Bulldogs.com.au catches up Brett Morris as he tackles the 2016 pre-season off the back of knee surgery in the off season.
Name: Brett Morris
Junior Club: Kiama Knights
Birthplace: St. George
What do you like to do away from football?
Away from football I like to play with my kids and go surfing.
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 be successful.
What do you love about Rugby League?
The thing I love most about rugby league is playing the sport I love with some of my best mates.
Who has been the biggest influence on your career?
My biggest influence would be my mum, she has been there for me and Josh through the whole journey.
What is your earliest league memory?
My earliest memory in rugby league would be getting belted when I was a four year old playing against six year olds.
What is your best moment in league so far?
My best memory in rugby league would have winning a grand final.
Best piece of advice you have been given?
Train hard and have fun.
What advice would you give to a young rugby league player?
Always have fun, no matter what you are doing.
Who is the player you looked up to as a kid and why?
The player I most looked up to was Brad Fitler, he was a great leader on the field.
What are your memories of your first NRL game?
My first ever game was went super-fast and I got absolutely flogged, but it was a dream come true none the less.
Favourite sportsman and why?
My favourite sportsman would have to be Michael Jordan, he was the best as what he did.
What can’t you live without?
My family, they mean the world to me.
What player do you most enjoy playing with/against?
My favourite opponent/team mate would be Paul Gallen.
What is the TV show you never miss?
I would never Miss The walking dead, great TV show!
What is on your bucket list?
I would have to say travelling through the Mediterranean with my family.
If you could play another sport, what would it be?
I would love to be a professional surfer.
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 tough competitor who always gave 100%