Sport dads im­i­tate art

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the pro­duc­ers of Chan­nel 9’s pop­u­lar House Hus­bands were look­ing for a cou­ple of fa­mous names to give it a boost, they should look no fur­ther than Shane Warne and Bren­dan Fevola. Go­ing by their string of tweets yes­ter­day, the two sports stars are fill­ing a sim­i­lar role in real life as the stay-at-home dads on the show. ‘‘Morn­ing all, get kids up, show­ered & dressed, make break­fast, school lunches, sign school work books, sports kit, iron uni­forms, check!’’ Warnie tweeted at the start of his day. Fev’s day be­gan in sim­i­lar fash­ion, ex­cept much ear­lier. ‘‘Been up since 3am watch­ing NFL, now to get kids ready for school, make lunches, drop off and get ready for Sun­day night football,’’ he tweeted. Like the TV house hub­bies, things don’t al­ways go smoothly. Warne was all set be­fore be­ing held

Gy­ton Grant­ley , Fi­rass Di­rani , Rhys Mul­doon and Gary Sweet. up. ‘‘School shoes clean, find mu­si­cal in­stru­ment for Sum­mer, make plans for pick up af­ter school & who’s got what on, put all wash­ing in. Oops, can’t find teenage daugh­ter’s school jumper, yep panic!’’ he tweeted again. And the Nine team could film the Real House­hus­bands of Brighton to­gether – Warne and Fevola send their kids to the same school. ‘‘See you at drop off Shane. Make sure you wave when I toot: #snob #tint­ed­win­dows,’’ Fevola tweeted Warne. The spin king replied: ‘‘Ha­haha, done mate, you’re al­lowed to say hello. Kicked a 100 now doesn’t say hi.’’

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