Champion jockey Tommy Berry, and his fiancée Sharni Nisbet, welcomed their first child in February, and named their son Kaiden Nathan [pictured]. Kaiden’s middle name is in honour of Tommy’s twin brother Nathan, who died last year from an acute form of epilepsy.
NRL star Johnathan Thurston, and his fiancée Samantha Lynch, welcomed their daughter Charlie Grace on March 16. Charlie joins big sister Frankie, who will be 2 this year; Frankie’s birth was featured on the blog. Johnathan is co-captain of the North Queensland Cowboys, and is the all-time scorer for the State of Origin series.
Rugby league footballer Nathan Peats, and his partner Jade, welcomed their first child on March 4, and named their son Leyton Winiata. Nathan started his career with South Sydney in 2011, and signed with the Parramatta Eels last year. He has also been named for the Indigenous All Stars, and City Origin. He is the son of Geordi Peats, who played for the Canterbury Bulldogs.