Despite Tara leaving part way through the show only to return shortly after, Matt’s feelings remained strong.
While it put some doubt in the farmer’s mind about whether she would stick around for the long haul, Matt said the connection they shared made it worth the risk.
“I couldn’t stop thinking about you,” he said, “I’m so thankful you came back in, it’s something I would like to look past and build on.”
While Matt shared a finale photo with Tara after the episode, neither confirmed they're still together or shared another photo together since.
Tara did turn up to the reunion by Matt's side, however it was purely for support as the couple revealed they were no longer together.
Despite trying to make it work and Tara journeying to the farm more than once, Farmer Matt admitted, "it all comes down to me."
One the cameras stopped rolling the farmer confessed the grief of his father's passing became overwhelming, so much so he couldn't focus on a relationship with Tara.
"Reality really kicked in and weighed heavy. I’m probably struggling more than I ever realised with my father’s death," he said.
Ahead of the show's finale eagle eyed viewers spotted some footage that suggested despite picking Tara, Matt had rekindled his romance with Hayley.
Rumours Matt had reunited with Hayley first began with her departure from the show playing out on screen.
After Matt sent Hayley home, the farmer shared a clip with her to Instagram which was captioned: “I will never forget all the memories we shared [heart emoji]”.
As pointed out by The Wash, the Farmer has had a smile makeover receiving porcelain veneers since appearing on the show, the same new teeth which appeared in the video, suggesting it was captured well after filming wrapped.
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