After an epic All Stars week and some promising displays during the opening trials, players have taken to social media to express gratitude and excitement.
From heartfelt unity dances and Hakas, to spending quality time with loved ones and continuing to achieve off the field – you can find it all here.
An amazing week of culture and rugby league
The best post-try celebration from All Stars goes to Parramatta Eels winger Blake Ferguson.
Roosters centre Latrell Mitchell set the tone for fans at AAMI Park and those watching on at home when he led the Indigenous side in a unity dance.
Newcastle hooker Danny Levi took great pride in putting on the New Zealand Maori jersey.
No caption needed for this post from Indigenous All Stars halfback Sharon McGrady. Her facial expression says it all.
Melbourne utility Jahrome Hughes expressed how grateful he was to play alongside his Maori brothers.
Storm speedster Josh Addo-Carr thanked the game and his brothers for a memorable week.
Bulldogs second-rower Chris Smith is already counting down the days to the 2020 All Stars clash.
Broncos lock Tallisha Harden is still buzzing from an epic All Stars campaign.
Andrew and David Fifita were all smiles after their 34-14 victory over the New Zealand Maori side.
It sends shivers down your spine when you watch the Indigenous men's and women's unity dances.
Broncos fullback Jamayne Isaako and his little man Isaiah enjoying some time at Burleigh Beach.
South Sydney centre Robert Jennings and girlfriend Sammy at their baby shower. Michael Jennings' little boy, Carter, is also looking forward to the arrival of his little cousin.
Wests Tigers skipper Chris Lawrence enjoying the clubs' members day with gorgeous girl, Emmerson.
Roosters centre Corban McGregor supporting her son Carter at basketball.
Around the grounds
Winner, winner, chicken dinner! Roosters lock Victor Radley and five-eighth Luke Keary were stoked after their 20-8 victory over Wigan in the World Club Challenge.
Meg Ward has been acknowledged for her contribution to the game, with the Northern Territory under 16 girls cup named after the Broncos winger.
Ali Brigginshaw and girlfriend Kate are excited to announce that they are homeowners.
Chad Townsend and Shaun Johnson are ready for a big 2019.
Tom Trbojevic, Addin Fonua-Blake and Curtis Sironen are the class clowns at the Sea Eagles.
Roosters prop Jared Waerea-Hargreaves enjoying the winning feeling after the win over Wigan.
Members of the Cronulla Sharks women's teams made the most of the hot weather with a BBQ at Shelly Beach.
Bulldogs boys were reppin' their favourite NBA side ahead of the trial match against the Raiders in Bega.