Geelong’s great Billy Brownless finally confirmed rumors on Friday that he’s started dating again.
The 55-year-old said that he recently formed a close friendship with a female companion, whose identity has yet to be revealed publicly and that the pair are now seeing where things lead. .
The AFL legend told The Herald Sun: ‘It was really refreshing and a nice little friendship. We’ll be fine and take it easy. ‘
Geelong great Billy Brownless (pictured) finally confirmed rumors on Friday that he has started dating again
For a while there were rumors that Billy was ready to start dating again.
Before that, he tried to downplay reports that he had been spotted dating a mystery woman and dismissed jokes about it from his Triple M colleagues.
Footy fans are sure to be delighted to see Billy go public again after his 18-year marriage to wife Nicky came to a shocking end in 2016 after she started it. dating his best mate, AFL star Garry Lyon.
Billy and Nicky Brownless (left) are pictured with Garry and Melissa Lyon (right) in 2012. In 2016, Lyon left his wife and began a relationship with Nicky
Their marriage ended before Nicky and Lyon announced they were a couple, but Billy still felt betrayed because they had assured him they were nothing more than ‘just good friends’.
After five blood ties, Billy and Garry began moving toward reconciliation last year when Brownless said they were on a ‘good point’, before spending Christmas Day together in 2020.
Lucy, Billy’s daughter, described the mixed family lunch as ‘really special’.
From left to right: Billy Brownless, Garry Lyon and James Brayshaw after The Footy Show won the Silver Logie at the 2008 Television Week Logie Awards.
‘It works really well and it’s all very positive. We are all very happy and happy together. It was a wonderful day. We’re all really excited about it,’ she told the Herald Sun at the time.
Billy tackled the issue with AFL colleagues Sam Newman and Don Scott on an episode of the pair’s You Cannot Be Serious podcast in September.
He admitted although he has yet to fully mend his friendship with Lyon, he said the pair ‘maybe’ could become friends like they were before at some point.
Brownless posed with her four children, Ruby, Lucy, Max and Oscar, in Geelong on Christmas Day (pictured, four kids with their dad, center) at Christmas lunch last year
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