Morris made his debut for Neath in 1997 and went on to enjoy spells at Swansea, Leicester, Worcester, Cardiff and Northampton.
A solid scrummager with footballing skills that defied his frame, Morris was regarded as one of the best props in Europe and was rewarded with a place on the 2001 Lions tour of Australia. During that tour, Morris featured in six games including the third Test, in Melbourne.
But now, at 36-years-old, the 18-cap prop has moved to National Division Three South West to take up a player-coach role at the Gloucestershire club.
"I know exactly what I'm letting myself in for: rugby 24 hours a day!" said Morris. "Coaching is certainly the long-term goal, and I'm excited to work with youngsters as well as the older guys here.
"I've been around a long time so hopefully my experience will help, and I'm keen to impart whatever wisdom I've got. I'm well aware I've got a lot of progressing to do in the coaching department.
"But it's a great chance for me to bridge the gap between playing and coaching, and I've got a large part of the bargain to uphold. Any reputation anywhere in the world at any level can be smashed in a five-minute period, so I've got to maintain my levels and respect, and finish on a high as a player."