Springbokkie! Handre Pollard is going to be a dad!

Handre Pollard is celebrating more than just two consecutive Rugby World Cup titles – the Springbok star and his wife Marise are about to become parents!

The famous flyhalf and his model wife announced their pregnancy in a sweet Instagram post on Sunday, 5 November.


The couple have been married for five years.A week after helping the Springboks to win their fourth Rugby World Cup title, Handre Pollard and his wife Marise announced their pregnancy.

showed off her growing baby bump, while her famous husband livingly kissed her forehead.

Marise captioned the post: “The biggest blessing of them all joining us April ‘24. Thank you, Jesus, for trusting us with this little life”.Handre and Marise Pollard will join Eben Etzebeth and his wife Anlia as first time parents, after the latter announced their pregnancy last week.Marise and Handre Pollard tied the knot in a beautiful wedding ceremony in Stellenbosch in 2018.

According to The Sun, the couple began dating in their late teens after meeting on Facebook.

At the time, Marise – then Malherbe – was an accomplished athlete who had previously won gold in the South African National Championships.

She reportedly said at her wedding: “He wasn’t the kind of guy I would usually fall for. But he was incredibly attractive to me! He was strong, muscular, and an introvert.”