Cameron Munster, State of Origin, girlfriend, Bianca McMahon

Melbourne Storm five-eighth Cameron Munster has posted a touching tribute to his partner on social media following a tumultuous 2020 season.

Munster spent most of the year either stuck in lockdown or in biosecurity bubbles away from friends and family.

But the 26-year-old’s tribulations paid dividends when he won the NRL Grand Final with the Storm in late October and the State of Origin series with the Queensland Maroons in November.

On Tuesday morning, Munster thanked his partner Bianca McMahon for her ongoing support in a heartfelt Instagram post.

“Your support through everything this year has been second to none,” Munster wrote.

“You have your own problems and you flush them down the drain just to hear me whinge about my performances each and every week, not only having to put up with me 10 hours a day, so thank you.”

McMahon also congratulated Munster in late October following Melbourne’s 26-20 victory over the Penrith Panthers in Syndey.

“What an unforgettable season, full of unforgettable memories, with a very special bunch of people we call family. I’m so proud of you,” McMahon posted to Instagram.


In October, Munster also revealed McMahon’s family had been providing him with clothes while on the Sunshine Coast, locked out of Victoria for five months.

“I literally brought only two-and-a-half weeks worth of gear,” Munster said.

“Luckily enough for me my partner’s mum and dad live down the road, so I was getting them to wash my clothes every week.”

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Court updates, girlfriend Amellia Bonnici, NRL news

Former NRL superstar Jarryd Hayne had been at a two-day buck’s party for a fellow rugby league player on the weekend he allegedly sexually assaulted a woman at her home on the outskirts of Newcastle, a jury has heard.

Mr Hayne is on trial at Newcastle District Court for the alleged attack on the woman on September 30, 2018 – the night of that year’s NRL grand final. He is accused of performing oral and digital sex on her without her consent in the suburb of Fletcher.

The 32-year-old has pleaded not guilty to two counts of sexual intercourse without consent aggravated by recklessly inflicting actual bodily harm.

He arrived at court on Monday flanked by his mother Jodie Hayne and Amellia Bonnici, the mother of his daughter, and appeared calm as he brushed past a scrum of waiting media outside.

Mr Hayne was arraigned before a jury, which was empanelled in the morning, but the trial was unable to start.

During empanelment, the crown prosecutor Brian Costello told the jury the ex-Parramatta Eels fullback was in town on grand final weekend 2018 to attend then outgoing West Tigers player Kevin Naiqama’s buck’s party.

Among those at the buck’s party were several other professional rugby league players, including Mr Naiqama’s brother Wes, Kane Evans, Vitale Junior Roqica, Sauaso “Jesse” Sue and Apisai Koroisau.

A list of potential witnesses was read out to the jury during empanelment, including Newcastle Knights captain Mitchell Pearce and Channel 9 sports journalist Danny Weidler.

Judge Peter Whitford SC told the jury they needed to ignore Mr Hayne’s celebrity status, and any previous opinions about him, and base their decision solely on the evidence before the court.

“You may have sympathy or antipathy to him … put that to one side,” he said.

“Can I urge you to keep an open mind and listen to all of the evidence … before you make up your minds about the two charges on the indictment.”

Mr Costello and Mr Hayne’s barrister Phillip Boulten SC are expected to open their respective cases on Tuesday morning.

The trial is expected to take two weeks.

After a day in court, the former Fijian international walked down the steep stairs holding hands with Ms Bonnici before they got into a car waiting to whisk them away.


The son of Fijian NRL player Manoa Thompson, Hayne was raised by his mother, Jodie, in a housing commission in western Sydney.

A true rags-to-riches tale, Hayne followed in his absent father’s footsteps by making his NRL debut at age 18. He was a sensation for the Parramatta Eels, winning the Dally M Medal as the league’s best player at age 21 while leading his team to the 2009 grand final.

The once-in-a-generation fullback was also a star at State of Origin level and was named NSW’s best player as it ended an eight-year drought in 2014, the same year he won his second Dally M.

