Billy Slater

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Billy Slater said ( about Cameron Smith ) : “No player has played more games than Cameron Smith, and arguably no player has played it better than him,” External link

guardian Wednesday, October 14, 2020 8:20:00 PM EAT

Billy Slater said : "Their defence was fragile, you don't say those words lightly," External link

watoday Friday, June 5, 2020 10:13:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : "Their defence was fragile, you don't say those words lightly," External link

smh Thursday, June 4, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

Billy Slater said : "Their defence was fragile, you don't say those words lightly," External link

theage Thursday, June 4, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Billy Slater said : "They’re different fullbacks. They have different strengths. I honestly don’t look at James Tedesco in a higher category than Tom Trbojevic and vice versa. If you were building a team, you would be more than happy to have either one of them. " External link

brisbanetimes Monday, June 1, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

Billy Slater said : "There was still a genuine fear the club could go under," External link

watoday Thursday, April 23, 2020 2:07:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : "There was still a genuine fear the club could go under," External link

smh Tuesday, April 21, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said ( about Latrell Mitchell ) : "Latrell is one of the most talented players in the competition and I've always thought whatever he puts his mind to he'll be successful at," External link

theage Saturday, January 18, 2020 7:02:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said ( about Latrell Mitchell ) : "But if Latrell wants to do it you have to stick with him," External link

theage Saturday, January 18, 2020 7:02:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said ( about Greg Inglis ) : "The fitness and extra involvement will be a challenge, but it won't be beyond him," "Greg Inglis did it – he was a big guy who also spent time in the centres and a bit at five-eighth. Defensively, a lot of your work will go by unnoticed" External link

theage Saturday, January 18, 2020 7:02:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : "The thing I admire about 'Paps' is his willingness to get better and despite his fantastic season, the first thing he said to me was, 'how can I get better?' and 'how can I improve?'," External link

theage Saturday, January 18, 2020 7:02:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said ( about Latrell Mitchell ) : “Latrell is the only one that would make it an unsuccessful transition,” External link

smh Thursday, November 21, 2019 12:53:00 PM EAT

Billy Slater said : "It's his want, he wants to be as good as he can be," "He has a real determination to be in this football team, and he's got there because of it. When you run 300m in a game of football it's because you want to be there and involved" External link

theage Friday, September 13, 2019 9:15:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : "He's a tough kid. He's one of the smallest fullbacks running around, but the ball goes up in the air and the only thing on his mind is to attack that ball," External link

theage Friday, September 13, 2019 9:15:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : "It's his want, he wants to be as good as he can be," "He has a real determination to be in this football team, and he's got there because of it. When you run 300m in a game of football it's because you want to be there and involved" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, September 13, 2019 9:01:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : "He's a tough kid. He's one of the smallest fullbacks running around, but the ball goes up in the air and the only thing on his mind is to attack that ball," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, September 13, 2019 9:01:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater says ( about Cameron Smith ) : "If you grabbed Cameron Smith and told a group of people that have never seen a rugby league game that this guy is the best player in our brutal sport, he’s played more games than anyone else and he’s probably the best player to ever play our game, they would probably laugh at you," External link

smh Thursday, September 12, 2019 5:13:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater says : "Everyone talks about his leadership and his time with the football," "But he’s got incredible skills. His passing game is as good as any, his left foot kicking game is superb" External link

smh Thursday, September 12, 2019 5:13:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater says : "A lot of people see the big, strong player ... super fast, the great sidestep ... all of that stands out. But being able to read a game and make decisions ... that are the right ones consistently ... is super important," External link

smh Thursday, September 12, 2019 5:13:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater says : "Close to the line, your time reduces," External link

smh Thursday, September 12, 2019 5:13:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater says : "Defensively ... you cannot create a quick play-the-ball around Cam," External link

smh Thursday, September 12, 2019 5:13:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater says ( about Cameron Smith ) : "It is so easy to play when he does that," "You perfect your own position. I never had to worry about kicking the football, for example. It makes your game so much simpler. They know if they do their job, they get rewarded, because Cameron Smith makes decisions for them" External link

smh Thursday, September 12, 2019 5:13:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater says ( about Cameron Smith ) : "If you grabbed Cameron Smith and told a group of people that have never seen a rugby league game that this guy is the best player in our brutal sport, he’s played more games than anyone else and he’s probably the best player to ever play our game, they would probably laugh at you," External link

watoday Thursday, September 12, 2019 4:37:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater says : "Everyone talks about his leadership and his time with the football," "But he’s got incredible skills. His passing game is as good as any, his left foot kicking game is superb" External link

