In-form Roosters winger Brett Morris is eyeing off one final year in the NRL in 2021 but will not consider doing so at any club other than the Roosters.
The 33-year-old winger described the 2019 and 2020 seasons as the two most enjoyable of his playing career, in something of a back-hander to former clubs St George Illawarra and Canterbury, and said he would not play on unless he could do so at Bondi – ideally alongside twin brother Josh.
"Having Josh on board here at the Roosters now is very exciting," Morris said.
"You witness the team play last year and how much I was enjoying it so for J-Moz to come across, he was very excited.
"I think we just enjoy being in the same team and really pushing each other and you've got some of the guys we do in our team it definitely brings out the best in you.
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"We've got Teddy there at the back, got an awesome forward pack, the backs are world-class backs.
"It makes your job a lot easier and you have a lot of trust in those guys and certainly makes it more enjoyable going to training and playing football."
Morris said he would not even consider going around for another year unless it was at the Roosters.
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"That's what I've told my manager, if I do play on it won't be for anyone else," he said.
"I won't be taking offers elsewhere. This club gave me a lifeline and since then it's been the best two years of my career in all honesty.
"I've really enjoyed it. It's something that discussions are happening and when they're finished I'm sure you guys will know about it."
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Morris was again impressive in round 10 despite his team's loss to Canberra in what was his comeback from a groin niggle that ruled him out in round nine.
He bagged two more tries, making it six in his past three games and taking his season tally to nine – equal top with Maika Sivo and Kyle Feldt.
The former Kangaroos representative leads all-comers for line breaks with 11.
Morris admitted his own form was part of the reason his previous expectation that this would be his final season in the NRL were now changing.
"The body is getting old and it takes a bit longer to recover and that sort of thing but I always said that I would give myself until mid-year to see how my form was, how I was playing," he added.
"I'm not going to let age dictate what I do, it's about football, what's happening on the field, am I still enjoying it, there's a lot of factors that go into it.
"Do my family still enjoy coming to the footy? It's a big effort taking three kids to the footy. I don't have to do it but my wife does. Some days are tougher than others.
"There's a lot of different factors that come into the decision. At the start of the year I probably would have said yeah, I've had a good career, I'll finish at the end of this year, see yas later, happy days.
"With the footy that I'm playing, it's making it hard."