The Princess of Wales will watch England tackle Fiji within the quarter-final of the World Cup in Marseille on Sunday.
Her go to to France comes after Prince George travelled to Marseille along with his father the Prince of Wales to cheer on Wales, however noticed the group’s dream of World Cup victory come to an finish with defeat by Argentina.
The Princess will watch from the stands on Sunday with hopes of seeing England advance to the semi-final in opposition to France or South Africa.
Kate, the patron of the Rugby Soccer Union, attended England’s opening match of the event in September after they beat Argentina.
There she was greeted by RFU president Rob Briers, France 2023 chairman Jacques Rivoal and World Rugby chairman Sir Invoice Beaumont earlier than being proven to her seat within the Presidential Field at Marseille’s Stade Velodrome.
She spoke with every of the directors in flip however spent longest with Sir Invoice, the previous England captain.
“We’re actually excited to be right here. Disgrace we are able to’t be right here longer,” she stated.
Ten-year-old George joined his father on the Stade de Marseille for the primary worldwide sporting fixture he has watched in particular person abroad.
The pair had been greeted by Sir Invoice, France 2023 deputy chief govt Martine Nemecek and Welsh Rugby Union president Gerald Davies.
George was the primary to be welcomed by Sir Invoice, stepping ahead to shake the previous England participant’s hand and say hiya.
Introducing his son to Mr Davies, William remarked: “Gerald wore the jersey for Wales and was probably the greatest gamers ever. Invoice performed for England.”
Pointing to Mr Davies after which to Sir Invoice, William joked: “He was very quick and he was fairly sluggish.”
Prince George, who’s gearing up for college entrance exams this autumn, performs rugby in school.
England completed on the highest of their pool, profitable all 4 of their video games, whereas Fiji completed second of their pool, beating Australia and Georgia, however narrowly shedding to Wales and Portugal.
Fiji beat England in late August 30-22 at Twickenham in August in a warm-up recreation for the event.