Brownlow Medalist Patrick Cripps is nervous about his upcoming wedding


Brownlow Medalist Patrick Cripps admits he’s incredibly nervous for his ‘big wedding’ to fiancee Monique Fontana

2022 Brownlow Medal winner Patrick Cripps revealed on Thursday that his upcoming wedding is making him more nervous than Brownlow night.

The 27-year-old Carlton captain will marry long-term partner Monique Fontana in December after a nine-month engagement.

The AFL star told the Herald Sun the extravagant wedding they have planned annoys him.

2022 Brownlow Medalist Patrick Cripps revealed on Thursday that his upcoming wedding to Monique Fontana (pictured together) is making him more nervous than Brownlow night

2022 Brownlow Medalist Patrick Cripps revealed on Thursday that his upcoming wedding to Monique Fontana (pictured together) is making him more nervous than Brownlow night

“There are about 200 people on the guest list so it will be a big wedding. I was nervous on Brownlow night but I think I’ll be more nervous on the wedding night,” he said.

The couple announced their engagement in March in joint Instagram posts and quickly received hundreds of well wishes.

The lovebirds will spend their big day at a lavish venue in the Cripps’ home state of Western Australia.

They announced their engagement in March in joint Instagram posts and quickly received hundreds of well-wishes.  Pictured: The pair at the Brownlow Medal in Melbourne on Sunday

They announced their engagement in March in joint Instagram posts and quickly received hundreds of well-wishes. Pictured: The pair at the Brownlow Medal in Melbourne on Sunday

It follows Patrick winning the 2022 Brownlow Medal on Sunday night and then celebrating by sharing a romantic kiss with Monique.

The Carlton star hugged her fiance after his name was called at the event at Melbourne’s Crown Casino.

After Patrick gave his speech, the pair proudly posed together as the footballer showed off his medal.

Patrick won the 2022 Brownlow Medal on Sunday night and then celebrated by sharing a romantic kiss with Monique

Patrick won the 2022 Brownlow Medal on Sunday night and then celebrated by sharing a romantic kiss with Monique

Cripps pipped bookies’ favorite Lachie Neal to the prestigious award by one vote.

The Blues captain received 29 votes, one more than Neill, to become the first Carlton player to win the Brownlow Medal since Chris Judd in 2010 and the sixth in the club’s history.

In an epic finish, he secured three votes in the final game of the season, allowing him to oust Neal in the post, with the star midfielder receiving just one vote.

Cripps said their lavish wedding ceremony in Western Australia will have around 200 guests, including their families and friends on and off the field

Cripps said their lavish wedding ceremony in Western Australia will have around 200 guests, including their families and friends on and off the field

Cripps beat bookies' favorite Lachie Neal (pictured) to the prestigious award by one vote

Cripps beat bookies’ favorite Lachie Neal (pictured) to the prestigious award by one vote

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