncorp in front of an absolutely packed stadium and it was boiling hot!

Favourite sportsman and why?

My favourite sportsman would have to be Michael Jordan, he is the greatest of all time.

What can’t you live without?

I would have to say sleep, sleep is great.

What player do you most enjoy playing with/against?

My favourite opponents would have to be Jamie Lyon, Justin Hodges and Greg Inglis.

What is the TV show you never miss?

I would never Miss Game of Thrones and Ballers. Winter is coming.

What is on your bucket list?

I would have to say travelling in the European Summer (Right in the middle of footy season!) with my partner.

If you could play another sport, what would it be?

I would play soccer.

If you weren’t playing league, what would you be doing?

If I wasn’t playing league I’m not sure what I would be doing, but it would be something outdoors.

How would you like to be remembered at the end of your career?

I would like to be remembered as a consistent player who always gave 100%.