watoday Thursday, September 12, 2019 4:37:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater says : "A lot of people see the big, strong player ... super fast, the great sidestep ... all of that stands out. But being able to read a game and make decisions ... that are the right ones consistently ... is super important," External link

watoday Thursday, September 12, 2019 4:37:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater says : "Close to the line, your time reduces," External link

watoday Thursday, September 12, 2019 4:37:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater says : "Defensively ... you cannot create a quick play-the-ball around Cam," External link

watoday Thursday, September 12, 2019 4:37:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater says ( about Cameron Smith ) : "It is so easy to play when he does that," "You perfect your own position. I never had to worry about kicking the football, for example. It makes your game so much simpler. They know if they do their job, they get rewarded, because Cameron Smith makes decisions for them" External link

watoday Thursday, September 12, 2019 4:37:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : “I was watching the Terepo one and thought, he’s gone here,” External link

theage Monday, July 15, 2019 1:44:00 PM EAT

Billy Slater said : “We’ve been waiting for these guns to come back for the Cronulla Sharks, these experienced representative players,” External link

tvnz Tuesday, July 9, 2019 1:18:00 PM EAT

Billy Slater said : "It's a lot of preparation for two totally different skill sets but the principles are still the same," External link

theage Monday, March 11, 2019 9:16:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : "It's a lot of preparation for two totally different skill sets but the principles are still the same," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, March 11, 2019 8:04:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : "This place has meant a whole heap to me over the last 20 years and I've always felt a part of this club," External link

theage Monday, March 11, 2019 8:02:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : "I've got a sign in Innisfail as well and an oval up there named after me," External link

theage Monday, March 11, 2019 8:02:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : "There is no doubt I'll get itchy feet at some stage this year, probably at 7.30pm on Thursday night," External link

theage Monday, March 11, 2019 8:02:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater says ( about Adam O Brien ) : “When you look at attack, you have to look at your strengths and for the Roosters that is their centres,” “You want to get the ball to them as much as possible. Adam will unlock them” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, March 8, 2019 3:55:00 PM EAT

Billy Slater says ( about Adam O Brien ) : “When you look at attack, you have to look at your strengths and for the Roosters that is their centres,” “You want to get the ball to them as much as possible. Adam will unlock them” External link

smh Friday, March 8, 2019 3:18:00 PM EAT

Billy Slater said : "I'm probably against it. As a player involved in a team that worked extremely hard to get an advantage going into the finals, you earn that advantage over 26 rounds for a reason," External link

smh Tuesday, March 5, 2019 9:17:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater told : "I don't know if the NRL can do any more than what they're doing in terms of education and the policies they put in place," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, February 26, 2019 7:50:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : "We were prepared for a tough battle and we certainly got that," "We were a little bit scratchy and we have a little bit of improvement to do but overall it was a good start to our preparation" External link

afp-en Friday, October 27, 2017 2:50:00 PM EAT

Billy Slater said : "We were prepared for a tough battle and we certainly got that," "We were a little bit scratchy and we have a little bit of improvement to do but overall it was a good start to our preparation" External link

afp-en Friday, October 27, 2017 2:35:00 PM EAT

Billy Slater said : "I've played alongside him for 17 years so it's going to be different," "But people move teams all the time and play against their [old] teammates all the time so I suppose you get used to it. [But] he's looking forward to playing for Australia" External link

smh Thursday, October 26, 2017 10:59:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : "I'm very proud to be where I am today," "It's been a tough and long road, but I suppose when you get these opportunities to represent your country it's all worthwhile. I've always held wearing the Australian jumper as a huge honour" External link

smh Thursday, October 26, 2017 10:59:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : "It's about forming a bond away from football," "And that will only help when we play the World Cup. It's been that way in every successful team that I've played in – that we are mates away from the footy field" External link

smh Saturday, October 14, 2017 3:24:00 PM EAT

Billy Slater said : "I can now give you a definitive answer. I've worked out what I want to do next year and that's to play on," External link

smh Tuesday, October 3, 2017 1:37:00 PM EAT

Billy Slater said : "I'm just going to enjoy today," External link

radioaustralia Monday, October 2, 2017 9:12:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : “To be as consistent as we were all year, it was a great performance and one that we’ve been doing all year, so we were very confident we could do it,” External link

taipeitimes Sunday, October 1, 2017 10:20:00 PM EAT

Billy Slater said : "It was a wonderful performance but we've been doing it all year so we were confident we could bring it," External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, October 1, 2017 4:27:00 PM EAT

