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28 May 1976 |
Canterbury, New South Wales, Australia
|Height||1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Weight||102 kg (16 st 1 lb)|
|Position||Second-row, Lock, Five-eighth|
|1998–99||North Sydney Bears||42||9||0||0||36|
|2000–04||North Queensland Cowboys||94||32||20||0||168|
|2010–11||Wakefield Trinity Wildcats||46||10||0||0||40|
|As of 14 November 2011|
|Source: Yesterday's Hero and Rugby League Project|
Glenn Adam Morrison (born 28 May 1976 in Canterbury, New South Wales) is the head coach of Dewsbury Rams. Glenn began playing junior football for the Terrigal Sharks in the Central Coast Rugby League. He is a former Australian professional rugby league player who played for the Parramatta Eels, Balmain Tigers, North Sydney Bears, and the North Queensland Cowboys in the National Rugby League before moving to England to play for the Bradford Bulls and then the Wakefield Trinity Wildcats (captain) (Heritage #1274).
In 2001 Morrison was named the Cowboys' player of the year.
European Super League
In January 2007, Bradford Bulls head coach Steve McNamara appointed Morrison as vice-captain in his inaugural season at the club. That same year, Morrison made the Super League Dream Team. Morrison also won the T&A Player of the Year as well as the coaches' award, Players' Player of the Year and Supporters' Player of the Year titles in 2007
In 2008, Morrison made 733 tackles, the sixth highest in the entire competition.
After three years with the Bradford Bulls, Morrison signed with the Wakefield Trinity Wildcats for the 2010 season. After a successful first season at Wakefield, he signed for a further season in 2011.
In June 2011, Morrison was selected as a reserve in the inaugural England vs Exiles Origin match, at Headingley. He was promoted to the interchange bench after Warrington centre Matt King dropped out for personal reasons, and played for a large part of the game. Despite missing out on the Man of the Match trophy (picked up by Castleford Tigers stand off Rangi Chase), Morrison's performance was picked out as being amongst the best on the night.
- Country: Selected for Country Origin in 2001, 2003, 2004 and 2005.
On 11 November 2011, Morrison announced his immediate retirement from the game, acting on advice from health professionals, due to a serious shoulder injury. He remained at the Wakefield Trinity Wildcats, in the capacity of assistant coach.
Head coaching role
|1998||North Sydney Bears||22||12||3||-||-|
|1999||North Sydney Bears||20||24||6||-||-|
|2000||North Queensland Cowboys||20||4||1||-||-|
|2001||North Queensland Cowboys||23||52||13||-||-|
|2002||North Queensland Cowboys||15||60||7||16||-|
|2003||North Queensland Cowboys||22||36||7||4||-|
|2004||North Queensland Cowboys||14||16||4||-||-|
|2009||Wakefield Trinity Wildcats||23||28||7|
- "Official site of the Wakefield Trinity Wildcats". web page. Wakefield wildcats. 2011. Retrieved 16 June 2011.
- Honours Archived 30 October 2011 at WebCite at cowboys.com.au
- Wakefield Wildcats. "News - Glenn Morrison". wakefieldwildcats.co.uk. Retrieved 17 July 2015.
- Wakefield Wildcats. "News - Wildcats Captain Included in Exiles Squad". wakefieldwildcats.co.uk. Retrieved 17 July 2015.
- "Wakefield's Glenn Morrison forced by shoulder injury to retire". The Guardian. 11 November 2011. Retrieved 13 November 2011.
- Brown, Michael (5 February 2014). "Four shortlisted for Kiwis job". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 5 February 2014.