The Rugby World Cup final between the Springboks and the All Blacks is scheduled for Saturday, October 28.
Below is some information regarding the rugby players’ wives and girlfriends, or WAGS.
GET TO KNOW THE ALL BLACKS WAGS:
1. HARRIET CANE, THE FIRST BLACK LADY
Harriet Cane is the wife of All Blacks captain Sam Cane.
Four years into their dating relationship, the couple was married in an opulent ceremony with a view of Lake Wanaka.
The New Zealand Herald claims that in 2015, Sam and Harriet met in a Hamilton tavern.
In May 2022, the couple had their first child.
2. Beauden Barrett’s wife, Hannah Barrett
After dating for five years in Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf, influencer Beauden Barrettt wed Hannah in 2019.
Together, the two have two children, Billie and Coco.
3. SASKIA SAVEA, ARDIE SAVEA’S WIFE
After dating for over ten years, businesswoman Saskia and Ardie Savea were married in 2019.
Keeon, Kobe, and Kove are the couple’s three children together as of right now.
4. NIKI RETALLICK, BROAD RETALLICK’S WIFE
Niki Thompson is a nurse, and Brodie Retallick is his spouse.
The couple dated for years before getting married in 2015.
Together, the Retallicks welcomed three children: Sienna, Frankie, and a prematurely deceased baby boy in 2017.
5. SARA COLES, DANE COLES’s wife
Dane Coles is wed to Sarah, a skilled relationship manager.
Together, the two have three boys.
A CULTURE OF SPRINGBOKS WAGS
1. RACHEL KOLISI, THE FIRST WOMAN OF SPRINGBOKS
The wife of Springboks captain Siya Kolisi, Rachel Kolisi, is the team’s “first lady.”
The couple wed in 2016 after first meeting at a dinner party in 2012 in Stellenbosch, Westerm Cape.
Together, the devoted couple is parent to two children, Nicholas, age 9, and Keziah, age 6.
On Instagram, Rachel boasts an impressive 374k followers.
2. ETZEBETH ANLIA
In February of this year, Eben Etzebeth wed singer and actress Anlia at the La Paris home in Franschhoek, Western Cape.
Melkbosstrand, a beach hamlet north of Cape Town, is where Anlia and Eben first met in October 2021, according to The Citizen.
Anlia has 115k Instagram followers in total.
3. Marie Powell
Handre Pollard, the fly-half, is married to Marise Pollard.
According to reports, the couple started dating in 2013 and was married at the Cavalli Estate in Cape Winelands in 2017.
Marise has 83.3k followers on Instagram.
4. KOLBE LAYLA
Layla Kolbe is Cheslin Kolbe’s spouse.
The two first met at the DHL Newlands stadium in 2013 and have been together ever since.
The couple is parents to three kids. Layla has 81.3k Instagram followers.
5. DE KLERK MINE
In October 2022, Faf de Klerk wed Miné van Niekerk, his fiancée, at La Paris Estate in Franschhoek.
Together, the two have spent a total of six years.
In 2015, the two became friends, and after that, Miné supposedly invited him to a wedding.
Over time, their love deepened.
In May 2022, Faf made Miné a proposal.
On Instagram, Miné has 23.3k followers.