A-League footballer Aaron Mooy and his partner Nicola welcomed their daughter Skylar in November. Aaron plays for Melbourne City, and is also a member of the national team, the Socceroos. He has played professional football in England and Scotland, and was named Melbourne City’s player of the year in 2014, being the top goal scorer of the season.

AFL footballer Jordan Lewis and his wife Lucy welcomed their son Freddie Ross in September [pictured]. Jordan plays for Hawthorn, and Freddie arrived just six days before the AFL Grand Final, which the Hawks won: Jordan carried Freddie onto the podium when he received his premiership medal. Jordan won the Peter Crimmins Medal in 2014, for the best and fairest Hawthorn player.

AFL footballer Brodie Murdoch and his partner Jasmine Adams welcomed their son Ryan in August. Brodie plays for St Kilda.

AFL footballer Nick Dal Santo and his wife Julie welcomed their son Jude early in the year. Nick plays for North Melbourne, and has also been selected for the national side.