The Blues winger has not pulled on the red jersey since the defeat to France in 2003, but his desire to play for Wales is still as strong as ever.
And with 10 Welshman currently on Lions duty in New Zealand, Morgan knows he must seize the opportunity.
"When I was picked for the tour, I had a chat with Mike (Ruddock) and Scott Johnson and they both said there's an opportunity here for me," said Morgan.
"So having got on the trip and been picked for the first Test I've got to take my chance with both hands and not let anyone down."
The 26-year-old has struggled with injury over the last two years and the form of British Lion Shane Williams has seen him move above Morgan in the pecking order.
But now the Cardiff flyer, who first broke into the Welsh team five years ago, is ready to give Ruddock a selection headache - and believes Wales' adventurous playing style will suit his game.
"It's always good to get the ball in your hands out wide and show you can still finish," said the nine-times capped Morgan.
"The way Wales play now they like to throw the ball out, so that will suit me even more."
Morgan missed the first part of the tour - a sightseeing stop over in the Big Apple - as he was on Heineken Cup duty with Cardiff in Italy. But he's now joined up with the squad and is raring to go ahead of the first game in Hartford.
"The boys said it was good in New York, but obviously I had a job to do against Viadana to help the Blues qualify for the Heineken Cup," he said "Now I've got another job to do out here and I cant wait."
Sam Cross and Luke Treharne have been named as co-captains of the Wales Sevens side as head coach Gareth Williams names his 12-man squad to play in the first leg of the HSBC World Series in Dubai next weekend.
Bedwas head coach Steve Law and players Nicky Griffiths and Alun Rees extol the virtues of the close knit club as they prepare to host third place RGC 1404 - who are one place head of them on the Principality Premiership points table - on Saturday.
Many of the Wales squad have said Diolch (thank you) to someone who played an important part in their early playing days by nominating them to be invited to the Wales v South Africa match. One person, Gowerton Comprehensive geography teacher Mr Dean Mason was nominated by two of his former pupils, Dan Biggar and Sam Davies.
The second WRU disability rugby pilot has been delivered, this time in Caerphilly schools, culminating in a festival at the Caerphilly Centre of Sporting Excellence, Ystrad Mynach tomorrow. Plans are in place to set up a Disability Rugby Club in Newbridge to provide long-term playing opportunities.
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