NRL Social: Jokers, baby boom, flashy new 'kicks'

You can feel the excitement in the air with the NRL season just around the corner.

Some of the game's stars have taken to social media to show off which boots they will be sporting in round one of the 2019 season, while others have also been busy sharing news.

We also have players and clubs providing plenty of laughs here on NRL.com's social recap. 

Do it for the Gram! 

The New Zealand Warriors take team photo day seriously. #haironfleek

 
 
 
 
 
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Hair game on point for squad photo 💁‍♂️ #WeAreWarriors #hair #groupphoto

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S Q U A D ! 💙❤️💚#WeAreWarriors

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That one time you get asked to be serious but your mates won't allow it.

 
 
 
 
 
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When you're trying to get the perfect take but your mates keep making fun of you off camera 😅🤣

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Gold Coast Titans utility Tyrone Peachey is over here setting trends.

 
 
 
 
 
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SPOTTED: Harry Highpants at training today 😳🤔 #WEAREREADY @tyronepeachey

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Penrith Panthers teammates Josh Mansour and Tyrone May showing off their fresh kicks.

 
 
 
 
 
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👟 ing it in the area n dat #ultraboost19

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Oh baby!

Former Cowboys skipper Johnathan Thurston and wife Samantha were excited to announce the arrival of their fourth daughter, Remi.

 
 
 
 
 
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Remie Lee Thurston • 25/02/19 • 8:36am • 7 pound 5 ounces • Welcome to the family; you have my heart 💖

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South Sydney centre Dane Gagai and his partner Kelly welcomed little Cruz into the world this week.

 
 
 
 
 
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Congratulations to Gagai family on welcoming their baby, Cruz Francis Gagai. 👶🏽❤️💚 @danegagai #GoRabbitohs #SoCute

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Canterbury Bulldogs winger Christian Crichton, Dragons winger Jonus Pearson and Knights newcomer Kurt Mann have proudly let the world know they'll become dads in 2019.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Taylor, blu and I are adding one more to our little crew 👶🏼 #babymann

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Karla and I are excited to share our special news with everyone that we are expecting our own little blessing in August 2019 @_kpinkerton 📸

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Fresh kicks

A number of our NRL stars have started to lace up the boots that they'll be wearing in this season.

 
 
 
 
 
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Finally got the gold shirt 😂 Wore the round 1 boots in today @adidasau #nemeziz 23 days till season starts for @theparraeels feeling grouse 🤙🏽

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❄️❄️❄️ #PREDATOR #DARETOCREATE #createdwithadidas

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Who’s ready for 2019💪🏽 the season couldn’t come any sooner 💯 #nike#weststigers#justdoit#biggerandbetterthings

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Getting keen for the season to start 😁 Feeling great in the new boots from @puma @pumaaustralia #weareraiders #puma #keen #2k19 #fresh #webleedgreen @raiderscanberra

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