[120], In Round 9, Slater finally broke his long try-scoring drought by scoring 2 tries in a strong man-of-the-match performance in the Storm's 3422 win over the Dragons. . [186], Slater was set to play in the opening game of the Origin series at the MCG; however, he withdrew from the Game 1 squad due to a hamstring injury, in what would have been his last Origin match in Melbourne. Billy's career with the Storm led him and his childhood sweetheart Nicole to make their home in Melbourne's inner . The Kangaroos won the match 1810.[70]. [50] Slater was named the Storms highest tryscorer in the 2009 NRL season with 18 tries in 26 matches. Billy Slater scored 19 tries in his first season - the highest try scorer for the Melbourne Storm in 2003. For the Anzac Test, Slater was selected to play at fullback in the Kangaroos 2012 victory against New Zealand at Eden Park. Our beloved Billy Moore recently passed on 2/28/2023. [73] Slater played all three games of the 2013 State of Origin series in which Queensland extended their record for consecutive series victories to eight. He was named Australia's Greatest Athlete in 2009 and 2010. . Slater started the 2015 season, playing featuring in the first 5 rounds of the season. [2] Slater capped off a brilliant year by winning the Rugby League World Golden Boot Award as the best player in the world. A few weeks ago he said to me, it's about time to go," Mr Slater said. [28] Slater was part of the Melbourne Storm 2007 NRL Grand Final winning team at Fullback, defeating the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 348, which was later stripped from them for cheating the salary cap. Education: The education details are not available at this time. He has also represented Australia. Together, they won four premierships (though two were later. [108] and Australia's successful Four Nations campaign, as well as missing the first ever Perth International Rugby League Trans-Tasman Test match. document.write("Page last modified: "+ md.getDate()+" " + months[md.getMonth()] of episodes: 2; Latest episode: 2023-02-27; Sports [183][184], Slater also captained the Melbourne Storm for the first time in his NRL Career and during Cameron Smith's suspension absence, against the Manly Sea Eagles in the 424 loss during Round 11. Slater had a quiet but solid first game in QLD's 98 loss at ANZ Stadium. For his efforts, Slater received the Wally Lewis Medal for Player of the Series, despite having only participated in two of the three Origin games and Queensland's overall series loss. It was winter in Melbourne, and "freezing cold. William Slater, better known as Billy Slater, was born on June 18, 1983, in Nambour, Queensland, Australia. [78] Slater played all three games of the 2014 State of Origin series in which Queensland lost the series 21, the first series the NSW Blues won since the 2005 series. "He's played well. [19], Slater had a less successful 2006 season. When his brother and sister-in-law died, Billy became the guardian of their son Jamie and vented his anger on him. It's raw, it's honest, it's unflinching, and it's on-demand. Related Topics: Billy Slater, children, Family, Football, Health, kids, Sport. Reece Walsh took a call from Billy Slater on Monday as the 19-year-old Warriors star looks to learn all he can from arguably the greatest fullback of all time. [26], Slater had a quiet start to the 2007 season. 'When that person walks into your life, it sort of smacks you in the face,' Billy told 9Honey in July. It wasn't until almost a decade later when Billy made the first romantic move. "We've got a premiership to win," he said. They have two children, Tyla and Jake. [182], Slater earned criticism during a home Round 6 game against the Newcastle Knights where he was accused of diving which led second-rower Lachlan Fitzgibbon to be sin-binned. Billy Slater was so concussed from Canberra forward Sia Soliola's high shot that he couldn't remember playing in State of Origin III, according to a Melbourne medical report. [8] From Rounds 48, Slater played in the centre position before moving back to fullback in Round 10 against the Brisbane Broncos in the Storms 3616 loss at Queensland Sport and Athletics Centre. Although Melbourne teammate Greg Inglis bought them back within 2 points with a try, a penalty try, courtesy of a Joel Monaghan infringement, ruled out any possible comeback. Slater scored a try in Melbourne's 144 premiership victory over Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs, where Slater was bitten in the ear by James Graham during a scuffle. Billy Slater has opened up about trading life in inner-city Melbourne for a farm 40 minutes away, revealing he has no regrets. Slater also set the club's record for most ever tries and NRL record for most ever tries by a fullback. He began playing rugby league football for the Brothers club in Innisfail, Queensland. [190] He played his final game, a grand final loss to the Sydney Roosters, on 30 September 2018.