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NRL methods will work in AFL: Billy Slater

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Retired Melbourne Storm great Billy Slater says the leadership qualities he learnt in 16 seasons in the NRL are transferable to AFL.

Slater will work part-time with AFL club St Kilda in a leadership development role but will retain a specialist coaching position with the Storm.

The 35-year-old says he will look to impart his knowledge to the under-performing Saints about standards, professionalism, match preparation and getting the best out of players.

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