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.

 
 
 
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The harder the battle, the sweeter the victory - @danalvaro @theparraeels

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The Warriors were decked out in their new kit for pre-season.

 
 
 
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First session in the new kit 🔥 #WeAreWarriors #preseason

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The Titans were putting in the hard yards early.

 
 
 
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Aaaaaaaaand we’re back

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Tyrone Peachey looks stoked with his new kit. 

 
 
 
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First day in the new colours !! @gctitans

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Sea Eagles boys feeling the burn in the gym.

 
 
 
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Feel the burn. 🔥 #WeAreManly

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Parramatta headed to Armidale for a week filled with farming and a few training sessions.

 
 
 
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Fun on the farm! #blueandgold

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The Broncos knock over a tough session in the rain.

 
 
 
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Only 126 days left to get ready for Round 1! #bronxnation #rainhailorshine

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Family time

Josh Mansour with wife Daniella and daughter enjoying the time he has off before returning to training.

 
 
 
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Nothing better than life with my girls

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There was a family outing to the Melbourne Cup for the Slater family.

 
 
 
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Cup bound 🏆🏇🏻🚞 #Kiwia #BestSolution #FamilyDay

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Alex Glenn took the chance to live it up in the  Cook Islands with his beautiful family.

 
 
 
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Kicking off our last morning right with fresh NU (coconut) @pacificrarotonga 🌴 #pacificrarotonga #pacificresort #cookislands

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Frank Winterstein and his wife Tay celebrating their eldest son's birthday.

Carney's back

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.

 
 
 
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Mr&Mrs💕 2.11.2018💕 Thank you to everyone who made this day extra special

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Josh Papalii married his high school sweetheart over the weekend.

Mitchell Barnett got hitched on the weekend to the love of his life.

Adventures!

Corban McGregor enjoying herself in Fiji undertaking some human aid work as part of Clint Newton's "Transformers" trip.

 
 
 
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These kids are the brightest, smiliest little humans I have ever met. Just goes to show you don't need alot to be happy 💗💗

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Valentine Holmes has started his pre-season training early – running the New York Marathon with his girlfriend Natalia.

 
 
 
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Well there you go. My first and defs last @nycmarathon done and dusted.!! Couldn’t have done it without this girl @nataliaaotoole

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Shaun Kenny-Dowall finding the sweet spots in Townsville.

 
 
 
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What a break and trip away, ready to get home and let preseason begin ✊✊

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