Jarryl Hayne is set to become an unrestricted free agent in the coming days.
The Australian Rugby Union (ARU) has confirmed Hayne will leave the sport after this year.
The 33-year-old will have three years remaining on his contract.
He will become an unqualified free agent.
The Rugby League World Cup winner has scored 17 tries in 12 Tests and five tries in three Tests.
Hayne has been an integral part of the ARU for the last decade, having captained the Wallabies in 2016 and 2017.
It is a massive blow to the Wallaby side, with the likes of Dan Carter and Ben Smith now playing in England, as well as the likes the likes Michael Hooper, James Horwill and Mitchell Moses.
I’m devastated to say the least.
But it’s something I’m looking forward to and hopefully one day we can get back to winning and playing for Australia.
The ARU confirmed the news of Hayne leaving.
“The club will be working through the process of assessing the future of Jarryn Hayne and will have no further comment at this time,” the organisation said.
Rugby league is an important part of Australia’s rugby history, and it is expected Hayne may be playing for the Lions in 2019.