The Holden State of Origin arena was no stranger to Josh Morris prior to 2019, having appeared in the sky blue jersey 14 times prior to Game I this year.
He totals a whopping 15 Origin games, equivalent to Brydens Lawyers NSW Blues captain Boyd Cordner and three times more than Tom Trbojevic.
The 33-year-old also donned another Blue jersey this season, Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks, swapping Belmore for the beach after 10 seasons at the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs.
Round 9 vs Gold Coast Titans – 26-18 W
A kick off the boot of halfback Chad Townsend on the final tackle to the in goal looked a risky play, until a flying Josh Morris raced in to score his second try of the day.
Sprinting from his left edge, past unsuspecting Titans players, Morris even beat his own teammates Kurt Capewell and Bradon Hamlin-Uele to the ball.
The experienced centre had totalled five tries in only nine appearances for the Sharks after they went on to beat their opponents 26-18.
Morris went on to triple that try count for the rest of the season and ended 2019 scoring an incredible 15 tries.
State of Origin Game I – 18-14 L
It had been 10 years since Josh Morris made his State of Origin debut as he walked onto the field at Suncorp Stadium 5 June 2019.
19 minutes into the match and Morris had opened the 2019 Origin series by scoring his sixth try in the Blues Jersey.
James Tedesco managed to escape the grip of Cameron Munster to send a quick ball out to a ready and raring Josh Morris, who charged through Corey Oates and Michael Morgan to the try-line.
Blues boys all ran in to celebrate with the Origin Veteran after he showed them all how it’s done.
What a welcome back.
Josh Morris and wife Elise announced the exciting news that they are awaiting the birth of their second child.
The couple already have a daughter, Cali, who turned two this year and is awaiting big sister honours when her sibling is born very soon.