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Paula and Mike Real Engagement Story

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Paula and Mike

Date of proposal


How old were you both when you got engaged?

I was 32, Mike was 30

Who proposed?


How did your partner (or you) propose?

At half time during the Widnes Vikings vs Featherstone Rovers rugby league match. He (with the help of staff at Widnes) tricked me onto the pitch ‐ the club pretended I’d won a prize!! And as I was being presented with my prize Mike got down on one knee and asked me via the PA system!!

Who did you share the news of your engagement with first?

The thousands of people at the match ‐ including both sets of parents. It was also broadcast live on the local radio who where doing the match commentary!

Describe your ring.

Gold, with 3 clusters of Diamonds

Did you help choose the ring?


Did you have an engagement party?

No, money’s tight and we needed it for the wedding

When do you plan to marry?

23 July 2011

What are you looking forward to the most about planning a wedding?

Trying on lots of dresses!!

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