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NRL wrestle is back and it's ugly: Raiders coach Ricky Stuart

David Barbeler Canberra coach Ricky Stuart says the NRL's off-season edict about cleaning up the ruck have been ignored, leaving him no choice but to join in on trying to win ugly.

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Cameron Smith could coach, says Billy Slater

Cameron Smith.

Roy Ward Storm fullback Billy Slater says captain Cam Smith's decision to finish his career at the club will make it easier for other stars to stay in purple and blue or move to the Storm.

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Billy Slater closes in on 250th but debut game still a highlight

A longer-haired Billy Slater plays for Storm in 2005.

Roy Ward For all the highlights in Billy Slater's career, he doesn't remember too many matches.

Penrith rookie Matt Moylan primed for rematch with Melbourne star Billy Slater

Room for improvement: Matt Moylan said Penrith will need to lift against Melbourne on Saturday.

Michael Carayannis A star-struck Matt Moylan grew up idolising Melbourne fullback Billy Slater. So you sense that the Panthers No.1 was on edge when he opposed Slater in just his third first grade game last year.

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I take nothing for granted, says Billy Slater

Brothers in arms: Cameron Smith (right) and Billy Slater on Saturday night.

Roy Ward Billy Slater's career has been built on blinding speed and sharp agility.

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Billy Slater and Cameron Smith return for Melbourne Storm trial match

Cameron Smith

Melbourne Storm brings out the big guns for its final NRL trial game against Canterbury.

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Cameron Smith's pending decision whether to leave Storm or stay is no burden, says Billy Slater

Greg Buckle Billy Slater says the uncertainty over Cameron Smith's playing future is no burden.

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Canberra Raiders desperate to end home NRL drought

Raiders star Brett White, right, is determined not to lose another home game.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders may be forced into a late change for Sunday's crucial home clash against Melbourne. 

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Rugby League World Cup: We need to improve, says Billy Slater

Australia's Billy Slater (L) is tackled by England

Michael Carayannis Australia were unsettled in their 28-20 victory against England in their Cup opener after a poor first 20 minutes.

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Billy Slater says nightclub brawl is a wake-up call

A shaken but unharmed Billy Slater has described his involvement in a nightclub fight in Manchester as a wake-up call for Kangaroos players at the Rugby League World Cup.

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Billy Slater to keep his Kangaroos spot

Billy Slater is set to keep his spot in the Kangaroos' Rugby League World Cup side despite his involvement in an early-morning fight at a Manchester nightclub.

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Billy Slater shrugs off nightclub attack as team focuses on game

Billy Slater.

Michael Carayannis Australian camp rallies around full-back as it looks to turn its attention to the quarter-final against the US.

Billy Slater held by police after alleged nightclub scuffle

Australia's Billy Slater (L) is tackled by England

Adrian Proszenko Billy Slater has been detained by police in the United Kingdom in yet another incident involving the Kangaroos in Manchester.

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Billy Slater's wife defends star's actions after nightclub altercation

Billy and Nicole Slater

Michael Carayannis Billy Slater's wife Nicole has leapt to the defence of her husband saying the unprovoked night club fight could have killed the Kangaroos star.

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Billy Slater breaks his silence about nightclub fight

Screen grabs from Channel 7 news of Billy Slater being punched and retaliating

Michael Carayannis The Kangaroos have rallied around rattled fullback Billy Slater as they look to turn their attention to their quarter-final against the USA this weekend.

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Kangaroos clampdown on players' nightlife following Billy Slater tussle

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Michael Carayannis Australian team members must now inform team management of their whereabouts and set a time for their return to the hotel as the fallout from Billy Slater's boozy night out continues.

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Billy Slater's Rugby League World Cup could be finished by knee injury

Billy Slater of Australia during the Rugby League World Cup Quarter Final match between Australia and USA

Michael Carayannis The same knee injury that kept Billy Slater sidelined for six weeks is expected to end his World Cup campaign.

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Rugby League World Cup over for Australian Kangaroos Billy Slater after knee injury in 62-0 win over USA Tomahawks

LEIGH, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 15: Billy Slater (R) of Australia warms up during the Australia Training Session at Leigh Sports Village on November 15, 2013 in Leigh, England. (Photo by Chris Brunskill/Getty Images)

Michael Carayannis The same knee injury that kept Billy Slater sidelined for six weeks is expected to end his World Cup campaign after he limped from the field during Australia's 62-0 win against the USA.

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Billy Slater a chance for shock return

WREXHAM, WALES - NOVEMBER 16:  Billy Slater of Australia during the Rugby League World Cup Quarter Final match between Australia and USA at Racecourse Ground on November 16, 2013 in Wrexham, Wales.  (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Brad Walter Billy Slater refuses to concede his World Cup campaign is over, and has been undergoing around-the-clock physiotherapy in a desperate bid to play against Fiji in next weekend's semi-final at Wembley...

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Brent Tate may switch to forwards as Billy Slater is ruled out of Kangaroos' World Cup semi-final

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Brad Walter LONDON: Brent Tate told Australian coach Tim Sheens before the World Cup that he would be play in the front row if neccesary to gain selection and while he may not have to go to those lengths the...

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