When you’re an AFL player, the Brownlow red carpet is the perfect place to announce your baby news.

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One AFL couple has used the Brownlow red carpet to make a beautiful announcement.

Hawthorn captain Jaryd Roughead and wife Sarah are expecting their first child.

“One has a belly full of beer ???? the other has a belly full of baby,” Sarah wrote on Instagram.

One has a belly full of beer ???? the other has a belly full of baby ????????

A post shared by Sarah Roughead (@sarahrough1) on

The exciting news comes under a year after the footy player was given the all clear from cancer after undergoing treatment for aggressive melanoma.

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The couple had been married just six months when Roughead received the diagnosis.

After taking a year off from football to beat the cancer, the 29-year-old returned this year to captain Hawthorn.

Congratulations to the couple!

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