Four Nations 2011: Adrian Morley proud to win 50th cap

Four Nations final: England v Australia

Venue:
Elland Road, Leeds
Date:
Saturday, 19 November
Kick-off:
1800 GMT
Coverage:
Commentary on BBC 5 live sports extra and BBC Sport website; live text commentary on BBC Sport website & mobiles; watch live on Sky Sports 2 (subscription required); highlights on BBC Two (1700 GMT, Sunday, 20 Nov)
Adrian Morley
Morley hopes England can revenge the 36-20 defeat by Australia on 5 November

England and Warrington forward Adrian Morley says he will be a proud man when he collects his 50th international cap on Saturday in the Four Nations final.

England face Australia at Elland Road, with Morley set to become Britain's most capped rugby league player.

"Early on in my international career I missed many matches," Morley, 34, told BBC Radio Merseyside.

"But to reach 50 caps, it hasn't sunk in yet. It's pretty incredible and I'm very proud."

England beat New Zealand 28-6 last weekend to reach the Four Nations final against the Australians.

Steve McNamara's team lost 36-20 to the Kangaroos in their last meeting at Wembley on 5 November, and Morley believes this Saturday's showdown will be a career-defining match for him.

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"It's the biggest game of my career," added Morley, whose milestone is made up of winning caps for both Great Britain and England.

"I've been involved in a few deciders and a few Tri-Nations or Four Nations finals, but this is the biggest.

"By all accounts it's going to be a sell-out and that will be beneficial, but we've got the confidence and belief to go on and take this title.

"Although I've played many Test matches, I've had very little success internationally, so to get the win on Saturday would be a dream come true."

You can hear more from Adrian Morley in Try Time on BBC Radio Merseyside from 2000 GMT on Thursday, 17 November on 95.8 FM, 1485 MW, DAB and at bbc.co.uk/liverpool

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