The following year he stunned the competition by announcing he’d pursue an NFL career in America, where he defied the odds by earning a roster spot with the San Francisco 49ers after a sparkling pre-season and went on to appear in eight games as a running back and punt returner.

The successful transition in the US took Hayne’s fame to unprecedented heights but at age 27 it also marked the end of his time as an elite sports performer.

He left the NFL after the 49ers changed coaches and turned his hand to a third code, Rugby Sevens. After debuting for the world-beating Fijian side he failed to make the cut for the island nation’s Olympic squad, which went on to win a gold medal.

Hayne returned to the NRL in 2016 on the richest deal in the league’s history when the Gold Coast Titans paid him a reported $1.2 million a season. But he never recaptured his previous form and after forcing his way back to Parramatta he was out of contract at the end of the 2018 season when he was charged by police.

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NRL news: NSW State of Origin 2020 star Payne Haas baby, girlfriend Leilani Mohenoa pregnant, brother Chace death

One of the toughest years of Payne Haas’ life is ending on a bright note after he and girlfriend Leilani Mohenoa announced they’re expecting a baby girl.

Mohenoa posted a photograph of an ultrasound on Instagram on Thursday night with the caption: “We lost an angel but he sent us another that same month. Baby girl due in May.”

“Can’t wait to meet our baby girl,” added Haas, on his page.

Leilani and Payne are having a baby girl.Source: Instagram
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Haas’ older brother Chace, who became a quadriplegic when he was involved in a car crash at just five-months-old, died in mid-August aged 22.

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Masters 2020: Who is Dustin Johnson girlfriend fiancee Paulina Gretzky, final round outfit, green jacket, Adidas, photos

It was slightly cheeky but Paulina Gretzky’s outfit for the final round of the Masters ended up being perfect as her partner Dustin Johnson charged to a dominant win.

After catching the eye with a low-cut number on day one, Gretzky went with a green jacket on Sunday – and viewers loved it.

media_cameraPaulina Gretzky looks on during the final round of the Masters. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
Paulina congratules Dustin.
media_cameraPaulina congratules Dustin.

If you’re unfamiliar with golf’s most prestigious tournament, the winner is handed a green jacket which made Gretzky’s wardrobe choice slightly daring.

Johnson entered the final round with a four-shot lead but was still under plenty of pressure – both from Australian challenger Cameron Smith and his own history.

The American had previously lost all four times he’d entered the final round of a major with the lead.

But he posted a round of four-under to finish at 20-under for the tournament and five shots ahead of Smith.

His final putt sparked emotional scenes on the 18th green as both Johnson and Gretzky fought back tears.

Paulina Gretzky runs on to the green to greet Dustin Johnson. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
media_cameraPaulina Gretzky runs on to the green to greet Dustin Johnson. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
Dustin Johnson is awarded the Green Jacket by Masters champion Tiger Woods. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
media_cameraDustin Johnson is awarded the Green Jacket by Masters champion Tiger Woods. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Johnson met Gretzky in 2009, but they didn’t start dating until 2013. Seven months later, the pair got engaged. They have two sons — 5-year-old Tatum and 3-year-old River.

She comes from sporting royalty and is the daughter of legendary Canadian hockey player Wayne Gretzky.

Johnson, who won the US Open in 2016, revealed in September how his other half plays a big part in his game.

Paulina Gretzky looks on near the seventh hole during the first round. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
media_cameraPaulina Gretzky looks on near the seventh hole during the first round. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

“She’s a huge part of me, our family and my success,” Johnson said. “She’s home with the kids, and has been great with that, and just has been a huge supporter for me, with everything I need to do. She understands everything it takes to get to where you want to be and the sacrifices you have to make.

“Having her dad as the greatest hockey player, she understands. You couldn’t ask for a better partner.”

And today she was also receiving rave reviews from fans.

