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Billy Slater

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Re: Billy Slater

Postby blazza18 » Thu Feb 09, 2017 9:38 am

Just retire so we can all move on.

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Re: Billy Slater

Postby Danger D » Thu Feb 09, 2017 10:31 am

Yup, champion player has to put off his return by a few games. Probably for the best if we chuck him on the scrap heap.

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Re: Billy Slater

Postby blazza18 » Thu Feb 09, 2017 1:16 pm

Quality hyperbole.

The sooner we find out whether he's actually going to play or not the better.

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Re: Billy Slater

Postby Deadpool » Thu Feb 09, 2017 8:54 pm

No quotes from anyone = bullshit.

All the talk from the Storm is Slater is expected to play in one of the trials. And until they come out and say otherwise, that's what I'll believe.

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Re: Billy Slater

Postby tugga » Fri Feb 10, 2017 5:39 pm

That 'article' just says they are holding him back and not rushing him.
I;m not going to write a champion off just yet.

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Re: Billy Slater

Postby nacho » Sat Feb 11, 2017 4:16 pm

Calling it now, Billy will be eased in to it and play select games only. He will not play against the likes of NZ, Bulldogs or Raiders or any team with a notoriously large forward pack

Sounds absurd but I'm gonna run with that.

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Re: Billy Slater

Postby Bullucked » Sat Feb 11, 2017 10:10 pm

Bring him back as a 'super sub' around origin time!

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Re: Billy Slater

Postby sallymay » Mon Feb 13, 2017 3:57 pm

just play him at 14

name I'm at 1 start him on the bench and he can play where he wants

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Re: Billy Slater

Postby LESStar58 » Tue Feb 14, 2017 12:57 pm

Just retire already.

Munster to fullback. Croft to 6.

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Re: Billy Slater

Postby Danger D » Tue Feb 14, 2017 2:37 pm

No love for a one-club champion who will go down as one of the greatest fullbacks the game's ever seen?
If Billy didn't think he still had something to offer the club then I don't think he'd hesitate to pull the pin. Either way I think he's earned the opportunity to go out on his terms.

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Re: Billy Slater

Postby Deadpool » Tue Feb 14, 2017 2:51 pm

Agree with Danger D 100%. Slater, imo is the greatest fullback to ever play the game. It shocks me to hear some Storm fans wanting him to retire. Munster is a very good player and is definitely the future but he is no Billy Slater

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Re: Billy Slater

Postby blazza18 » Tue Feb 14, 2017 4:58 pm

This has nothing to do with not having love for him (quality hyperbole again) And it does not mean he's not a club champion.

Slater has played a handful of games in the last two years. We're not playing our best young halves option so we can play our best young player out of position just to accommodate the team in case Slater might actually play again. Incredible that people are actually ok with that.

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Re: Billy Slater

Postby Deadpool » Tue Feb 14, 2017 7:13 pm

Slater is better then Munster. That's why people are ok with it. And I think I speak for the majority when I say we all want Croft in the team. Munster needs to go to either centre or wing

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Re: Billy Slater

Postby blazza18 » Tue Feb 14, 2017 7:36 pm

Slater was better than Munster, yes.


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