Farmer Wants A Wife stars Brad Jones and Clare Hockings spark engagement rumours as she flashes a diamond ring in Christmas photo

Farmer Wants a Wife lovebirds Brad Jones and Clare Hockings stunned their fans this week by inadvertently sparking a rumour they were engaged.

Clare, 28, posted a gallery of photos to Instagram of her and Brad, 32, celebrating Christmas with their newborn son Roy which fans apparently read too much into.

One adorable photo shows the happy couple posing alongside a Christmas tree with their young bub and another shows a female hand, with an engagement ring, holding Roy.

Fans immediately noticed the diamond ring on the hand and took to the comment section to ask Clare if she had secretly gotten engaged.

‘Is that a wedding ring? Did I miss something?’ one fan asked and a second person added: ‘Is that an engagement ring?’

Farmer Wants a Wife stars Brad Jones and Clare Hockings stunned their fans by sparking a rumour they were engaged. Clare posted a gallery of photos to Instagram of her and Brad celebrating Christmas with newborn son Roy which fans read too much into. All pictured

However, Clare was quick to quash the rumours and clarified it wasn’t her hand in the photo.

‘Yes, it’s an engagement ring, but it’s not mine,’ she responded. 

While they may not have gotten engaged Clare and Brad achieved another milestone earlier this month when the welcomed their first child. 

One adorable photo shows a female hand, with an engagement ring, holding Roy. Fans immediately noticed the diamond ring on the hand and took to the comment section to ask Clare if she had gotten engaged

One adorable photo shows a female hand, with an engagement ring, holding Roy. Fans immediately noticed the diamond ring on the hand and took to the comment section to ask Clare if she had gotten engaged 

The fan favourites announced the exciting news on Brad’s social media and shared a gorgeous photo of them doting over their newborn son.

The photo, which appears to have been taken on Brad’s farm, shows little Roy wrapped in a blanket, being held by his proud dad, while Clare lovingly looks on.

‘Roy Grahame Jones has arrived,’ he captioned the precious image, alongside a smiley emoji. 

However, Clare was quick to quash the rumours and clarified it wasn't her hand in the photo

However, Clare was quick to quash the rumours and clarified it wasn’t her hand in the photo 

The couple announced in June that Clare was expecting, only a month following their appearance on the season 13 reunion of the Channel 7 reality show.

Dubbing their their soon-to-arrive bub as ‘Baby Jones,’ the couple told New Idea back in July that their baby joy was a surprise.

‘We didn’t think it would happen as quick as it did,’ Brad told the publication, adding: ‘We’re on the same page and just happy doing life together.’

Brad and Clare won fans as their romance blossomed during the 2023 season of Seven’s dating series Farmer Wants a Wife and their relationship remains as strong as ever. 

While they may not have gotten engaged Clare and Brad achieved another milestone earlier this month when the welcomed their first child

While they may not have gotten engaged Clare and Brad achieved another milestone earlier this month when the welcomed their first child 

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