Billy Slater wrote : "For a shirt and a pair of boots, I would have been a Cowboy, no question" External link

abc-au Monday, September 25, 2017 12:34:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater recalled : "I remember one of the most awkward photos I have ever had was the grand final photo," External link

smh Saturday, September 23, 2017 6:01:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : "I think the similarities are the consistency," External link

abc-au Tuesday, August 22, 2017 12:52:00 PM EAT

Billy Slater said : "The beauty of this team is that it's very young, if you take a couple of us older fellas out," "They're learning a lot at the moment and hopefully we can continue our success over a long period of time" External link

abc-au Tuesday, August 22, 2017 12:52:00 PM EAT

Billy Slater said : "You can't just turn up in September and turn it all on, you need to be playing consistent football leading into it," "It's as important to play well at this time of year than the ladder position" External link

abc-au Tuesday, August 22, 2017 12:52:00 PM EAT

Billy Slater said : "A lot of hard work goes into the minor premiership and we are proud of it," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, August 19, 2017 11:18:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater : "I think the only way you can really test if your brain has been damaged is through an autopsy" External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, August 12, 2017 2:36:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : "It's been a long wait for myself and we are seven days away from round one but I'm going to have to wait a little bit longer," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, February 24, 2017 8:56:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : "You've got to start with one thing. Passion," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, February 18, 2017 1:51:00 PM EAT

Billy Slater says : "I don't know where it comes from," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, February 18, 2017 1:51:00 PM EAT

Billy Slater said : "You've got to start with one thing. Passion," External link

smh Saturday, February 18, 2017 11:34:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater says : "I don't know where it comes from," External link

smh Saturday, February 18, 2017 11:34:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : "Unfortunately I'm becoming used to being a spectator and sitting on the sidelines, but it is what it is," External link

smh Monday, June 27, 2016 6:37:00 PM EAT

Billy Slater said : "We are being a little more conservative this time due to the fact it's the second shoulder reconstruction I've had in 12 months," "But in terms of what we are doing it's relatively the same" External link

smh Monday, June 27, 2016 6:37:00 PM EAT

Billy Slater said : "The Melbourne Storm traditionally have had someone else just jump in and do a job when someone gets injured," External link

smh Monday, June 27, 2016 6:37:00 PM EAT

Billy Slater said : "It's raining, it's cold but to see 300 kids out here wanting to run some drills with the players – it's great to see and shows you how far rugby league has come in this state," "Hopefully they remember who I am – it's always humbling to see your name on the back of all the kids' shirts, but the Storm do a great job to promote the game to the grass roots" External link

smh Monday, June 27, 2016 6:37:00 PM EAT

Billy Slater said : "I certainly can see myself playing again," External link

smh Monday, June 27, 2016 7:06:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : "Unfortunately I'm becoming used to being a spectator and sitting on the sidelines, but it is what it is," External link

smh Monday, June 27, 2016 7:06:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : "We are being a little more conservative this time due to the fact it's the second shoulder reconstruction I've had in 12 months," "But in terms of what we are doing it's relatively the same" External link

smh Monday, June 27, 2016 7:06:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : "The Melbourne Storm traditionally have had someone else just jump in and do a job when someone gets injured," External link

smh Monday, June 27, 2016 7:06:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : "It's raining, it's cold but to see 300 kids out here wanting to run some drills with the players – it's great to see and shows you how far rugby league has come in this state," "Hopefully they remember who I am – it's always humbling to see your name on the back of all the kids' shirts, but the Storm do a great job to promote the game to the grass roots" External link

smh Monday, June 27, 2016 7:06:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : "It's a tremendous achievement and the scary thing is that he is not done yet," External link

smh Tuesday, May 31, 2016 1:00:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : "I think it is fitting that he holds the record," External link

smh Tuesday, May 31, 2016 1:00:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : "Obviously he's a little bit restricted, but we are a long way from game time," External link

smh Friday, May 27, 2016 1:10:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said ( about Greg Inglis ) : "It suits the balance of our team. I like the fact that Greg is in the front line and he can get up there and make a few tackles. He's an aggressive defender. You couldn't really make a bad decision with who you played at fullback," External link

smh Thursday, May 26, 2016 12:11:00 PM EAT

Billy Slater said : "It's really tough watching footy. I feel like I can still play," "But I am very grateful for the opportunity to get back into camp" External link

abc-au Thursday, May 26, 2016 10:57:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : "I really hope so. I can't guarantee anything at the moment. " External link

