FORMER Western Force Nick “Honey Badger” Cummins is the new Bachelor for 2018.
Ready to find true love on The Bachelor Australia, the Wallabies star and Aussie larrikin is set win hearts with his striking looks, sporting talent, sense of humour and his distinctive, witty one-liners which have made him a hero, both on and off the field.
One of Australian rugby’s most-loved characters, Nick’s career saw him celebrate a 15 Test match career with the Australian Wallabies, play a season with the Australian Sevens, earn a Commonwealth Games silver medal, and play with the Western Force and overseas in Japan.
Earning the nickname “Honey Badger” because of his strength, ferocity and toughness, Cummins displayed a flamboyant, never-say-die approach on the field, which captivated crowds.
Cummins said he was looking forward to throwing everything at this opportunity to finding the one.
“The past 10 or so years has been on the road playing rugby or working on my projects, so I’m very excited to be part of a show that is centred around love and good times,” he said.
Network Ten The Bachelor Australia executive producer Hilary Innes said the network were delighted that Nick has agreed to be Australia’s next Bachelor.
“He will bring a refreshing, honest and cheeky energy to season six. On top of all his incredible achievements, he is both loveable and surprising. I know he will be a phenomenal Bachelor,” she said.
No word on when the series will air with the franchises next series Bachelor in Paradise starting Sunday.