Adidas, which sponsors Johnson, were loving it too.

Originally published as WAG’s daring outfit a ‘10 out of 10’

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Daniel Ricciardo, sex before races, personal life, girlfriend, children, Armchair Expert

Daniel Ricciardo has often been seen as one of the best drivers with the best personalities on the F1 grid but the Aussie star has revealed why he’s rarely seen with a woman on his arm.

In contrast to Lewis Hamilton – who has dominated on the track and the tabloids with a long list of high-profile former girlfriends – has rarely been seen in a similar situation, with the outgoing 31-year-old Aussie appearing to steer clear of the gossip pages.

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Speaking on Dax Shepard’s Armchair Expert podcast, Ricciardo spoke about his personal life in a way he rarely has before.

Admitting he likes to go to events early to be able to soak in new locations, Ricciardo was asked some more quick questions around race weekend.

The questioning started around his drinking habits.

“I’m not a big drinker but have I had a beer or a glass of wine before a race, like a Saturday night? Of course I have,” he said. “It’s not something I would do by habit. It’s normally if the weekend hasn’t gone too well and I just need to switch off for a little bit. But typically, if everything’s going to plan, which it has this year, then probably a Wednesday. It’s not going out to club on Wednesday night, it’s having a little cognac. I’m pretty disciplined, I enjoy having a good time but I guess race week I’m pretty chill.”

But the conversation then veered into sex, with Shepard pointing to some athletes who abstain from sex before big games or races.

“I used to, but not any more,” Ricciardo admitted. “I went against my rules obviously once and I was probably even better on Sunday so it’s all good. I threw that one out a few years ago.”

Overall, Ricciardo said he was “anti-superstition”.

“I feel it’s a sign of fear, not fear but that you’re putting a sign of doubt in your own head already,” he said. “It’s kind of like an excuse for something to go wrong.

“It’s easy to have a lack of accountability if you’ve got a superstition. It’s like ‘I had a bad race because I didn’t put my left sock on first’. I might brush off the reality of why I had a bad race because I didn’t put my sock on the right way.

“I don’t like it. If that was my tradition and I forgot to do it and I’m jumping in a car that’s doing 200 miles an hour, is that good for my headspace? You can’t have anything like that creeping in.”

It’s the focus that has seen Ricciardo racing in F1 since 2011.

But he admitted that the intensity of the sport and his chase for an elusive world championship hasn’t helped his personal life and relationships.

“It certainly is difficult when you’re so driven towards something,” Ricciardo admitted. “Me, for example, yes, I’ve made it to F1, that was a childhood dream and even I still pinch myself but you get there and it’s like, making it is not enough. I need to win, I need to be world champion.

“I’ve won races now but I’m yet to become a world champion so I’m still not satisfied. I’ve been doing F1 for 10 years so I’m constantly looking for more from it and putting myself first and being selfish. It is difficult and you do have to shut things out along the way and that is people and at times relationships. It’s finding that balance.

“I know some drivers have a wife and kids and I’m like ‘how do you do this with a family?’ The danger at one side and then just dedicating everything you can to the sport but also dedicating time to your family. I’m not there yet, I don’t know how I could manage that. I’m still in the moment of just trying to get the most out of me and I think what I’m doing is working so I’m going to keep going down that path. I’ll wait a while for kids I think.”

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Lee Westwood girlfriend Helen Storey wins wet vest competition, Instagram

Helen Storey may not be teeing off at the 2020 Masters, but she’s the self-proclaimed winner of another Augusta competition.

On Thursday, the girlfriend of British golfer Lee Westwood joked about her sweaty status while playing caddie for the day at Augusta National in Georgia.

“I’d win the wet vest competition! 1000% humidity out there,” Storey posted to Instagram.

Westwood, who currently ranks 47th in the world, has two PGA Tour wins under his belt, in addition to 25 European Tour victories.

In the lead-up to Friday’s start to the tournament, Westwood shared a scenic photo of himself and Storey at Augusta.

