Making the choice from a group of beautiful women was always going to be tough for Goulburn farmer Neil, but he says it helps his ex-wife and three kids were on board with his final decision.
“Molly, James, Josie and Sally all thought I would choose Justine. They liked all the girls but thought Justine and I would be a good match,” Neil says.
“Naomi and Billy [Justine’s children] are a couple of little champions.”
And as for their future together, Neil says nothing is set in stone but is sure there will be plenty of happy memories to make.
“There are a lot of hurdles Justine and I have to overcome before [marriage] even becomes a talking point!” he says.
“We’re both looking forward to spending more time together when we can. There are a lot of moving parts and people involved.”
Incredibly, Neil admits that he has a close friendship with runner-up Karissa too.
“I haven’t said goodbye to Karissa, we’re good mates,” he says.
“We talk often and she still gets just as cranky with me now as she always has.”
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