Adrian Morley to end career with Leeds v New Zealand game

Adrian Morley
Adrian Morley began his professional career with Leeds Rhinos

Retiring prop Adrian Morley will end his career with a run out for his first club Leeds Rhinos in their Test warm-up against New Zealand on 23 October.

Ex-Great Britain international Morley, 38, left Leeds seven years after his 1995 debut to join Sydney Roosters.

He went on to play for Bradford, Warrington and Salford before announcing his retirement in September.

"It's fitting he should finish where he started," Rhinos chief executive Gary Hetherington said.

Adrian Morley and his Sydney Roosters team-mates
Adrian Morley is one of few players to have won a Premiership in the Super League and NRL.

"Adrian has served Leeds, England, Great Britain and the game with great distinction for 20 years," he added.

Morley made 173 Super League appearances for four clubs in addition to 30 GB caps and 23 England outings.

Leeds can call upon the majority of their squad, with retiring Jamie Peacock and England call-ups Kallum Watkins, Ryan Hall and Zak Hardaker unavailable.