abc-au Thursday, May 26, 2016 10:57:00 AM EAT



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Cameron Smith said ( about Billy Slater ) : "The most special part about it is that Billy Slater is involved as well," External link

qt Thursday, January 23, 2020 4:39:00 AM EAT

James Tedisco says ( about Billy Slater ) : "My number one goal would be to be at the top of my game for a long time, to be the top fullback and to hold on to that Australian No.1 jersey," "Billy Slater held that fullback jersey for Australia for a long time. He was one of the best fullbacks to play the game. There are so many good players and fullbacks in the game. It's good because it keeps me on my toes" External link

smh Saturday, October 5, 2019 2:09:00 PM EAT

James Tedisco says ( about Billy Slater ) : "My number one goal would be to be at the top of my game for a long time, to be the top fullback and to hold on to that Australian No.1 jersey," "Billy Slater held that fullback jersey for Australia for a long time. He was one of the best fullbacks to play the game. There are so many good players and fullbacks in the game. It's good because it keeps me on my toes" External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, October 5, 2019 1:58:00 PM EAT

Kevin Walters said ( about Billy Slater ) : "Billy is one of the most loyal and passionate Queenslanders I've come across and from all my dealings with him, you know that he is always willing to help out in any capacity he can," "He knows the game inside out, which is going to be an asset for us when we look to settle on the right combinations" External link

theage Friday, April 5, 2019 8:38:00 AM EAT

Cameron Smith said ( about Billy Slater ) : "They are huge shoes to fill. Can you replace Billy Slater? You can't," External link

smh Friday, January 25, 2019 6:34:00 AM EAT

Cameron Smith said ( about Billy Slater ) : "They are huge shoes to fill. Can you replace Billy Slater? You can't," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, January 25, 2019 6:17:00 AM EAT

Cameron Smith said ( about Billy Slater ) : "We are looking forward to having Billy Slater back in a purple jumper as we have only had him for five or six matches in the last two seasons and I'm hoping he has a really good year," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, February 24, 2017 8:56:00 AM EAT

Frank Ponissi said ( about Billy Slater ) : "Billy is 33-years-old, has played 279 games and a lot of rep footy so he knows his body better than anyone else," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, February 17, 2017 1:10:00 PM EAT

Frank Ponissi said ( about Billy Slater ) : "Billy is 33-years-old, has played 279 games and a lot of rep footy so he knows his body better than anyone else," External link

smh Friday, February 17, 2017 6:54:00 AM EAT

Valentine Holmes said ( about Billy Slater ) : "Billy hasn't played in a couple of years now but he was one of the greatest fullbacks I have ever seen," External link

smh Thursday, February 16, 2017 3:40:00 PM EAT

Valentine Holmes said ( about Billy Slater ) : "Billy hasn't played in a couple of years now but he was one of the greatest fullbacks I have ever seen," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, February 16, 2017 12:53:00 PM EAT

Craig Bellamy said ( about Billy Slater ) : "Hopefully next year Billy will come back and we'll have a headache in that position. But we'll certainly find somewhere for Munster to play," External link

smh Wednesday, September 14, 2016 9:09:00 AM EAT

Cameron Munster said ( about Billy Slater ) : "Billy knows a lot about the finals stage and I had a bit of a chat to him the other day," "Just embrace it and enjoy it – that's pretty much what he said and just don't take anything for granted" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, September 7, 2016 10:30:00 AM EAT

Will Chambers said ( about Billy Slater ) : "Injuries come and it was unfortunate with the time it came but there is a guy named Billy Slater who is going to miss out on everything this year," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, September 6, 2016 9:07:00 AM EAT

Paul Gallen said ( about Billy Slater ) : "You can say what you want in the media, you can spray them, you can carry on and you can say what I did last year, but it's about the 80 minutes on the field," "It didn't backfire [in game two last year], and I don't think I flared up game three. I just say what's on my mind and at that time, the way they were carrying on with Billy Slater saying this was going to be his last game before he has surgery, that annoyed us. As I said at the time, I thought that was disrespectful" External link

smh Tuesday, May 31, 2016 11:29:00 AM EAT

Paul Gallen said ( about Billy Slater ) : "You can say what you want in the media, you can spray them, you can carry on and you can say what I did last year, but it's about the 80 minutes on the field," "It didn't backfire [in game two last year], and I don't think I lared up game three. I just say what's on my mind and at that time, the way they were carrying on with Billy Slater saying this was going to be his last game before he has surgery, that annoyed us. As I said at the time, I thought that was disrespectful" External link

