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Billy Slater: Set to return to full contact work at training.

Slater to take major step in NRL comeback

Melbourne Storm champion Billy Slater will take a major step in his highly anticipated comeback when he begins full contact work on his reconstructed shoulder next week.

Bellamy brings the purple jinx to the US

The purple jinx: Storm coach Craig Bellamy and football manager Frank Ponissi were in the US when the All Blacks and ...

Oscar Wilde, the 19th century foppish English playwright made two visits to the US city, rejecting its art and architecture with a snort, dismissively declaring: "Must we go to Chicago to be educated?"

Leading brain expert questions concussion protocols

Not removed from field: Dale Finucane is attended to by a Storm trainer during the 2016 grand final against Cronulla ...

One of the country's leading authorities on brain injuries has warned the NRL missed an opportunity to show how serious it is about tackling concussion when Melbourne lock Dale Finucane's removal from the field was delayed late in the grand final.