“This backdrop never gets old! #TheMasters,” he captioned the post.

Storey has been linked to 47-year-old Westwood since 2015, according to The Sun. The couple is said to have been introduced by Westwood pal Graham Wylie, who is the husband of Storey’s sister.

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Karl-Anthony Towns girlfriend Jordyn Woods joining OnlyFans

Jordyn Woods is opening up about her boyfriend, Karl-Anthony Towns.

The couple recently confirmed their relationship on Instagram, and Woods gushed about how she and the NBA star were able to get out of the friend-zone after a life-altering moment in his life brought them closer.

“If we’re being fully transparent, he and I have been friends for a few years now and we were just really close friends,” the 23-year-old shared. “We would talk all the time about life, about everything, and then after his mother passed it brought us a lot closer because I had gone through the loss of a parent as well, and so being that crutch for each other, I guess led to something more and it’s like being with your best friend.”

Woods’ father, John, died of cancer in early 2017. She previously told us she handled some of the trauma by turning to some of her close family and friends for comfort.

Woods said Towns, 24, who just completed the first season of a five-year $222 million contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves, is always “in her corner”.

“It’s cool to have a partner that supports you and wants you to be the best version of you and wants you to be a businesswoman,” she said. “A lot people in the world don’t want to see you succeed, and to have someone in your corner that wants to see you succeed is pretty awesome.”

Earlier this month, the model revealed that she will be posting “iconic” content on OnlyFans, a paid subscription website popularised by mostly adult performers and influencers.

While Woods did not say whether she plans to share X-rated photos on the platform, she shared that Towns is “super supportive” of her choice to join the site.

“He sees my vision, and he’s super supportive,” she said. “It’s amazing to have people in your life that support you through whatever, and they’re there to uplift you, and help you through your journey. We’re very open about it. We talk about everything.”

Woods said she even shows her boyfriend some of the photos she is going to post before sharing them with the world.

“Obviously you don’t need approval from someone else, but I just want to make sure that everything is respectful,” she said, before adding with a laugh, “Also, I’m someone in my life that I really value the people around me’s opinion, so I have to ask like three people before posting something.”

Woods explained that she wanted to join OnlyFans because she saw it as a space where there was “no judgment.”

“You get to control your narrative, and I found a platform that I can share my more out-there content, and I can share things that I love to do, and my creative side — and not have judgment for it, as well as my photos can’t be used for other people’s likeness,” she said.

The influencer said she hopes to continue to bring “more awareness” to the platform, which in turn “creates more opportunity” for other creators who use it.

“I think there’s space for everyone, so it’s really cool, but I’m still learning,” she said. “I’m only a week in.”

– New York Post

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Man emails video of naked girlfriend after break-up

WHAT began as a joke – a man filming his drunk, naked and vomiting girlfriend – ended in humiliation for the woman after he leaked the content to a friend following their break up.

Jason Leslie Lette “took selfies” with the woman as she was being sick in a toilet and he was holding her hair.

Mackay Magistrates Court heard it was not a classic case of “revenge porn” but more a misguided stunt.

On November 1 last year the victim had been drinking with Lette, 38, at their Blacks Beach home and their pair became quite drunk.

She has little memory of the day apart from vomiting.

Prosecutor Harry Coburn said a few days later Lette showed her a number of photos he took on his phone from that day.

“She saw a video of herself in the bath and she was yelling at Lette to stop filming her,” Mr Coburn said.

The court heard she also saw images of her vomiting in the toilet and on the ground.

“The victim states she was either naked or only in her underwear,” Mr Coburn said.

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Then in January Lette told his then-girlfriend he was making a video of her using a collage of the drunk photos put to music and texted her the film.

Mr Coburn said the pair broke up that month and in February the woman received a Facebook message from a friend of Lette’s that he had been emailed a video of her in her underwear and naked.

The email had been sent by Lette.