smh Tuesday, May 31, 2016 5:40:00 AM EAT

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Billy Slater

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Billy Slater said ( about Cameron Smith ) : “No player has played more games than Cameron Smith, and arguably no player has played it better than him,” External link

guardian Wednesday, October 14, 2020 8:20:00 PM EAT

Billy Slater said : "Their defence was fragile, you don't say those words lightly," External link

watoday Friday, June 5, 2020 10:13:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : "Their defence was fragile, you don't say those words lightly," External link

smh Thursday, June 4, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

Billy Slater said : "Their defence was fragile, you don't say those words lightly," External link

theage Thursday, June 4, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Billy Slater said : "They’re different fullbacks. They have different strengths. I honestly don’t look at James Tedesco in a higher category than Tom Trbojevic and vice versa. If you were building a team, you would be more than happy to have either one of them. " External link

brisbanetimes Monday, June 1, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

Billy Slater said : "There was still a genuine fear the club could go under," External link

watoday Thursday, April 23, 2020 2:07:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : "There was still a genuine fear the club could go under," External link

smh Tuesday, April 21, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said ( about Latrell Mitchell ) : "Latrell is one of the most talented players in the competition and I've always thought whatever he puts his mind to he'll be successful at," External link

theage Saturday, January 18, 2020 7:02:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said ( about Latrell Mitchell ) : "But if Latrell wants to do it you have to stick with him," External link

theage Saturday, January 18, 2020 7:02:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said ( about Greg Inglis ) : "The fitness and extra involvement will be a challenge, but it won't be beyond him," "Greg Inglis did it – he was a big guy who also spent time in the centres and a bit at five-eighth. Defensively, a lot of your work will go by unnoticed" External link

theage Saturday, January 18, 2020 7:02:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : "The thing I admire about 'Paps' is his willingness to get better and despite his fantastic season, the first thing he said to me was, 'how can I get better?' and 'how can I improve?'," External link

theage Saturday, January 18, 2020 7:02:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said ( about Latrell Mitchell ) : “Latrell is the only one that would make it an unsuccessful transition,” External link

smh Thursday, November 21, 2019 12:53:00 PM EAT

Billy Slater said : "It's his want, he wants to be as good as he can be," "He has a real determination to be in this football team, and he's got there because of it. When you run 300m in a game of football it's because you want to be there and involved" External link

theage Friday, September 13, 2019 9:15:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : "He's a tough kid. He's one of the smallest fullbacks running around, but the ball goes up in the air and the only thing on his mind is to attack that ball," External link

theage Friday, September 13, 2019 9:15:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : "It's his want, he wants to be as good as he can be," "He has a real determination to be in this football team, and he's got there because of it. When you run 300m in a game of football it's because you want to be there and involved" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, September 13, 2019 9:01:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : "He's a tough kid. He's one of the smallest fullbacks running around, but the ball goes up in the air and the only thing on his mind is to attack that ball," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, September 13, 2019 9:01:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater says ( about Cameron Smith ) : "If you grabbed Cameron Smith and told a group of people that have never seen a rugby league game that this guy is the best player in our brutal sport, he’s played more games than anyone else and he’s probably the best player to ever play our game, they would probably laugh at you," External link

smh Thursday, September 12, 2019 5:13:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater says : "Everyone talks about his leadership and his time with the football," "But he’s got incredible skills. His passing game is as good as any, his left foot kicking game is superb" External link

smh Thursday, September 12, 2019 5:13:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater says : "A lot of people see the big, strong player ... super fast, the great sidestep ... all of that stands out. But being able to read a game and make decisions ... that are the right ones consistently ... is super important," External link

smh Thursday, September 12, 2019 5:13:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater says : "Close to the line, your time reduces," External link

smh Thursday, September 12, 2019 5:13:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater says : "Defensively ... you cannot create a quick play-the-ball around Cam," External link

smh Thursday, September 12, 2019 5:13:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater says ( about Cameron Smith ) : "It is so easy to play when he does that," "You perfect your own position. I never had to worry about kicking the football, for example. It makes your game so much simpler. They know if they do their job, they get rewarded, because Cameron Smith makes decisions for them" External link

smh Thursday, September 12, 2019 5:13:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater says ( about Cameron Smith ) : "If you grabbed Cameron Smith and told a group of people that have never seen a rugby league game that this guy is the best player in our brutal sport, he’s played more games than anyone else and he’s probably the best player to ever play our game, they would probably laugh at you," External link

watoday Thursday, September 12, 2019 4:37:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater says : "Everyone talks about his leadership and his time with the football," "But he’s got incredible skills. His passing game is as good as any, his left foot kicking game is superb" External link

