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Helen Skelton returns to TV for rugby hosting role after Richie Myler ‘leaves family home’ | TV & Radio | Showbiz & TV


The Countryfile star has secured a top job presenting Channel 4’s Super League coverage. The profession update comes after the star confirmed her husband Richie Myler had moved out of their family home following their break-up. The 38-year-old presenter, who was left “totally shocked” by the breakdown of her marriage will start the position next month. 

The broadcaster updated her social media followers on her split with the rugby player last week. 

She said in an Instagram story: “Very sad to say that Richie and I aren’t any longer a pair.

“He has left the family home. We shall be doing our greatest to co-parent our young children.”

Just days after the split was announced, Helen was absent from Countryfile.

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A lot of Helen’s social media followers have messaged her in recent days, with Lolly commenting on her latest Instagram post: “Stay strong Helen, you’re a diamond.” 

@Andrew.Daniels.3705 added: “Lovely photo. Stay strong Helen you might have wonderful children and family and friends [to] support [you].” 

@Marierococo said: “Helen you’re a tremendous woman! Great at rugby commentary and interviews!” 

@Angler1st commented: “Pondering of you flower, you might have bucket a great deal of support on the market.” 

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