Mr Coburn said while the woman was naked, at no point was her genitalia exposed.

Lette pleaded guilty to distributing an illegal video and observations or recordings in breach of privacy.

Mr Coburn said “personal and general deterrence looms large”.

“In this case it appears (Lette) has taken the video in what might be considered good humour but then that’s taken a more sinister turn (when) he distributed that after the end of the relationship,” Mr Coburn said.

Defence solicitor Steven Hayles, of Macrossan & Amiet Solicitors, said on the day the pair were drinking in the spa area and the woman had been wearing a bra and undies as swimmers.

Mr Hayles said the offending occurred after the woman called Lette inside to help her as she was being ill – he photographed and “took selfies” with her while holding her hair as she vomited.

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A 38 year old took selfies with his drunk, naked and vomiting girlfriend and then sent the images, as a video, to a former friend following a break up

A 38 year old took selfies with his drunk, naked and vomiting girlfriend and then sent the images, as a video, to a former friend following a break up

The court heard there were also images of her in the shower washing herself but there were no breasts or pubic areas visible.

“(Lette) says that his initial intention was to show (the woman) the impact that her consumption of alcohol was having on her,” Mr Hayles said.

“He said that he previously had discussions with her about this but she would dismiss the comments (he) made to her saying she didn’t recall that behaviour occurring.”

Mr Hayles said his client accepted his conduct was “misguided” and he was sorry for the distress he caused the woman.

The court heard he had no recollection of sending the recording and was no longer on good terms with that former friend.

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Mr Hayles said his client had no criminal history, had entered early guilty pleas and pushed for no convictions to be recorded.

Magistrate Bronwyn Hartigan labelled distributing the video as quite “bizarre” behaviour and agreed it was immature conduct for someone his age.

Ms Hartigan also agreed it sounded like the conduct began as a joke and it did not have the same flavour as revenge porn in that there was no sinister purpose in sending the video to his former friend.

“It’s seems completely inexplicable,” Ms Hartigan said.

“(The email) wasn’t accompanied with any words or any slurs … but obviously as you appreciate that caused her humiliation.”

Lette was fined $1000 and convictions were not recorded.

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Father pleads guilty to shooting murders of teenage son, son’s girlfriend

South Australian father Pawel Klosowski has admitted to the shooting murders of his teenage son and his son’s girlfriend in the state’s south-east last month.

Klosowski, 46, appeared in the Mount Gambier Magistrates Court on Monday afternoon charged with two counts of murder.

The bodies of his son Lukasz Klosowski and girlfriend Chelsea Ireland — both aged 19 — were discovered at a property at Mount McIntyre, near Millicent.

The young couple, who both lived in Adelaide, were visiting the property when they were allegedly shot dead on Saturday, August 22.

Appearing in court via video link, Klosowski twice pleaded guilty to murder in front of a packed courtroom.

To each count, Klosowski responded: “Guilty your honour.”

Klosowski was arrested and charged the day after the teenagers were killed.

Details surrounding his identity were initially suppressed, but that order expired when he first appeared in court, allowing him to be named.

Dozens of tributes have since flowed for the much-loved young victims, who were both in their first year at university.

Young Adelaide couple Lukasz and Chelsea were shot dead on a rural property in South Australia.(Instagram)

Lukasz, nicknamed Wu, was a former student of Adelaide’s Christian Brothers College and was studying journalism at the University of South Australia.

He was remembered at his funeral as a loving son, brother and friend with an excellent sense of humour.

“I’ll never forget him,” one mourner said.

“The sense of humour, the quietness. He was a beautiful soul.”

A young couple at a formal event.
Lukasz Klosowski and Chelsea Ireland were both in their first year of university.(Instagram)

Ms Ireland’s family and friends also gathered to farewell the “courageous, caring” teenager at a funeral service earlier this month.

Her father Greg told mourners that Chelsea wanted to “change the world”.

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Chelsea Ireland’s parents Debra and Greg spoke out earlier this month.

