Australian cricketer James Faulkner reveals same-sex relationship

Australian cricketer James Faulkner, best known for his exploits in the limited overs format of the game, has publicly revealed he is in a same-sex relationship on social media.

In an unprecedented move in Australian men’s sport, the 29-year-old used an Instagram post on his birthday to state he has been in a five-year relationship with his partner Rob Jubb.

James Faulkner has revealed he is in a same-sex relationship.

James Faulkner has revealed he is in a same-sex relationship.Credit:AAP

The Herald is chasing verification of the post, but if true Faulkner would be the first professional male Australian cricketer to to reveal he is gay while still playing.

«Birthday dinner with the boyfriend @robjubbsta and my mother @roslyn_carol_faulkner #togetherfor5years,» Faulkner posted alongside a picture of a dinner with his mother and partner.




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