With the rugby world cup kicking off we thought we would put together the World of Rugby Players wives and girlfriends.
Quade Cooper’s gorgeous girlfriend, Laura Dundovic is an actress and model who won Miss Universe, Australia in 2008 and in that same year came top 10 at Miss Universe. Laura is the face of international labels such as Charlie Brown, Steve Madden and Myer. Laura has also hosted a variety of TV shows including Dating in the Dark. Not only is she exquisite, but she is also very athletic and competes in international marathons. Nike named her their She Runs Ambassador and was the first Australian face of Nike NTCTour.
Beautiful, talented and a former Miss World contestant, Scotlands Richie Gray has done well on the WAGS front. He obviously knew this as he proposed to the gorgeous Glaswegian only a few days ago on the 10th September. Ellie is 2014’s Miss Scotland.
Sam Burgess’ beautiful girlfriend is a career woman of note. She is a freelance writer with over 5 years experience in media and has worked in both TV (by producing breakfast show, Sunrise) and Magazines. Phoebe has a BA in Media and Communications from the University of Sydney, speaks fluent French and is a tennis and Pilates enthusiast.
Probably one of the fittest ladies around, Dan Carter’s exquisite wife, Honor is as much a sports star as her husband. She has competed for the New Zealand Womens National Field Hockey team since 2004 who won the Champions Trophy in 2004 and 2006, the Champions Challenge in 2005 and the Commonwealth Games in 2006. Dan and Honor were married in 2011 and have two sons together, Marco and Fox.
Latest girlfriend of Ireland’s Rob Kearney, Jess Redden is a 21 year old blonde bombshell from Dundrum. She is currently a student at Alexandra College and has been dating her Irish Rugby Star for just over 14 months. The couple is very private and prefer to be out of the limelight.
Talented wife of England’s Ben Foden, is not only beautiful but also an award winning singer. Una is part of the girl group The Saturdays who have enjoyed thirteen top 10 hits and four top 10 albums. The band released their first studio album in 2008 called Chasing Lights, this album charted at number 9 in the UK and achieved a certification of platinum by the BBI. Una and Ben married in 2012 after 4 years of dating and have two children together, Aoife and Tadhg. Una won title of “Hottest Female 2009 in the Virgin Media Music Awards” and was ranked Number 19 in the FHMs Sexiest Women Poll 2010.
One of the worlds most accurate goalkickers, Leigh Halfpenny, shares his life with Jess Tumelty, a stunning brunette with zest for life. Jess regularly attends Leighs games at Stade Felix Mayol for Toulon.
Both beautiful and a talented business woman, Mike Brown’s fiancé has an eye for fashion and launched her own line of clothing called Scarlett Black London. Many UK celebrities are already wearing Eliza’s little black dresses and ideally she would like to open a boutique in Richmond.
Eliza is also daughter of England Footballer Tony Woodcock who is a keen supporter of her and Mikes relationship.
This Namibian beauty who bears a striking resemblance to Eva Mendez, wed her rugby hero, Rory Kockott in July 2014. They are expecting their first baby together in November 2015.
This Australian born 21 year old beauty (from South African descent), wed New Zealands Sonny Bill Williams in a rumoured secret ceremony after just six months of dating. Alana now lives with Williams and his family in Sydney. She used to work as a professional Brazilian dancer and is currently a model. The couple reportedly refused a six figure sum by selling the rights to coverage of their wedding and only a handful of close friends and family were invited.
Beauty, brains and athleticism are what this girl is made of. Girlfriend of Richie McCaw, Gemma is a top field hockey player, and has competed for the Black Sticks (New Zealand) since 2008. Gemma also runs her own business called The 100% Project, which runs programmes for companies and individuals to live a more sustainable life. She is also in the final stages of her Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science degree.
The 27 year old classic singer will be at her boyfriend, Chris Robshaws side when he plays at the Rugby World Cup this year. This talented stunner was one of the first signings to Gary Barlows record label. From English, Welsh and Kiwi roots, Camilla released her debut album in November 2009. She has since toured with English Tenor Russel Watson, Irish group The Priests, girl band, All Angels and Simon Cowells group Il Divo. She is currently an ambassador for the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and Breast Cancer campaign.
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A petite interior designer from Cape Town stole the heart of hulk of a man, Schalk Burger. This gorgeous lady married her rugby legend in 2011 and they since have two sons together, Schalk Junior and Nicol.
All Black Ben Smith married his best friend Katie in 2015 after being together for 13 years. They are also expecting their first child together this year, so together with the Rugby World Cup a fantastically big year for Ben. Katie is a fit triathlete and was placed first in the 2010 National Olympic Distance Championships for her age group.
The beautiful Janine married her Rugby hero in 2009. THe copule met when studying together at The University of Johannesburg where Bryan was studying compters at the time, with a little hobby called Rugby. Janine is the owner of Femme Fitness Excercise and Pregnancy Wellness Centre in Cape Town. They welcomed a baby boy in 2014.
Even though they’re not together with their Rugby men anymore, we though these two bombshells were worth mentioning and perhaps knowing that they’re back on the market is worth a smile.
Ex-WAGS of the Rugby World Cup
Elected as Miss France in 2006 and Miss Europe in the same year, this stunner was married to Italian rugby player Sergio Parisse. After having a daughter together they divorced in 2013. Alexandra has appeared in a number of television shows and was a member of the Jury in a March 2013 eposide of the French version of Top Chef.
Ireland prop Cian Healy dated Miss Ireland 2011, Holly Carpenter for two years. In 2013 Holly was named as one of the 28 finalists in Britain and Irelands Next Top Model. She was eventually placed 7th overall. She is currently completing a degree in textiles at the National College of Art and Design and speaks English, Irish and French.