watoday Thursday, September 12, 2019 4:37:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater says : "A lot of people see the big, strong player ... super fast, the great sidestep ... all of that stands out. But being able to read a game and make decisions ... that are the right ones consistently ... is super important," External link

watoday Thursday, September 12, 2019 4:37:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater says : "Close to the line, your time reduces," External link

watoday Thursday, September 12, 2019 4:37:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater says : "Defensively ... you cannot create a quick play-the-ball around Cam," External link

watoday Thursday, September 12, 2019 4:37:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater says ( about Cameron Smith ) : "It is so easy to play when he does that," "You perfect your own position. I never had to worry about kicking the football, for example. It makes your game so much simpler. They know if they do their job, they get rewarded, because Cameron Smith makes decisions for them" External link

watoday Thursday, September 12, 2019 4:37:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : “I was watching the Terepo one and thought, he’s gone here,” External link

theage Monday, July 15, 2019 1:44:00 PM EAT

Billy Slater said : “We’ve been waiting for these guns to come back for the Cronulla Sharks, these experienced representative players,” External link

tvnz Tuesday, July 9, 2019 1:18:00 PM EAT

Billy Slater said : "It's a lot of preparation for two totally different skill sets but the principles are still the same," External link

theage Monday, March 11, 2019 9:16:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : "It's a lot of preparation for two totally different skill sets but the principles are still the same," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, March 11, 2019 8:04:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : "This place has meant a whole heap to me over the last 20 years and I've always felt a part of this club," External link

theage Monday, March 11, 2019 8:02:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : "I've got a sign in Innisfail as well and an oval up there named after me," External link

theage Monday, March 11, 2019 8:02:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : "There is no doubt I'll get itchy feet at some stage this year, probably at 7.30pm on Thursday night," External link

theage Monday, March 11, 2019 8:02:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater says ( about Adam O Brien ) : “When you look at attack, you have to look at your strengths and for the Roosters that is their centres,” “You want to get the ball to them as much as possible. Adam will unlock them” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, March 8, 2019 3:55:00 PM EAT

Billy Slater says ( about Adam O Brien ) : “When you look at attack, you have to look at your strengths and for the Roosters that is their centres,” “You want to get the ball to them as much as possible. Adam will unlock them” External link

smh Friday, March 8, 2019 3:18:00 PM EAT

Billy Slater said : "I'm probably against it. As a player involved in a team that worked extremely hard to get an advantage going into the finals, you earn that advantage over 26 rounds for a reason," External link

smh Tuesday, March 5, 2019 9:17:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater told : "I don't know if the NRL can do any more than what they're doing in terms of education and the policies they put in place," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, February 26, 2019 7:50:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : "We were prepared for a tough battle and we certainly got that," "We were a little bit scratchy and we have a little bit of improvement to do but overall it was a good start to our preparation" External link

afp-en Friday, October 27, 2017 2:50:00 PM EAT

Billy Slater said : "We were prepared for a tough battle and we certainly got that," "We were a little bit scratchy and we have a little bit of improvement to do but overall it was a good start to our preparation" External link

afp-en Friday, October 27, 2017 2:35:00 PM EAT

Billy Slater said : "I've played alongside him for 17 years so it's going to be different," "But people move teams all the time and play against their [old] teammates all the time so I suppose you get used to it. [But] he's looking forward to playing for Australia" External link

smh Thursday, October 26, 2017 10:59:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : "I'm very proud to be where I am today," "It's been a tough and long road, but I suppose when you get these opportunities to represent your country it's all worthwhile. I've always held wearing the Australian jumper as a huge honour" External link

smh Thursday, October 26, 2017 10:59:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : "It's about forming a bond away from football," "And that will only help when we play the World Cup. It's been that way in every successful team that I've played in – that we are mates away from the footy field" External link

smh Saturday, October 14, 2017 3:24:00 PM EAT

Billy Slater said : "I can now give you a definitive answer. I've worked out what I want to do next year and that's to play on," External link

smh Tuesday, October 3, 2017 1:37:00 PM EAT

Billy Slater said : "I'm just going to enjoy today," External link

radioaustralia Monday, October 2, 2017 9:12:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : “To be as consistent as we were all year, it was a great performance and one that we’ve been doing all year, so we were very confident we could do it,” External link

taipeitimes Sunday, October 1, 2017 10:20:00 PM EAT

Billy Slater said : "It was a wonderful performance but we've been doing it all year so we were confident we could bring it," External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, October 1, 2017 4:27:00 PM EAT

