Meet the AFL players and their glamorous WAGS who got married in 2021 off season


With Covid wreaking havoc on nearly every special occasion in 2021, a number of AFL stars and their glamorous partners have taken the opportunity to tie the knot right before the bells ring midnight on January 1 and they had to go back to the field.

North Melbourne star Jack Ziebell and his new his wife Shan decided to throw a New Years party at Mitchelton Wines in Victoria while in South Australia Crows and former Pies midfielder Paul Seedsman married his model wife Alice at Alkina Wine Estate on December 28.

Many famous guests were present at each party, with the vast majority of nuptials taking place in a vineyard rather than a church, a tradition that could continue for couples hoping outdoor venues are less affected by Covid restrictions in 2022 .

So who was wearing what and dancing where on the most magical day of their life?

In South Australia, Crows and former Pies midfielder Paul Seedsman married his model wife Alice at Alkina Wine Estate on December 28.

North Melbourne star Jack Ziebell and his new wife Shan (left) have decided to throw a New Years party at Mitchelton Wines in Victoria while in South Australia Crows and former Pies midfielder Paul Seedsman married model wife Alice at Alkina Wine Estate on December 28 (right)

JACK AND SHAN ZIEBELL

To herald the New Year like no other North Melbourne rookie, Jack Ziebell and his wife Shan tied the knot in front of friends and family – and their six-month-old daughter Pippa – at Mitchelton Wines in Victoria.

With a range of beautifully posed portraits taken by Bianca Virtue, the bride wore a KYHA Studios gown with a strapless fitted top half and princess-inspired skirt while Jack looked classy in his bespoke Germanicos suit.

‘Best day. Best wedding party. Best wife, ” Jack wrote alongside a photo from his wedding party.

To herald the New Year like no other North Melbourne rookie, Jack Ziebell and his wife Shan tied the knot in front of friends and family - and their six-month-old daughter Pippa - at Mitchelton Wines in Victoria

With a range of beautifully posed portraits taken by Bianca Virtue, the bride wore a KYHA Studios gown with a strapless fitted top and princess-inspired skirt while Jack looked sharp in her bespoke Germanicos suit.

To herald the New Year like no other North Melbourne rookie, Jack Ziebell and his wife Shan tied the knot in front of friends and family – and their six-month-old daughter Pippa – at Mitchelton Wines in Victoria

'Best day.  Best wedding party.  Best wife, '' Jack wrote alongside a photo from his wedding party

‘Best day. Best wedding party. Best wife, ” Jack wrote alongside a photo from his wedding party

MICHAEL AND CHELSEA HURLEY

For Essendon star Michael Hurley, it was a scenic location in the Moorabool Valley that served as the setting for him to marry his wife Chelsea Hewson on December 29.

Staying at Langley Park Farm, the pair were dressed in a sparkling Berta dress, for her, and a Sam & Ko Menswear suit, for him.

Many of Michael’s Bombers teammates attended the nuptials as well as retired Thomas Bellchambers and his fiancee Olympia Vallance.

Stunning photos taken by Georgia Verrells captured the bride and groom walking down the aisle with confetti thrown over their heads, sheer joy on their faces.

For Essendon star Michael Hurley, it was a scenic location in the Moorabool Valley that served as the setting for him to marry his wife Chelsea Hewson on December 29.

For Essendon star Michael Hurley, it was a scenic location in the Moorabool Valley that served as the setting for him to marry his wife Chelsea Hewson on December 29.

Staying at Langley Park Farm, the couple wore a sparkling Berta dress, for her, and a Sam & Ko Menswear suit, for him.

Staying at Langley Park Farm, the couple wore a sparkling Berta dress, for her, and a Sam & Ko Menswear suit, for him.

Many of Michael's Bombers teammates attended the nuptials as well as retired Thomas Bellchambers and his fiancee Olympia Vallance

Many of Michael’s Bombers teammates attended the nuptials as well as retired Thomas Bellchambers and his fiancee Olympia Vallance

Stunning photos taken by Georgia Verrells captured the bride and groom walking down the aisle with confetti thrown over their heads, sheer joy on their faces

Stunning photos taken by Georgia Verrells captured the bride and groom walking down the aisle with confetti thrown over their heads, sheer joy on their faces

JACK TRENGOVE AND SARAH CLEMENTS

Former Demon and Port Adelaide midfielder Jack Trengove walked hand-in-hand with his new wife Sarah Clements in the wine region of Balnarring, Victoria.

The bride kept her wedding day simple with her flowing brown locks curled away from her face and an off-the-shoulder long-sleeve dress, while Jack stuck to tradition in her suit.

‘Dreams come true. The happiest day of my life, ” Jack wrote on Instagram after the week-long affair.

Former Demon and Port Adelaide midfielder Jack Trengove walked hand in hand with his new wife Sarah Clements in the Balnarring wine region, Victoria

The bride kept her wedding day simple with her flowing brown locks curled away from her face and an off-the-shoulder long sleeve dress, while Jack stuck to tradition in her suit

Former Demon and Port Adelaide midfielder Jack Trengove walked hand in hand with his new wife Sarah Clements in the Balnarring wine region, Victoria

PAUL AND ALICE SEEDSMAN

Finally, in South Australia, Crows midfielder Paul Seedsman married his wife Alice at Alkina Wine Estate on December 28.

Alice wore a stunning Pallas Couture dress with corset detail and long sleeves while Paul opted for a cream colored blazer from Sam & Ko Menswear.

‘I have no words. The most magical day with our family and friends. To my sexy 12/10 hubby, I’ll love you forever, ”Alice wrote.

Meanwhile, Paul wrote, “Seven years of making memories together. This one is by far the best one yet. I am so grateful to have you by my side. (And yes, I’m hitting above my average). ‘

Finally, in South Australia, Crows midfielder Paul Seedsman married his wife Alice at Alkina Wine Estate on December 28.

Alice wore a stunning Pallas Couture dress with corset detail and long sleeves while Paul opted for a cream colored blazer from Sam & Ko Menswear

Finally, in South Australia, Crows midfielder Paul Seedsman married his wife Alice at Alkina Wine Estate on December 28.

'I have no words.  The most magical day with our family and friends.  To my sexy 12/10 husband, I will love you forever, ”Alice wrote

‘I have no words. The most magical day with our family and friends. To my hot hubby 12/10, I will love you forever, ”Alice wrote


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