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Richmond Tigers’ Dustin Martin courting Byron Bay mannequin Jessica Gomes

AFL famous person Dustin Martin is reportedly courting Byron Bay-based mannequin Jessica Gomes.

The Richmond midfielder is notoriously personal however he has been noticed on a number of dates with Gomes – though neither social gathering has confirmed they’re a pair.

Gomes grew up in Perth earlier than shifting to New York as an adolescent and signing with IMG Fashions.

The 35-year-old was within the swimsuit version of Sports activities Illustrated yearly between 2008 to 2015 after which began working as a style ambassador for David Jones.

Gomes was buddies with fellow Perth export Heath Ledger and had lunch with the late actor in New York the day earlier than he died in 2008.

She has beforehand been linked romantically to Components One star Daniel Ricciardo, former Wallabies captain Rocky Elsom and Twilight actor Xavier Samuel.

Gomes will probably be on Channel 7 on Dancing With The Stars: All Stars subsequent month however she wouldn’t affirm if she is at present courting Martin.

AFL famous person Dustin Martin is reportedly courting Byron Bay-based mannequin Jessica Gomes.  Credit score: Getty

“I’m so sorry, however I can’t touch upon this. I don’t discuss my personal life,” Gomes advised Information Corp.

Martin has beforehand been linked to Phoebe Carpenter, who as soon as dated NRL star Mitchell Pearce, and mannequin Chontelle Berryman.

His administration refused to touch upon Martin’s relationship standing with Gomes.

Lions tame injured Tigers

Richmond will probably be with out Dustin Martin for the crunch recreation in opposition to the AFL ladder-leading Western Bulldogs, with the famous person struck down by concussion.

Martin copped a stray arm to the top throughout the third quarter of the Tigers’ 34-point defeat to Melbourne on Saturday night time and sat out the ultimate time period on the bench.

He’ll miss the Bulldogs match beneath new AFL concussion protocols, which mandate an computerized 12-day stint on the sidelines.

Dustin MartinRichmond will probably be with out Dustin Martin for the crunch recreation in opposition to the AFL ladder-leading Western Bulldogs. Credit score: AAP

“He’ll clearly miss subsequent week, which is disappointing,” Tigers coach Damien Hardwick mentioned.

“However that’s the lie of the land in the mean time and participant well being and wellbeing is paramount for the AFL and our medical employees, so we’ll abide by that and he’ll take his 12 days.”

Martin had been quiet in opposition to Melbourne earlier than he was damage, gathering simply eight disposals beneath the watchful eye of Demons stopper Michael Hibberd.

Hardwick revealed the dynamic star has been battling a foot criticism that has taken away a few of his velocity and energy this season.

PetraccaDemons’ Christian Petracca was judged the most effective participant on the park within the win over Richmond. Credit score: AAP

“He has had some foot points that haven’t been important, nevertheless it has impacted him, and final week it was slightly bit the identical,” Hardwick mentioned.

“In equity, though he’s going to overlook slightly little bit of time (due to concussion), it could be the most effective factor for him.

“He’s a proud man; he’ll by no means put up his hand and complain, however the reality of the matter is he hasn’t been his explosive self due to that. He’ll get higher.”

The loss to Melbourne left Richmond struggling at 3-3, and the harm woes prolong past Martin.

Kane Lambert (calf) and Dylan Grimes (ankle) have been additionally damage throughout the bodily contest and are doubtful for Friday night time’s blockbuster in opposition to the Bulldogs.

Hardwick mentioned Lambert is “extremely uncertain”, however is hopeful Grimes will probably be cleared to play.

Fellow premiership gamers Dion Prestia (calf) and Nick Vlastuin (knee) are already on the sidelines because the Tigers’ depth continues to be examined.

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