Footy larrikin Billy Brownless has confirmed he has a new lady in his life after being seen on several mystery dates. Check it out here.
Billy Brownless : New girlfriend | Intimate relationship
Brownless was born and raised in Jerilderie, a rural town in New South Wales. He first played football for his local team, the Jerilderie Football Club, when it was part of the Murray Football League.
|Full name||Anthony William Brownless|
|Date of birth||28 January 1967|
|Place of birth||Jerilderie, New South Wales|
He boarded for three years in Kilmore, Victoria, at Assumption College, one of Australia’s most renowned “football nurseries”, a school which has a strong tradition of producing footballers who have gone on to play in the AFL.
In 1984, his final year at the school, Brownless kicked 155 goals for the school team.
Billy Brownless new girlfriend
Geelong great Billy Brownless finally confirmed rumours on Friday that he has started dating again.
The 55-year-old said that he’d recently formed a close friendship with a female companion, whose identity has not been publicly revealed, and that the pair are currently seeing where things led.
The AFL legend told The Herald Sun: ‘It’s really new and a nice little friendship. We’re going all right and taking it slowly.’
He had previously attempted to downplay reports that he’d been spotted on dates with a mystery woman, and quashed jokes about it from his Triple M colleagues.
Footy fans will no doubt be happy to see Billy open to love again after his 18-year marriage to wife Nicky sensationally ended in 2016 after she started dating his best mate, fellow AFL star Garry Lyon.
Billy’s daughter Lucy described the lunch between the blended families as ‘really special’.
AFL great Billy Brownless intimate relationship has confirmed he has a new lady in his life, six years after his marriage breakdown left him in a bitter feud with former best mate Garry Lyon.
The former Footy Show icon and Triple M radio personality confirmed to the Herald Sun he was “taking it slowly” in the new relationship.
“It’s really new and a nice little friendship. We’re going all right and taking it slowly,” he said.
It comes after Brownless’ Triple M colleagues had joked about the former All-Australian being spotted on dates with a mystery woman.
Speaking to the Herald Sun in July, the 55-year-old said he was looking to fall in love again.
“We are keeping our options open and we are just out there,” Brownless mused.
“It is a big ocean so we are fishing.
“I am not a very good fisherman, by the way, but I am a fisherman.”
It’s a lovely development for Brownless after his messy split with ex-wife Nicky saw an ugly feud between the Geelong great and Lyon.
The footy greats turned commentators marriages had both ended before Lyon and Nicky began dating in 2016.
The former friends had a bitter falling out but it appears the pair and their partners have let bygones be bygones and rekindled their friendship.
In 2020 and 2021, the pair spent Christmas together, burying the hatchet after plenty of bad blood.
It came after Brownless declared on Sam Newman’s You Cannot Be Serious podcast in September 2020 that “there’s no Christmas cards yet but we have spoken a couple of times”.