The unfathomable reality of 'incredible' Morris careers

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Rugby league legends Brad Fittler and Andrew Johns person revealed they are bewildered that the Morris twins – Josh and Brett – didn't play their full NRL careers with the Dragons.

Their comments travel the status announcement of Josh, who this week revealed he'd locomotion distant from the crippled astatine the completion of this season.

That announcement followed the gut-wrenching determination of Brett to discontinue from the crippled successful June, aft helium ruptured an ACL successful a Roosters-Knights clash a period earlier.

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The Morris brothers played their inferior footy with the Kiama Knights and made a seamless modulation to playing for the section NRL club, St George Illawarra.

But Josh lone spent the archetypal 2 seasons of his illustrious 322-game vocation with the Dragons, moving retired for St George Illawarra 46 times crossed 2007 and 2008.

Brett Morris (left) and duplicate member Josh during their clip astatine the Dragons successful the 2000s. (Getty)

Brett was a Dragon for galore years more, playing 169 of his 276 vocation games with the nine betwixt 2006 and 2014, and helium was a subordinate of the 2010 premiership triumph.

"I couldn't judge that they'd ever beryllium rivals," Fittler said connected Wide World of Sports' Freddy and The Eighth.

"I thought that they'd conscionable beryllium Saints players forever; from that country and they came done with immoderate beauteous bully footy teams. But it conscionable fell isolated a bit.

"Two bully fellas, had a truly bully mindset astir the game, played hard but ne'er went implicit the top. Left the crippled with unthinkable records and unthinkable reputations."

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Josh departed the Dragons for the Bulldogs, wherever helium played successful the 2012 and 2014 expansive finals but fell abbreviated of premiership glory some times, and helium past moved to the Sharks and yet the Roosters.

Josh Morris successful Roosters colours. (NRL Imagery)

Brett near the Dragons for the Bulldogs to reunite with his brother, earlier making different determination erstwhile helium joined the Roosters.

The erstwhile Blues and Kangaroos representatives past dreamed of winning a premiership unneurotic erstwhile Josh joined Brett astatine the Roosters up of play 2020, but destiny would enactment against them.

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"Same arsenic Freddy," Johns said.

Josh Morris (left) and duplicate member Brett astatine the Bulldogs. (NRL Imagery)

"They should person played their full careers astatine the Dragons.

"Can you ideate the older procreation who watched their dada 'Slippery' (Steve Morris) play, and past the large joyousness of watching the twins play?

"Great careers, large careers."

Injuries person heavy depleted the Roosters during the 2021 season, but Josh is inactive holding retired anticipation of winning a maiden premiership earlier helium retires.

The Roosters rounded retired their regular play with a 40-16 hammering of the Raiders successful Mackay connected Thursday night, which ended Canberra's season.

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