[191]. [69] Slater was selected at fullback for the Kangaroos October Test against New Zealand at 1300SMILES Stadium. Billy played junior footy for Innisfail in Queensland. By Zachary Gates. Billy and Nicole share two children: a 12-year-old daughter, Tyler, and a 10-year-old son, Jake. It's something you buy into and believe in, isn't it? According to the now 38-year-old Billy, it was a "great time in [his] life" the duo were friends, bonding over riding horses and show jumping. I suppose it always has and always will," Billy tells 9Honey. [45] In April 2009, he was named in the preliminary 25-man squad to represent Queensland in the opening State of Origin match for 2009, and was subsequently picked at fullback for the opening State of Origin match. The next year she was in Los Angeles taking acting classes. Unbeknownst to Nicole, Billy was hiding her engagement ring in his jacket, ready to pop the question, though every time he tried to get down on one knee and ask her, there was some kind of distraction a kid on a skateboard would fly past, or someone would be walking nearby. Home > Sports > List > Rugby League > Profiles > Slater. [44] Slater was also the competition's top tryscorer with 7 tries. This prolonged experience underpins . Born Sept. 6, 1928 in Ray County, MO to George and Leona Slater, he was the devoted husband of Mary Helen. Not for Slater. [91] Slater finished the season with him only playing in 7 matches and scoring 2 tries for the Storm. [2], After starting round 1 of the 2016 NRL season playing 80-minutes and producing an outstanding performance;[92] Slater was a late withdrawn from the Storm's round 2 clash against the Titans[93][94][95] and after having an arthroscope, he was then later again ruled out for 68 months[96][97] as well as for the season; after pulling up sore following the Storm's victory over the Dragons. Slater was the Storm's highest try scorer in the 2003 NRL season with 19 tries in their 26 matches. Vurbl People: Interviews, Commentary, News, and More Billy Slater. Slater started on the wing and scored a try in Melbourne's 3632 win after overcoming a 220 deficit early in the first half. Famous Name Billy Slater Country Australia AU Facts Father Ron No. Formerly of Pittsburgh, PA and Juno Beach, FL. Longtime member of Australia's rugby team. AboutPressCopyrightContact. Both fans and social media users were questioning the physics of Slater falling, thus drawing accusations of diving. Billy popped the question when Nicole was "heavily pregnant" with their first child, 12-year-old daughter Tyler. Billy Slater and Nicole Slater: How they met, proposal details, inside their relationship - 9Honey, https://www.couriermail.com.au/lifestyle/stellar/a-challenge-billy-slater-opens-up-on-life-after-nrl/news-story/d7fdb0acac18f97b92bad93adfdde2be. AEST = Australian Eastern Standard Time which is 10 hours ahead of GMT (Greenwich Mean Time), abc.net.au/news/billy-slaters-parents-react-to-his-retirement/10106426, Get breaking news alerts directly to your phone with our app. Forget spending money on gym memberships or fancy equipment - everything that you need to improve your . Birth Name: Billy Slater Occupation: Rugby Player Born In: Nambour, Australia Birthdate: June 18, 1983 Age: 39 years old (as of 2022) Ethnicity: White Nationality: Australian Sexuality: Straight Billy Slater was born on the 18th of June, 1983. Bill Slater was born as William Slater on the 18 th of June in 1983 in Nambour, Queensland in Australia. With Greg Inglis already sidelined and ruled out of the season with a season-ending knee injury, Slater was expected to return to the Queensland Squad for the 2017 State of Origin series. We are no longer accepting comments on this article. An established ambassador for Adidas, in 2012 Slater appeared as part of a promotional campaign[71] for their F50 adizero III boots alongside Dale Thomas of Aussie Rules and European football (soccer) player David Villa. No two workouts are ever the same. [84] He returned to action in round 8, producing a strong 80-minutes man-of-the-match performance against the Parramatta Eels, scoring 2 tries and producing a try-saving tackle on Semi Radradra. He was named Australia's Greatest Athlete in 2009 and 2010. Speaking from their local pub in far north Queensland, Billy Slater's