Sad news for NRL player Luke Burgess and wife Yolanda Hodgson.

NRL player Luke Burgess has split with his long-term partner Yolanda Hodgson after five years.

The pair have a three-year-old daughter, Grace, and have confirmed they will stay close friends and continue to co-parent their daughter.

The Sea Eagles player met the Australia’s Next Top Model contestant at the launch of the 2011 season of ANTM.

Speaking to Confidential today, a source said that Burgess and Hodgson “remain on good terms.”

Yolanda and Grace. Image via Instagram.

“The split is completely amicable, the relationship just fizzled."

The source added that their "sole purpose is their baby girl Grace."

Hodgson is said to still be very close to the other members of the Burgess family, including Sam and Phoebe Burgess and Luke's mother, Julie Burgess.

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