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

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

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.

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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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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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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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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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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 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'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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