parents Ron and Judy said they were sad to hear their son's plans to retire from professional football after more than 300 NRL games. Slater Thoroughbreds is a high-end breeder of quality thoroughbred horses. (Instagram) Billy popped the question when Nicole was "heavily pregnant" with their first child, 12-year-old daughter Tyler. [citation needed] Slater played in 4 matches and scored 4 tries in the tournament. [68] Slater was Queensland's fullback for Games 1 and 2 of the 2012 State of Origin series which saw the Maroons record winning streak extend to seven series. He has also represented Australia. ', The comments below have not been moderated, By [5] At sixteen years of age, Slater left school at Innisfail State High School and decided to follow his personal passion for thoroughbred racing, working initially in Sydney for 6 months as a roustabout for the racehorse trainer Gai Waterhouse. . Historical records and family trees related to Billy Slater. William Slater (born 18 June 1983), is an Australian former professional rugby league footballer who played in the 2000s and 2010s. 23:07 AEDT 30 Sep 2021 He was excellent under the high ball, thwarting many attacking kicks. [137][138] He was then recalled to the Queensland squad[139][140][141][142] along with Johnathan Thurston for game 2,[143][144] which resulted incumbent Australian Test Fullback Darius Boyd shifting to Centre[145] and Justin O'Neill dropped from the team. [7] In Slater's next match in Round 2 against the Penrith Panthers, Slater played his first match for the Storm at fullback, scoring 2 tries in the Storm's 4216 win at Olympic Park. [10], Slater made his debut on the wing for Queensland in game one of the 2004 State of Origin series. [75] In the post season, Slater was chosen in Australian 24-man squad for the 2013 World Cup which Australia won the Final against New Zealand 342 at Old Trafford, where Slater scored 2 tries. "Anything that had his name in it I'd cut out of the paper, I'm a bit more selective now," she laughed. In the post season Slater was named at Fullback in the Melbourne Storm Team of the Decade.[30]. He scored over 570 points during his first 10 seasons with the Melbourne Storm. [35] It was Slater's first series win for Queensland. [86] After the Storms' Round 10 match against the South Sydney Rabbitohs in the 1612 win at AAMI Park and following game 2 of the 2015 State of Origin series at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Slater was ruled out of Origin Game 3 (the decider) and for the rest of the 2015 NRL season due to him having surgery on his troublesome injured shoulder (he originally injured in April, in Round 5). The Maroons suffered their worst ever defeat in Game One (50-6 in . var md = new Date() [6], Slater commenced playing for the Melbourne Storm in 2003. Billy Slater has opened up about trading life in inner-city Melbourne for a farm 40 minutes away She worked in The Queen Vic became friends with customer Graham. Sports reporters Ray Warren said that he "didn't think Slater was as good a player as he had been in the past", while Andrew Johns labelled Slater as "the best fullback he has seen". Billy Slater 3.95 118 ratings15 reviews During a long and decorated career with the Melbourne Storm, Queensland and Australia, Billy Slater has forged a reputation as not merely one of rugby league's great fullbacks, but as one of the best players in the game's long history. In Round 1 of the 2003 NRL season, Slater made his first grade NRL debut for the Melbourne Storm against the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks at Remondis Stadium. Bio & Family; Name: Billy Slater: Birth Name: Willian Slater: DOB: June 18, 1983: Place of Birth: Nambour, Queensland, Australia: Age: 36: Father's Name: Ron Slater: Mother's Name . Demeter Stamell For Daily Mail Australia The Willunga family home of stylist and Read&Hall co-owner Emma Read. Slater scored a try and was judged best on ground, earning the Clive Churchill Medal. Subscribe and never miss an episode of The Billy Slater Podcast. Slater's form was rewarded when he was selected at fullback for the Australian national team in the Centenary Test against New Zealand, displacing the incumbent Brett Stewart. Now, he and his wife Nicole are sharing that wisdom with the world in a new workout program, Move With Billy Slater, that the whole family can use to stay active. Although Nicole is an artist by trade, and Billy is a footballer, their shared passions and interests such as their love of horses have never failed to bring them together. He's a very determined lad although you wouldn't know it with his schooling but in everything else he's extremely committed.". Nicole and I just try to raise them to be good people with good values, so far, so good.'