Handre Pollard is a father! Marise gives birth to baby boy

Springbok flyhalf Handre Pollard and his wife Marise welcomed their first child together on Thursday 25 April.


Marise Pollard announced that she and her husband, Handre Pollard welcome a bouncing baby boy on Thursday 25 April. In an Instagram post, she revealed that the baby’s name is Hunter Andre Pollard. She also revealed that he was born at 3.6kg and 52cm long. Take a look…

“Hunter Andre Pollard. Our biggest blessing and greatest love. 25 April. 3.6kg. 52 cm,” she captioned the post.

Marise also shared a quote with what looks like the baby’s sonogram.

“For you formed my inward paths; you knitted me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows very well. Psalm 139: 13 – 14,” read the quote.

Marise announced that she and Handre were expecting a baby in November 2023. Shortly after the Springboks became double Rugby World Cup champions.

In January, Marise confirmed that they were expecting a baby boy. Take a look…

“A day filled with so much love for our BABY BOY 💙. We are immensely grateful for being able to celebrate our main squeeze 🍋 with some of our favourite people. Thank you to everyone who made it an unforgettable day of celebration and love,” she wrote.

“Will be sharing glimpses of the memories made and the details in the coming days ☀️,” she continued.

Handre and Marise tied the knot in 2017 in a beautiful ceremony in Stellenbosch, Western Cape. The pair met through Facebook.