Billy Slater wrote : "For a shirt and a pair of boots, I would have been a Cowboy, no question" External link

abc-au Monday, September 25, 2017 12:34:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater recalled : "I remember one of the most awkward photos I have ever had was the grand final photo," External link

smh Saturday, September 23, 2017 6:01:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : "I think the similarities are the consistency," External link

abc-au Tuesday, August 22, 2017 12:52:00 PM EAT

Billy Slater said : "The beauty of this team is that it's very young, if you take a couple of us older fellas out," "They're learning a lot at the moment and hopefully we can continue our success over a long period of time" External link

abc-au Tuesday, August 22, 2017 12:52:00 PM EAT

Billy Slater said : "You can't just turn up in September and turn it all on, you need to be playing consistent football leading into it," "It's as important to play well at this time of year than the ladder position" External link

abc-au Tuesday, August 22, 2017 12:52:00 PM EAT

Billy Slater said : "A lot of hard work goes into the minor premiership and we are proud of it," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, August 19, 2017 11:18:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater : "I think the only way you can really test if your brain has been damaged is through an autopsy" External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, August 12, 2017 2:36:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : "It's been a long wait for myself and we are seven days away from round one but I'm going to have to wait a little bit longer," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, February 24, 2017 8:56:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : "You've got to start with one thing. Passion," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, February 18, 2017 1:51:00 PM EAT

Billy Slater says : "I don't know where it comes from," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, February 18, 2017 1:51:00 PM EAT

Billy Slater said : "You've got to start with one thing. Passion," External link

smh Saturday, February 18, 2017 11:34:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater says : "I don't know where it comes from," External link

smh Saturday, February 18, 2017 11:34:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : "Unfortunately I'm becoming used to being a spectator and sitting on the sidelines, but it is what it is," External link

smh Monday, June 27, 2016 6:37:00 PM EAT

Billy Slater said : "We are being a little more conservative this time due to the fact it's the second shoulder reconstruction I've had in 12 months," "But in terms of what we are doing it's relatively the same" External link

smh Monday, June 27, 2016 6:37:00 PM EAT

Billy Slater said : "The Melbourne Storm traditionally have had someone else just jump in and do a job when someone gets injured," External link

smh Monday, June 27, 2016 6:37:00 PM EAT

Billy Slater said : "It's raining, it's cold but to see 300 kids out here wanting to run some drills with the players – it's great to see and shows you how far rugby league has come in this state," "Hopefully they remember who I am – it's always humbling to see your name on the back of all the kids' shirts, but the Storm do a great job to promote the game to the grass roots" External link

smh Monday, June 27, 2016 6:37:00 PM EAT

Billy Slater said : "I certainly can see myself playing again," External link

smh Monday, June 27, 2016 7:06:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : "Unfortunately I'm becoming used to being a spectator and sitting on the sidelines, but it is what it is," External link

smh Monday, June 27, 2016 7:06:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : "We are being a little more conservative this time due to the fact it's the second shoulder reconstruction I've had in 12 months," "But in terms of what we are doing it's relatively the same" External link

smh Monday, June 27, 2016 7:06:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : "The Melbourne Storm traditionally have had someone else just jump in and do a job when someone gets injured," External link

smh Monday, June 27, 2016 7:06:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : "It's raining, it's cold but to see 300 kids out here wanting to run some drills with the players – it's great to see and shows you how far rugby league has come in this state," "Hopefully they remember who I am – it's always humbling to see your name on the back of all the kids' shirts, but the Storm do a great job to promote the game to the grass roots" External link

smh Monday, June 27, 2016 7:06:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : "It's a tremendous achievement and the scary thing is that he is not done yet," External link

smh Tuesday, May 31, 2016 1:00:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : "I think it is fitting that he holds the record," External link

smh Tuesday, May 31, 2016 1:00:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : "Obviously he's a little bit restricted, but we are a long way from game time," External link

smh Friday, May 27, 2016 1:10:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said ( about Greg Inglis ) : "It suits the balance of our team. I like the fact that Greg is in the front line and he can get up there and make a few tackles. He's an aggressive defender. You couldn't really make a bad decision with who you played at fullback," External link

smh Thursday, May 26, 2016 12:11:00 PM EAT

Billy Slater said : "It's really tough watching footy. I feel like I can still play," "But I am very grateful for the opportunity to get back into camp" External link

abc-au Thursday, May 26, 2016 10:57:00 AM EAT

Billy Slater said : "I really hope so. I can't guarantee anything at the moment. " External link

