Ryan James and his wife Ana welcomed their son Carter in October. Ryan plays for the Gold Coast Titans, and has also been selected for the Indigenous All Stars and the New South Wales Country Origin side.
David Mead and his wife Taneal welcomed their son Paxton in September. David is originally from Papua New Guinea, and came to Australia as a high school student. He plays for the Gold Coast Titans, and has been selected for the PNG national team, and the New South Wales Country Origin side.
James Tamou and his partner Brittney McGlone welcomed their son Barclay in June, joining big brother Brooklyn, aged 2 [pictured]. James plays for the North Queensland Cowboys, and has been selected for the Australian national team, the New South Wales state team, and the New Zealand Maori team. Brittney is a track athlete who currently has her sights set on the next Olympic Games in Rio.
Marika Koroibete and his wife Emma welcomed their son Iliesa Joshua in June. Marika is from Fiji, and plays for the Melbourne Storm, having also been selected for the Fijian national squad.
Josh Hoffman and his wife Emma welcomed their daughter Evie-May in May, joining big sister Leilani, aged 2. Josh plays for the Gold Coast Titans, and has been chosen to represent New Zealand, and for the Indigenous All-Stars.
Daly Cherry-Evans and his partner Vessa Rockliff welcomed their daughter Harvie late last year, joining big sister Navi. Daly plays for the Manly Sea Eagles, and has been chosen for the Queensland state team, and the national team. Daly and Vessa had problems explaining Navi’s name (a variant spelling of Navy), and this time I have seen their little girl Harvie described in the press as their son Harvey.
Lachlan Coote and his partner Laura welcomed their son Bailey in September last year. Lachlan plays for the North Queensland Cowboys and has also been selected for the City Origin side and the Prime Minister’s XIII.