Morris extends Harlequins stay

Thu, 06 Jul 2017 11:40
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NEWS: Harlequins confirm that fullback Aaron Morris has extended his contract with the club.

Morris joined Harlequins from Saracens in 2016, he made the first of his ten appearances for the club in the Anglo-Welsh Cup against Exeter Chiefs, scoring an impressive try in the 29-15 victory.

Morris, who was a member of the team which won the 2014 Junior World Cup, is a versatile player and is equally adept on the wing.

Confirming the news, Harlequins Director of Rugby, John Kingston said: "I am delighted that we have agreed a contract extension with Aaron Morris.

"In his first year at Harlequins, he has shown himself to be a highly accomplished full back who provides genuine competition for places in this position.

"He is currently recovering from a  shoulder operation and is expected to be fit in time for some of the pre-season games in August.

"He has a superb positive attitude to all that is asked of him and is a tremendous asset both on and off the pitch,"

Commenting on the news, the 22-year-old added: "I am thrilled to be extending my time at Harlequins. I thoroughly enjoyed my first year at the club with it being everything I hoped it would be prior to signing.

"The whole experience has been great from day one and I can’t wait to carry on wearing the shirt in the hope to bring more success for this talented squad, the club and its amazing fans,"

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