& # 39; Welcome to our crazy little family & # 39 ;: Footy star George Burgess announces the birth of his baby daughter – and reveals her VERY unusual name
NRL star George Burgess and his wife Joanna welcomed their third child, daughter Blainey Ann Burgess, during the weekend.
The South Sydney Rabbitohs player, 27, announced the news on Instagram on Monday and shared a picture of the family of five at the hospital.
George wrote in the caption: & # 39; Blainey Ann Burgess. Welcome to our crazy little family, you beautiful little girl. & # 39;
Baby joy! George Burgess and his wife Joanna welcomed their third child, daughter Blainey Ann, on Sunday. Depicted in the hospital with their oldest two children, Boston and Birdie
He added: & # 39; Joanna has done a great job with the pregnancy and the delivery and deserves a gold medal, I am always grateful. What a moment to bring all crew members together for the first time yesterday. & # 39;
Joanna also shared a sweet photo on Instagram of Blainey who was sleeping and confirmed that she had arrived on her due date: Sunday, July 28.
& # 39; Blainey Ann Burgess, our dear girl, entered the world on 28.7.19 (on her due date). So blessed, so in love! & # 39; she wrote in the caption.
Perfect on time! Joanna shared this sweet photo on Instagram of Blainey asleep and confirmed that she had arrived on her due date: Sunday, July 28
Joanna had confirmed her pregnancy in February and told her Instagram followers that she and George & # 39; totally excited & # 39; to welcome their third child.
At the time, she joked about the fact that her husband and two-year-old son Boston & # 39; are in the minority & # 39; were by girls in the family.
& # 39; George and Bossy will be officially in the minority. We are more than excited to have another mini Birdie with the four of us in July, & she wrote, referring to her middle child, the 11-month-old Birdie.
Family of five: Joanna (right) confirmed her pregnancy in February and told her Instagram followers that she and George (left) & # 39; more than excited & # 39; to welcome their third child
A few weeks before the pregnancy announcement, The Daily Telegraph reported that Joanna had privately told friends she was expecting.
A source told the newspaper at the time: & # 39; I heard that she got pregnant eight weeks after the birth of her daughter (Birdie) in August. & # 39;
George is part of the Burgess family of rugby league players who moved to Australia from northern England. His brothers are: Sam, 30, Tom, 27 and Luke, 32.
Departing from Australia: George, who broadcasts a ban on nine games after being found guilty of eye goggles earlier this month, recently signed a three-year contract with the Wigan Warriors
George, who broadcasts a ban on nine games after being found guilty of eye-guts earlier this month, recently signed a three-year contract with the English rugby league team Wigan Warriors.
It is unclear whether George & # 39; s family is moving to the UK with him.
The prop, who has played 147 NRL games since his debut for the Rabbitohs, has also played 15 Tests for his country.
He won the NRL premiership with Souths in 2014, in a team that included his twin brother Tom and older brother Sam.
& # 39; Although it is a huge decision to leave the NRL and say goodbye to Souths, I welcome the future of Wigan Warriors and the Super League, & # 39; said George.
Growing family: George and Joanna are pictured earlier this year with their oldest two children, Boston and Birdie
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