Who is Nicole Slater?
They even recently moved to the stunning Mornington Peninsula to really embrace that aspect of their lives — they really embrace the outdoor world. Nicole and the children are all fierce supporters of Billy and his career. She has stuck by him through thick and thin. Nicole is also pretty down to earth. Nicole is clearly valuable not only to Billy, but to the family unit as a whole.
There was also an incident which took place in the UK in After a nightclub altercation in Manchester, Billy was detained by the British police following up their lines of enquiry. However, Nicole remained strong throughout this and came to his defence. The rumours stated that her falling out with his wife Barb in before they all went to a retreat in Fiji.
However, Smith had nothing but kind words to say about Slater when he announced his retirement, even looking on in admiration and remarking on how close the two families had been at other points over the years.
Following the announcement of Billy stepping down from his impressive career, he was sure to thank those who really mattered the most. He credited individual players, coaches and of course, the team that showed him immense loyalty as he did in return over a period of almost 16 years.
But it was the tributes to his wife and kids that got the biggest emotional reaction , unsurprisingly. Of Nicole, Billy said:. The poor performances, the selection disappointments and the one that really hit us hard — injuries.
You have given me unconditional love and support and although sitting up here and delivering this message today is extremely scary, knowing that I have you makes it comforting. She really has been an angel in sticking by his side. We currently have markets available on 15 events across 5 sports - View all our Live In-Play Events.
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