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Sport 38: Winter 2010



The matchmaker has three weddings to her credit and (so far) two children that would not exist without her. When she set Holly Mitchell up with one-armed Colin Faeroe, she joked, 'You don't need to name your first born after me, but god parent would be nice.'

Holly fell hopelessly in love with Colin, but he had fallen for the matchmaker.

'I'd give my other arm to be with you,' he professed one night, soaking wet on her doorstep.

'Then you'd be no good to anyone,' the matchmaker replied. 'Think of Holly,' she said, but was herself thinking of statistics.