NRL star Jarryd Hayne has issued a gushing tribute to his new wife after secretly marrying long-term partner Amellia Bonnici.
Hayne, 32, and Ms Bonnici, 29, the mother of his daughter Beliviah Ivy, 4, tied the knot at Pullman Magenta Shores resort, on the New South Wales Central Coast, on Tuesday.
By Wednesday afternoon, he posted a photo taken at the intimate wedding, kissing his new bride against a picturesque outdoor background.
'Mr & Mrs Hayne. We met on 26th of January five years ago. Thank God for sorting us out and realising we meant to be,' he captioned the sweet snap.
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Rugby league star Jarryd Hayne has married his long-term partner Amellia Bonnici in a secret ceremony at the Pullman Magenta Shores resort in NSW, just a month after getting engaged
By Wednesday afternoon, he posted a photo taken at the intimate wedding, kissing his new bride against a picturesque outdoor background. 'Thank God for sorting us out and realising we were meant to be,' he captioned the sweet snap
In the scorching Australia Day heat, the couple's service was intimate and low key, with a group of roughly 50 family and friends, including fellow NRL stars, attending.
Hayne wore a cream suit, open white shirt and sunglasses, smiling as he stood under a floral archway waiting for his bride.
Bonnici looked elegant in a lace white dress and with her hair pulled back off her face to show off her pearl earrings.
The couple chose the January 26 date to mark five years to the day since they first met.
They announced their engagement just last month.
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After being together for tumultuous five years, Hayne and Bonnici tied the knot in secret
Hayne checks his phone as he and Bonnici sit on the back of a golf cart on their way to have photos taken
The deeply religious Hayne - who is a former Hillsong regular - chose not to have the ceremony in a church, instead saying their vows beneath a white floral archway in the resort garden
Hayne wore a creme suit and open white shirt, smiling as he stood beneath the flower archway waiting for his bride
Bonnici (pictured) looked elegant in a white dress and with her hair pulled back to show off her pearl earrings
The glamorous 29-year-old lifts her dress up as she walks towards the ceremony at the Central Coast resort
Hayne's father Manoa Thompson (second from left) watches on as his son stands waiting for his bride
The deeply religious Hayne - who is a former Hillsong regular - chose not to have the ceremony in a church, with the couple instead saying their vows beneath a white floral archway.
Those in attendance sat on rows of white wooden chairs spread throughout