NRL star Tom Burgess’ fiancée Tahlia Giumelli shares heartbreaking post on what would have been the couple’s wedding day – after they were forced to postpone due to Covid restrictions
NRL player Tom Burgess and his fiancée Tahlia Giumelli were forced to postpone their wedding earlier this year, following the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
And on Saturday, the 29-year-old model shared a touching tribute to mark what would have been their big day, as she lamented on having to wait until another date.
‘Happy “should have been” wedding day,’ she began. ‘We should have been saying our vows right now in front of our family and friends in Byron Bay and celebrating with one too many cocktails.
Bittersweet: After postponing their nuptials in July, Tahlia Giumelli shared a touching tribute to her NRL star fiancé Tom Burgess on Saturday as the couple marked the bittersweet date that should have been their wedding day
‘Instead we turned it into a family holiday, made some more memories and soaking up the pre wedding bliss that is still to come.’
The optimistic bride-to-be also noted that the pair are grateful to wait, as they’ve more time to organise the upcoming event.
‘Slightly a little thankful for the delay as I’m a little unorganised @thomasburgess,’ she added.
‘When it happens I know it’s going to be super special and can’t wait for people to call you my husband and I no longer will have to correct them.’
Delayed: In July, Tom Burgess (left) and Tahlia Giumelli (right) officially postponed their wedding. In an Instagram Stories post shared at the time, Tahlia, 29, shared the ‘sad’ news with her fans
In July, Tom and Tahlia postponed their wedding and shared the ‘sad’ news with their fans on Instagram.
At the time, she wrote: ‘After almost two years of planning. Tom and I had to make the sad decision to postpone and move our wedding venue completely.
‘With another wave of Covid hitting NSW our priority is and always will be the safety of our family and friends.
‘I have no doubt when it happens it will be just as amazing. Really feel for all the brides who have had to do the same. But right now a I wedding didn’t seem like a number one priority’.
Tahlia and Tom announced their engagement on New Year’s Eve 2019, after three years of dating.
She wrote: ‘After almost two years of planning. Tom and I had to make the sad decision to postpone and move our wedding venue completely. With another wave of Covid hitting NSW our priority is and always will be the safety of our family and friends’
Family: Tahlia and Tom announced their engagement on New Year’s Eve 2019, after three years of dating. The couple share two daughters, Sophie, two, and Elodie, one
The couple share two daughters; Sophie, two, and Elodie, one.
Tahlia and Tom’s relationship first made headlines in April 2017. At the time, The Daily Telegraph reported they had been quietly dating for at least six months.
In January, the couple splashed out $2.61million on a property in Wolooware in the New South Wales’ Sutherland Shire.
They’re yet to confirm when their new wedding date is.
Moves: In January, the couple splashed out $2.61million on a property in Wolooware in the New South Wales ‘ Sutherland Shire