Sam Loch and Frances Abbott have been dating for only two weeks but love seems to have struck. Picture: Instagram
Sam Loch and Frances Abbott have been dating for only two weeks but love seems to have struck. Picture: Instagram

Frances Abbott engaged after two-week romance

TONY ABBOTT'S daughter Frances has taken to social media to announce she is apparently engaged to a man she has been dating for only two weeks.

The fitness fanatic posted candid photo-booth snaps of her new beau to her Instagram account on Sunday night.

Abbott, 26, publicly told her almost 8000 followers that: "Two weeks was all it took to know that forever with you was a mighty fine idea."

 

The fitness model and gay marriage advocate has introduced her followers to her fiance, Sam Loch, a former Olympic rower turned weightlifter.

The 34-year-old competed in both the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games.

But surprisingly, there has been no picture of a ring.

Abbott described Loch as her "Feyonce", and hashtagged the post with #engaged #crazyinlove #helikeditsoheputaringonit #whywait #letsdothis.

Loch has turned to weightlifting after a successful career as a rower. Picture: Instagram
Loch has turned to weightlifting after a successful career as a rower. Picture: Instagram

Her followers have commented on the post, expressing their support.

"Two of the happiest people on the planet ... and it shows! Completely thrilled for you both and wish you all the happiness that you deserve!" one said.

Frances Abbott poses at the Myer Marquee on Oaks Day at Flemington Racecourse on November 9. Picture: Scott Barbour
Frances Abbott poses at the Myer Marquee on Oaks Day at Flemington Racecourse on November 9. Picture: Scott Barbour

But the news was so sudden it caught at least one family member by surprise last night.

Abbott's aunt Christine Forster had no idea of the engagement until told by Confidential.

News Corp Australia


THE BEST IN TOWN: The man to call when sparks fly

premium_icon THE BEST IN TOWN: The man to call when sparks fly

Daniel put the win down to honest, reliable service.

Sugar mill fire closes M'boro factory for repairs

premium_icon Sugar mill fire closes M'boro factory for repairs

Two fire crews were called to the factory blaze about 10.54pm Sunday

Senators fire up in tense abortion debate

Senators fire up in tense abortion debate

Politicians exchange fire over proposed QLD law changes

Local Partners