When you have a close affinity with a club from a certain area, you eventually go back there at some stage and for Adrian Morley, who has played for several teams in his career, it was the chance to go back to his roots at Salford that saw the veteran prop sign with the Salford City Reds for the 2014 season.
Morley, 36, is currently playing for Super League rivals the Warrington Wolves, and will link up with former Great Britain boss, Brian Noble.
NRL fans will remember Morley well for his hot-headed nature and his aggressive tempo, as the prop bids farewell to the Wolves, a side he played with for 7 years, and heads to Salford to go back to where it all began.
“I have had seven great years at Warrington and memories that will last a lifetime,” said Morley, who was born in Salford.
“Not only will I leave with winners medals but, more importantly, with friendships that will last forever.
“The decision to leave was not an easy one, but I am very proud of my Salford roots and felt the time was right to finish my career at the club I supported as a young boy.
“However, there is Buy Cialis still a lot of rugby to be played and so I will be more determined than ever to make 2013 a memorable season for the Warrington Wolves.”
Morley’s standing in the game as a player and as a veteran is a coup for the Reds, as owner Dr Marwan Koukash and coach Brian Noble form the sort of side they believe can go places in 2014. .
Despite his age, Morley is still playing at a high level and Noble believes he can continue that form for Salford next year.
“Adrian Morley is an outstanding legend in the game and I am thrilled we have attracted a player of his standing to Salford for next season,” Noble said.
“He brings with him a great example culturally, he has a lot of juice left in the legs and he has an emotional attachment to Salford. Adrian plays to a very high standard and it is a bonus to the fans that he is one of their own.
“Adrian is both a world-class person and player. He is a great communicator and knows what he wants after his life playing the game is finished. Going forward he is a fantastic ambassador for the game, never mind Salford.”