Andrew Johns and Billy Peden lock lips.
Andrew Johns and Billy Peden lock lips. Instagram

‘Two boys from Cessnock will be voting yes’

WE found out which side of the marriage equality debate Israel Folau sits on from Twitter. Now we know how NRL Immortal Andrew Johns will be voting thanks to a brilliant Instagram post.

The "Eighth" dug up an old classic photo of him and former Newcastle Knights teammate Billy Peden locking lips over a schooner to express how he'll vote in the same-sex marriage postal survey.

2 boys from Cessnock will be voting yes @billypeden13. Ha ha sorry bill

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In a week that saw Wallabies star Folau face a torrent of abuse for his "vote no" tweet, Joey has taken a lighter approach to the subject, captioning his Instagram post: "2 boys from Cessnock will be voting yes. Ha ha sorry bill".

New same-sex marriage poll a relief for yes campaign: YES campaigners were left reeling by a poll that showed lower support for gay marriage. A new, and eagerly awaited, poll has just been published.
New same-sex marriage poll a relief for yes campaign: YES campaigners were left reeling by a poll that showed lower support for gay marriage. A new, and eagerly awaited, poll has just been published.

The post comes on the back of nearly every major sporting body in Australia throwing their support behind the marriage equality campaign.

Thanks for being you, Joey.

Andrew Johns and his partner Kate Kendall at the Men of League Foundation Gala Dinner.
Andrew Johns and his partner Kate Kendall at the Men of League Foundation Gala Dinner. News Corp Australia

Originally published as 'Two boys from Cessnock will be voting yes'