Springbok Rugby Wives Celebrate First Mother's Day with Newborns

Springbok rugby players' wives, including Marise Pollard, Miné de Klerk, Anlia Etzebeth, and Kelsey Thomas, celebrate their first Mother's Day with newborns. Stacy Mbonambi, wife of Bongi Mbonambi, announces her second pregnancy on Mother's Day.

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Springbok Rugby Wives Celebrate First Mother's Day with Newborns

Springbok Rugby Wives Celebrate First Mother's Day with Newborns

Several wives of Springbok rugby players are celebrating their first Mother's Day this year after welcoming new babies into their families in recent months. Among the proud new moms are Marise Pollard, Miné de Klerk, Anlia Etzebeth, and Kelsey Thomas.

Marise Pollard, wife of flyhalf Handre Pollard, gave birth to their first child, son Hunter Andre, earlier this month. She shared her joy on Instagram, writing, "The Lord knows the best thing that I'll ever do is growing up raising you. One week with our Hunter boy, and man oh man, we are so in love."

Scrumhalf Faf de Klerk's wife Miné also received a special message from her husband on her first Mother's Day. He praised her, saying, "Handling motherhood like a champ. Remi-Ré is very lucky to have you." Miné expressed her own gratitude on Instagram, posting, "I am so blessed and grateful to be your mom."

Lock Eben Etzebeth shared a heartfelt tribute to his wife Anlia, who recently became a mother. "I couldn't have asked for a better wife and mother to our child," he wrote. Meanwhile, scrumhalf Herschel Jantjies' longtime girlfriend Kelsey Thomas is celebrating her first Mother's Day with their daughter Alyssa Rose. She captioned an Instagram post, "Growing up, raising you."

In addition to the first-time moms, Stacy Mbonambi, wife of hooker Bongi Mbonambi, announced her second pregnancy on Mother's Day. She posted pictures of her growing baby bump being lovingly kissed by her firstborn daughter, Esa. Stacy shared, "Love being a mom, now I'll be a mom of two in a few months. Surprise, surprise, can only keep a secret for so long...."

The Springbok rugby wives' Instagram posts overflow with the love and joy they feel as they celebrate their first Mother's Day with their precious newborns. Their husbands' public messages of appreciation and support underscore the special bond of starting or growing a family together. As these rugby stars balance their successful careers with fatherhood, their wives are embracing the rewarding journey of motherhood with open arms and full hearts.

Key Takeaways

  • Springbok rugby players' wives celebrate their first Mother's Day with new babies.
  • Marise Pollard, Miné de Klerk, Anlia Etzebeth, and Kelsey Thomas are among the new moms.
  • Their husbands, including Handre Pollard and Faf de Klerk, praise them on social media.
  • Stacy Mbonambi announces her second pregnancy on Mother's Day.
  • The rugby players' wives share their joy and love on Instagram.