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Billy Slater says Storm eager for Broncos challenge in match to decide finals fate

Focusing on victory: Melbourne No.1 Billy Slater.

Roy Ward Melbourne Storm faces elimination from the finals race if it loses to Brisbane Broncos.

Roger Tuivasa-Sheck a hit as Roosters No.1, says Billy Slater

Seemless transition: Roger Tuivasa-Sheck has thrived at fullback for the Roosters.

James Macsmith Roger Tuivasa-Sheck is making a seamless transition into the Sydney Roosters' No.1 jersey, according to Test fullback Billy Slater.

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Billy Slater will do almost anything to play Test football for Australia

Proud Australian: Billy Slater.

Brad Walter To understand how much Test football means to Billy Slater, you have to know that he spent a week in London before last year's World Cup semi-final and barely stepped outside the Australian team...

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Billy Slater under no pressure from Greg Inglis to be Maroons' No.1, says Mal Meninga

He's No.1: Queensland coach Mal Meninga has ended any speculation of Billy Slater losing his spot as Queensland fullback to Greg Inglis.

Daniel Lane Queensland coach Mal Meninga killed any possible speculation about Billy Slater's place in this year's State of Origin series by confirming Slater - and not Greg Inglis - would wear his team's No.

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Billy Slater not distracted by push for Greg Inglis

Top man: Billy Slater trains with the Australian team on Tuesday, ahead of Friday's Test against New Zealand.

Michael Chammas Greg Inglis' footsteps are getting louder, but Australian fullback Billy Slater has felt players coming for his rep jerseys his entire career.

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Jarryd Hayne ultimately may top Billy Slater and Greg Inglis

On the rise: Jarryd Hayne is at his best at fullback.

Michael Chammas As the push for Greg Inglis to replace Billy Slater as the Queensland and Australian No.1 gathers momentum, Eels superstar Jarryd Hayne is mounting a case of his own that ultimately could see him...

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Queensland Origin side rocked by injuries to Cameron Smith, Billy Slater

Maroons skipper Cameron Smith is in doubt for Origin II.

Adrian Proszenko Queensland could be without three-quarters of its spine for game two following revelations injuries to Cameron Smith and Billy Slater are worse than first thought.

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State of Origin II: Queensland selectors to wait on Greg Inglis, Billy Slater injuries

War wound: Billy Slater receives attention in Origin I.

Phil Lutton Queensland selectors will resist the urge to shake up their Origin side and give injured stars like Greg Inglis and Billy Slater every opportunity to prove their fitness before game two in Sydney...

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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

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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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