NRL opponents Reagan Campbell-Gillard and Paul Vaughan were involved in the dramatic rescue of a mother and son who got into trouble in surf over the weekend.

In a message posted to the Shellharbour Surf Lifesaving Club’s Facebook page, Peter Gavin thanked the one-time NSW Blues Origin teammates “for assisting our patrol to rescue a mother and son who got into trouble in the rip to the north of the flags”.

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The two rugby league props were first to reach the mother and son and then they were assisted by members of the lifesaving club.