. Billy's family includes his father, Ron Slater; a former footy player and coach and mother named Judy Slater. . The brown-eyed actress grew up there with her parents, Kathy and Dale Wilson, and sister, Tracy Wilson. Slater amassed 190 NRL tries for the Melbourne Storm, which is the second most in an Australian first-grade career, behind Ken Irvine. In the third match, he saved a certain try, before scoring the match-turning and winning try with five minutes remaining in Queensland's 2318 win in Sydney. [160][161][162] Two days following the Grand Final victory, Slater was named in the Australian Test Squad for the 2017 Rugby League World Cup Tournament. 'But with kids there are always challenges - whether they're two, 12 or 22. [62] The Melbourne Storm won the minor premiership, but were defeated by the New Zealand Warriors 2012 in the Preliminary Final at AAMI Park, ending Slater's season. No. Mini Bio (1) Bridgette Wilson was born in Gold Beach, Oregon, on September 25, 1973. It was then he decided to get back in touch with Nicole, and the rest is history. Slater broke the line with his first touch and kick return of the game. The couple said they felt the same pride watching Billy in junior rugby league games as they did as a professional. Video by Nathan Chapman and edits by Tara Blancato. Despite playing consistently well since coming back from injury; Slater was left out of the Australian Kangaroos Test Squad for the International Trans-Tasman ANZAC Test match to New Zealand,[124] with coach Mal Meninga opted to stay loyal and stick with Darius Boyd at Fullback,[125] as well as the players who were part of last year's successful Four Nations Campaign.[126]. Slater scored 3 tries in 3 matches, including scoring a try in the Kangaroos 1612 Four Nations Final match loss to New Zealand at Suncorp Stadium.[57]. In October 2008 Slater was selected in the final 24-man Australian squad but hesitated playing since he and his wife were expecting their first child. So I did', Billy says he knew 'something was there' with Nicole when they reconnected in their early twenties. "August","September","October","November","December") But to 4-year-old Billy, John Stamos is "Dad." Stamos told TODAY Parents first-time fatherhood in his 50s has been his best role yet. The family now breedsthoroughbred horses, while artist Nicole, 36, also paints the animals, showing off her stunning artworks on Instagram. He was born in Nambour, Queensland. "I've got lots of memorabilia, and lots of videos for him, we're just so proud. Billy Slater is a former Australian rugby player for the Melbourne Storm of the National Rugby League. This week he talks to Billy Slater. So I did'. Rugby league legend Billy Slater believes there's little more the NRL can do to educate its players amid yet another off-season of scandal, arguing education "is a parent job, not an NRL job". Billy was a wonderful, amazing Man, Father, Brother, & Friend who touched the lives of everyone around him. "When you love someone, it feels right. Billy looked smart wearing a white linen shirt along with a fitted checked blazer and a pair of black pants. Billy Paul Slater, 88, of Mount Airy, passed away suddenly Wednesday Jan. 11. In recent years, sensing the end was nigh, the kid from Innisfail decided he would rekindle his childhood passion for horseracing by venturing into the world of breeding. "It was cool watching him as a little kid playing footy. (Instagram), 'We became pen pals while he served in the Vietnam War', Billy and Nicole share two children: a 12-year-old daughter, Tyler, and a 10-year-old son, Jake. [4] A North Queensland Cowboys fan growing up, he never made a representative side with the club. The veteran fullback is proof you are never too famous for your mum to keep a scrap book your achievements. Melbourne once again finished 6th in the league and defeated the Brisbane Broncos 2418 at Suncorp Stadium in the first game of the finals before missing the Storms 2416 season ending loss succumbing to an in-form North Queensland Cowboys team at SFS. While Slater had the right to go for a quick-tap because he was outside the 10-metre, many disapproved when Fitzgibbon stuck out his hand out on shoulder lightly to make Slater hit the deck. [74] Slater was the Storm's highest tryscorer in the 2013 NRL season with 18 tries in 24 matches. His identity is white, and has Australian ethnicity. He was sin-binned for throwing several punches at winger, Jason Nightingale. [106][107], Slater also