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Episode 143 - Adrian Morley

August 1, 2019

 

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In this podcast

3:30 – Welcome Adrian Morley

4:00 – The English invasion in the NRL

5:06 – George Williams

5:51 – Sam Burgess and the tough stuff

6:18 – Why he came over to the NRL

7:27 – His options when he first game out and why he chose the Roosters

9:00 – Growing up in Salford

10:35 – Man Utd and Salford FC

12:07 – Ryan Giggs

13:30 – Backyard battles and motivation from his older brother Chris

14:50 – His young fella Leo

15:10 – The love of the physical side of the sport & why he loved it

16:40 – How the Leeds Rhinos first spotted him

19:02 – Debuting in the English league at 17

19:50 – Playing with his hero Ellery Hanley

20:49 – His first job before Super League

21:54 – The feeling of the Challenge Cup at the old Wembley Stadium

23:55 – The toughness of Barrie McDermott & Terry Newton

26:33 – Coming together for the Great Britain team

28:52 – First meeting Nick Politis

29:41 – Who’s would lead him more astray - Bryan Fletcher or Brett Finch?

31:00 – His first grade debut in the NRL and the differences between the competitions

32:39 – Love for the fitness and conditioning

33:46 – The worst preseason under Ricky Stuart and Ronnie Palmer

35:32 – Who were the NRL players who went after Moz when he came over

36:55 – 2002 Grand Final and getting stuck into Richard Villasanti

39:26 – Where the arm guard comes from

40:14 – Rivalry with the Bulldogs in 2003 & 2004

41:01 – The urban myth of the “book”

42:45 – His coaches approaches to him after his suspensions

44:33 – What was going through his head when he got sent off against Australia after 12 seconds?

47:16 – Why he came back to the U.K?

48:55 – Stand out over his career in leadership

51:07 – Winning a Challenge Cup vs the Super League

52:15 – Finishing his career at his home town of Salford

52:45 – His body post footy

54:01 – Concussions

54:45 – His most memorable try of his career

55:40 – Collisions against Ruben Wiki

57:40 – How Jason King got in the book

58:22 – Favourite ground to play at and his boggy ground

60:53 – 5 people he would invite to a private dinner party

 

 

 

 

ADRIAN MORLEY 

 

My special guest is Adrian Morley. Adrian is a former Rugby League league player who's professional journey started at Leeds and finished in Salford and included a very successful stint in the NRL for the Sydney Roosters. His the first player to win an NRL and Super League competition while also having the honour of representing Great Britain in 30 tests and England in 23 tests.

 

 

 

 

 

Related Episodes - Episode 83: Luke Ricketson | Episode 104: Barrie McDermott 

Episode 120: Anthony Minichiello | Episode 129: Craig Wing

 

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