NRL footballer Kevin Proctor, and his partner Leesa, recently welcomed their first child, and have named their daughter Zara. Originally from New Zealand, Kevin has played with the Melbourne Storm since 2008, and has just signed a new four-year contract with them. He also plays for the New Zealand national team.

AFL footballer Michael “Spud” Firrito, and his wife Bonnie, welcomed their first child in September last year, and named their son Lenny. Michael has been with the North Melbourne Kangaroos since 2003, and has played over 200 games for them. He was also chosen to represent Australia in 2008.

(Photo shows Kevin and Zara Proctor)