Forward Hep Cahill has announced he has left Widnes Vikings to return home.
Cahill had spent eight seasons at the Vikings, and became a popular figure amongst the fans.
“My family & I are sad to announce our time here in England has come to an end,” he said in a post on Twitter.
“This was a very hard decision to make and one we did not take lightly as Widnes has been our home & we have made friends for life during our time here.
“To the fans, I would like to thank every single one of you that has supported me over the past 8 years, you are the best fans in the world & I’m honoured to call you my friends.”