NRL Social: Pre-season grind and family time

NRL players have been slogging it out on the training paddock and in the gym as they prepare for another big season ahead, whilst also finding the time to spend with their loved ones.

Don't miss all that's happening across the social media accounts of some of the game's stars here at NRL.com's social recap.

Hard at work

The Warriors aren't afraid to get their hands dirty in preparation for a big 2019 season.

 
 
 
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Session in the sand, footy’s right around the corner 🔥 keen to rip into it! #yeww 📸: @bodie1kenobi

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Dragons winger Rikeya Horne is out here kicking goals in 2019.

 
 
 
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130kgs... I really need to stop being so loud in the gym 🤐 @plusfitness_corrimal @redefineme.au

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Parramatta's Josh Hoffman challenged his teammates to a one-on-one.

 
 
 
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Square up 😛 #youngpupolddog #lessssgo

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The Penrith Panthers battle through pre-season and the Western Sydney heat.

Bulldogs utility Fa'amanu Brown has bounced back and is ready to attack the 2019 season.

The Cronulla Sharks women are ready to prove their place in the NRLW this year.

 
 
 
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🦈 #thankful #oneclubonedream #preseason #2k19

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The Sunshine Coast hosted the next generation of Maroons players at Queensland's Emerging Origin camp.

 
 
 
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Good weekend away with these boys ✊🏾 @qldmaroons

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Panthers winger Malakai Watene-Zelezniak is embracing the vibes of getting back out on their pitch.

 
 
 
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😎 Kitted up with the best and ready for the season 🔥🔥🔥 @adidasau #heretocreate #predator18 #adidasau 📸 @jefflambert_

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The Manly Sea Eagles are getting those gains just weeks out from trials.

The Sydney Roosters head to Queenstown for the pre-season.

 
 
 
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The lads in QTown... 🐔🤙🏼

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The Cronulla Sharks took a dip in the ocean to mend their bodies.

Family time

Panthers half Jarome Luai enjoying some quality time with his adorable son Israel.

 
 
 
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Some fun in the sun 🤙🏽🔥

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Like father, like son at the Peats household.

 
 
 
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Matching with my little mate in @dukeoflondon

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A beautiful family shot of Newcastle forward Sione Mata'utia with his fiancée Hannah and baby girl Amiyah.

 
 
 
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The loves of my life ❤️

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Some fun in the sun with her loved ones before Brisbane half Ali Brigginshaw heads back to work.

 
 
 
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Excited to go back to work tomorrow...but going to miss my 3 loves😢❤️ - @katessunshine_

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Panthers winger Josh Mansour and his beautiful glowing wife Daniella had a blast at the Australian Open.

Time for celebration

This week the Sydney Roosters and Balmain Tigers celebrated their 111th birthday.

And the Wests Tigers wished their No.9 a big happy birthday.