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End of the road for Morley?

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George Riley George Riley | 17:23 UK time, Thursday, 7 June 2012

Steve McNamara's latest England squad casts a major doubt over the international career of Great Britain's most-capped player.

Adrian Morley is a modern rugby league great, and while McNamara insists the international door remains open for the 35-year-old prop, my fear would be that the door is creaking shut.

Morley could yet return to the squad for the second of two Exiles games later in the summer, but on form and fitness - criteria the England coach continues to point to in underlining his selections, his absence is no real surprise. Morley is only two games back from a neck injury and has yet to commit to playing into 2013.

I can't think there are many rugby league romantics who would not want to see 'Moz' given the opportunity to bow out at next year's home World Cup.

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