Nicholas Cartwright joined the cast of Home and Away as Senior Sergeant Constable Cash Newman earlier this year.
And, like his character’s budding romance with Jasmine Delaney, his bond with Sam Frost has blossomed on screen.
The 32-year-old former Bachelorette star uploaded photos of the two together on her Instagram feed on Saturday, before dismissing rumors that they are dating.
‘I mean… we’re pretty much the same person,’ she commented with a series of photos of the duo holding drinks. Except I’m a lot more amusing.’
Friends and followers were overjoyed with Nicholas, 33, and Sam’s happy photographs, and the comment area was flooded with messages of congratulations.
Despite this, viewers of Channel Seven’s soap opera expressed hope, saying, ‘Maybe one day, you might make a lovely handsome pair.’
Superfans of the show first expressed their want to see the on-screen couple go the distance back in September.
Summer Bay’s newbie was clothed in his police uniform and looked fondly at his leading woman in photos provided on the drama’s official Instagram at the time.
‘We can’t get enough of this new Summer Bay romance as Cash arrives to save Jasmine’s day,’ the caption read, hinting at the police officer’s heroic act.
Viewers of Home and Away expressed their support for the genetically lucky pair at the time, with one saying, “This better be her happy ending.”
‘Yesssss Jasmine’s one of my fave characters. She deserves a happy ending, she’s been through so much that girl,’ a second added referring to the character’s previous relationships.
Another wrote: ‘These two are so cute,’ followed by a fourth who said: ‘They make a great couple.’