For some teams, the start of November marked a return to the training paddock, but for others, it was the chance to enjoy a few more weeks of downtime before business resumes.
From weddings to quality family time to aid work in Fiji – follow some of your favourite rugby league stars here on NRL.com's social recap.
The boys are back to work
High-fives all around at Parramatta after their first week back at training.
The Warriors were decked out in their new kit for pre-season.
The Titans were putting in the hard yards early.
Tyrone Peachey looks stoked with his new kit.
Sea Eagles boys feeling the burn in the gym.
Parramatta headed to Armidale for a week filled with farming and a few training sessions.
The Broncos knock over a tough session in the rain.
Josh Mansour with wife Daniella and daughter enjoying the time he has off before returning to training.
There was a family outing to the Melbourne Cup for the Slater family.
Alex Glenn took the chance to live it up in the Cook Islands with his beautiful family.
Frank Winterstein and his wife Tay celebrating their eldest son's birthday.
Former NRL player Todd Carney is looking forward to playing in the Legends of League tournament on the Central Coast.
Wedding bells are ringing
Introducing Mr and Mrs Cook.
Josh Papalii married his high school sweetheart over the weekend.
Mitchell Barnett got hitched on the weekend to the love of his life.
Corban McGregor enjoying herself in Fiji undertaking some human aid work as part of Clint Newton's "Transformers" trip.
Valentine Holmes has started his pre-season training early – running the New York Marathon with his girlfriend Natalia.
Shaun Kenny-Dowall finding the sweet spots in Townsville.