missed being part of Storm's Grand Final home-away-from-home clash to the Cronulla Sharks Billy Slater has reflected on his first win as QLD Maroons coach, as three of his debutants produced stellar displays in an upset 16-10 win over New South Wales. The Melbourne Storm full-back, who hails from Innisfail in far north Queensland, this week confirmed he will retire at the end of the NRL season. A broken arm to Scott Prince at the 17-minute mark forced Slater to fullback with Karmichael Hunt switching to five eighth. [17] Slater was dumped from the Queensland side for the deciding third game in Brisbane which led to outrage from some Maroons fans. Slater continued his brilliant form throughout 2005, topping the try scoring charts with 20 tries in 21 matches for the Storm. [77] In the 2014 Anzac Test, Slater played at fullback for Australia in the Kangaroos' 3018 victory against New Zealand at SFS. How to Cite. [169], Playing at Fullback in his first international test match for Australia since 2014, Slater scored a try and produced an outstanding man-of-the-match performance in the 184 win over England at Melbourne's AAMI Park. part of the 2007 and 2009 Melbourne Storm premiership teams. After Slater's second suspension, Melbourne Storm coach Craig Bellamy decided to give Slater some warm up matches for his comeback into first grade with both North Sydney Bears (Melbourne's feeder club in the NSWRL Premier League) and Norths Devils (Melbourne's feeder club in the Queensland Cup). Slater came back to the main line-up in Round 25 against the Canberra Raiders in the Storms 2218 win at Canberra Stadium. Billy Slater wiki-bio. RELATED: The unusual way Chandler Powell made the 'first move' with Bindi Irwin. Billy knew something was there instantly. Slater played in the first two matches against New Zealand and then England. [72] In the 2013 Anzac Test, Slater played at fullback for Australia in the Kangaroos' 3212 victory against New Zealand at Canberra Stadium. [189], On 8 August, Slater announced that he would be retiring from the NRL at the end of the 2018 season. Slater is both a painter of large-scale equestrian portraits and a breeder of outstanding thoroughbreds. "Looking back at my childhood, I couldn't have asked for a better place to grow up than North Queensland; it's the weather . Slater then returned to the starting line-up at Fullback for the quarter-final game, scoring a try in Australia's 460 win against Samoa in Darwin. [52], Slater topped off the season with selection for Australia in the 2009 Four Nations tournament in Europe. Billy said he "looked like an a--hole" when he denied Nicole's request to borrow his jacket on their after-dinner adventure, but inside, he was nervous. Wife, Nicole Slater. Trusted information source for millions of people worldwide. William Slater (born 18 June 1983), is an Australian former professional rugby league footballer who played in the 2000s and 2010s. [12] Slater scored a try in the decider but could not stop a Brad Fittler inspired New South Wales side from clinching the series in QLD's 3614 loss. Following the game, he received the Clive Churchill Medal as the best player on the field. [61] In Round 24 against the St George Illawarra Dragons at AAMI Park, Slater played his 200th NRL career match in the Storms 86 win. "You could say rugby league is my religion. About midway through the second half of the World Cup final Slater, who had set up Australia's first two tries, made a grave misjudgement, Slater threw a wild pass back in field after attempting to go the short side from a kick return and it was snapped up by Benji Marshall for a gift four-pointer. [22] In Round 22 against the Wests Tigers in the Storms 464 win at Olympic Park,[23] Slater was given a two match suspension for a late forearm, which was his third suspension for the season. but they feel like my family . He's very thoughtful and very normal. [172][173] Coach Mal Meninga opted to rest Slater for the Lebanon clash in Sydney, leading into the play-offs. A tribute to Billy Slater (born 18 June 1983). He also joined the Nine Networks NRL commentary team in 2019[192] On 14 March 2019 Melbourne Storm Announced the renaming of the Northern Stand of AAMI Park to Slater Stand. In his comeback game in Round 13 against the Sydney Roosters in the Storms 2016 win at Olympic Park, Slater only played 25 minutes of the second half on the wing and was later found guilty of using a dangerous throw on Roosters centre Ryan Cross. On 10 October 2018, Slater joined Australian Football League (AFL) club St Kilda in a leadership role. 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