“I’m not sure if she knew, but it was clear to everyone, she already had,” Mr Ireland said.

“She was courageous, caring, generous, kind-hearted, strong and brave.

“She was all of these and so much more.”

Pawel Klosowski — who is also known as Paul — has been remanded to appear before the Supreme Court for sentencing on November 2.

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Jealous thug stabbed ex girlfriend, refused to dial 999 and said “I hope you die”

A jealous boyfriend refused to call an ambulance after he stabbed his ex in a jealous rage and told her “I hope you die.”

Milosz Papatolios, 23, split from his ex in April this year but went to her house just days later and stabbed her in the leg with a “steak knife.”

The thug, from Rochdale in Manchester, accused his ex of speaking with another person after she asked him to charge her phone and said “I’ll chop them”.

When she pleaded for him to call her an ambulance, Papatolios refused and said “I hope you die, get your boyfriend to help.”

Milosz Papatolios pleaded guilty to stabbing his ex partner

But he avoided jail and was handed a suspended sentence at Minshull Street Crown Court on Friday.

In a brief victim personal statement read to the court, his ex girlfriend said: “I felt frightened for my life. I am determined to end contact with him.”

Before the attack, Papatolios had ordered his ex a taxi and forced her to come to a friend’s house with him but he then stopped her from leaving, the court heard.

The following morning, Papatolios’ ex girlfriend said she needed to charge her phone which had run out of battery.

After charging it, Papatolios accused her of speaking to another person and grabbed her arm as she tried to leave, causing it to bruise.

He then called her a s**g and stabbed her in the leg with the kitchen knife.

Milosz Papatolios outside Minshull Street Crown Court

Prosecutor Alexander Leach said: “He called her a taxi to take her home, however, he then grabbed her right arm, causing it to bruise, and the taxi left.

“The two then began to argue, and he called another taxi.

“He lost his temper again, called her a ‘s**g’ then produced a knife, described as a steak knife.

“He then lunged towards her, first making contact with her jacket and damaging it, then he stabbed her in the right thigh. She screamed out and he dropped the knife.

“She pleaded with him to call an ambulance but he refused saying, ‘I hope you die, get your boyfriend to help.’”

The woman suffered a 2cm wound to her leg which was treated with cauterisation and two sutures.

Papatolios pleaded guilty to unlawful wounding at an earlier hearing.

He was sentenced to 15 months imprisonment suspended for two years on Friday.

Mr Leach said the couple had been in a relationship since February 2019 but it was ‘volatile’.

The woman was in the process of getting a non molestation order when she was attacked.

The prosecutor said: “On April 5 this year at 8pm the defendant attended uninvited at her home.

Milosz Papatolios

“He sounded the horn in his car to get her attention and she came out of the property.

“He asked her who she was going to meet and got confrontational with her so she began to walk to a nearby shop to get away.

“He said to her ‘I’ll chop them’ referring to the people he believed she had been speaking to.

“He took her to the home of one of his friends then he smoked some cannabis.”

The woman described feeling trapped but remained at Papatolios’ friend’s house until the next day when she asked for a phone charger.

Mr Leach added: “He produced a telephone charger to power her phone and then he accessed her phone.

“He then accused her of speaking to someone else, and she offered to delete all of her social media accounts to keep him happy.”

After the knife attack, the woman swiftly left and her dad took her to hospital where she was treated for the 2cm slash wound.

Papatolios was said to have one previous conviction for four offences committed when he was a youth including criminal damage, assaulting a police officer and possession of class B drugs.

Nothing was said in mitigation to the court as a Goodyear application had already been submitted on behalf of the defence.

Upon sentencing, Judge John Potter said: “You became increasingly angry at her wanting to see other people. This anger was inspired by jealousy.

“That was a momentary but appalling piece of violence.”

Papatolios was also ordered to complete 25 days of rehabilitation activity requirements, a Building Better Relationships course and 100 hours unpaid work.

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