abc-au Thursday, May 26, 2016 10:57:00 AM EAT



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Cameron Smith said ( about Billy Slater ) : "The most special part about it is that Billy Slater is involved as well," External link

qt Thursday, January 23, 2020 4:39:00 AM EAT

James Tedisco says ( about Billy Slater ) : "My number one goal would be to be at the top of my game for a long time, to be the top fullback and to hold on to that Australian No.1 jersey," "Billy Slater held that fullback jersey for Australia for a long time. He was one of the best fullbacks to play the game. There are so many good players and fullbacks in the game. It's good because it keeps me on my toes" External link

smh Saturday, October 5, 2019 2:09:00 PM EAT

James Tedisco says ( about Billy Slater ) : "My number one goal would be to be at the top of my game for a long time, to be the top fullback and to hold on to that Australian No.1 jersey," "Billy Slater held that fullback jersey for Australia for a long time. He was one of the best fullbacks to play the game. There are so many good players and fullbacks in the game. It's good because it keeps me on my toes" External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, October 5, 2019 1:58:00 PM EAT

Kevin Walters said ( about Billy Slater ) : "Billy is one of the most loyal and passionate Queenslanders I've come across and from all my dealings with him, you know that he is always willing to help out in any capacity he can," "He knows the game inside out, which is going to be an asset for us when we look to settle on the right combinations" External link

theage Friday, April 5, 2019 8:38:00 AM EAT

Cameron Smith said ( about Billy Slater ) : "They are huge shoes to fill. Can you replace Billy Slater? You can't," External link

smh Friday, January 25, 2019 6:34:00 AM EAT

Cameron Smith said ( about Billy Slater ) : "They are huge shoes to fill. Can you replace Billy Slater? You can't," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, January 25, 2019 6:17:00 AM EAT

Cameron Smith said ( about Billy Slater ) : "We are looking forward to having Billy Slater back in a purple jumper as we have only had him for five or six matches in the last two seasons and I'm hoping he has a really good year," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, February 24, 2017 8:56:00 AM EAT

Frank Ponissi said ( about Billy Slater ) : "Billy is 33-years-old, has played 279 games and a lot of rep footy so he knows his body better than anyone else," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, February 17, 2017 1:10:00 PM EAT

Frank Ponissi said ( about Billy Slater ) : "Billy is 33-years-old, has played 279 games and a lot of rep footy so he knows his body better than anyone else," External link

smh Friday, February 17, 2017 6:54:00 AM EAT

Valentine Holmes said ( about Billy Slater ) : "Billy hasn't played in a couple of years now but he was one of the greatest fullbacks I have ever seen," External link

smh Thursday, February 16, 2017 3:40:00 PM EAT

Valentine Holmes said ( about Billy Slater ) : "Billy hasn't played in a couple of years now but he was one of the greatest fullbacks I have ever seen," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, February 16, 2017 12:53:00 PM EAT

Craig Bellamy said ( about Billy Slater ) : "Hopefully next year Billy will come back and we'll have a headache in that position. But we'll certainly find somewhere for Munster to play," External link

smh Wednesday, September 14, 2016 9:09:00 AM EAT

Cameron Munster said ( about Billy Slater ) : "Billy knows a lot about the finals stage and I had a bit of a chat to him the other day," "Just embrace it and enjoy it – that's pretty much what he said and just don't take anything for granted" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, September 7, 2016 10:30:00 AM EAT

Will Chambers said ( about Billy Slater ) : "Injuries come and it was unfortunate with the time it came but there is a guy named Billy Slater who is going to miss out on everything this year," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, September 6, 2016 9:07:00 AM EAT

Paul Gallen said ( about Billy Slater ) : "You can say what you want in the media, you can spray them, you can carry on and you can say what I did last year, but it's about the 80 minutes on the field," "It didn't backfire [in game two last year], and I don't think I flared up game three. I just say what's on my mind and at that time, the way they were carrying on with Billy Slater saying this was going to be his last game before he has surgery, that annoyed us. As I said at the time, I thought that was disrespectful" External link

smh Tuesday, May 31, 2016 11:29:00 AM EAT

Paul Gallen said ( about Billy Slater ) : "You can say what you want in the media, you can spray them, you can carry on and you can say what I did last year, but it's about the 80 minutes on the field," "It didn't backfire [in game two last year], and I don't think I lared up game three. I just say what's on my mind and at that time, the way they were carrying on with Billy Slater saying this was going to be his last game before he has surgery, that annoyed us. As I said at the time, I thought that was disrespectful" External link

smh Tuesday, May 31, 2016 5:40:00 AM EAT