See what the nib Newcastle Knights players have been getting up to in their down time.
We've been keeping across the social media accounts of our troops and this is what they've been up to.
DSAF Q AND A
Fresh after re-signing with the Knights, Daniel Saifiti took to Instagram to answer questions from the fans earlier this week.
The Knights, led by Mitch Barnett, have been rallying for donations to help those impacted by the bush fires on the mid-north coast.
Slade Griffin announced on Wednesday night that he is retiring from the game.
Former teammates Tim Glasby and Matt Dufty reacted on Instagram.
THE NEW DAD
Kurt Mann become a dad earlier in the year and spent the day with son Huxley and teammate Connor Watson.
BACK AT IT
Mitch Pearce and his teammates are back into pre-season training with some hot days at the Mayfield training base.