Prince Harry shall be back at Buckingham Palace next Thursday to host the 2021 Rugby League World Cup draw as deliberate, his representatives have confirmed.
Will probably be the primary main engagement since he and his spouse, Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, introduced they had been stepping other than their positions as senior royals, to cut up their time between the UK and North America.
That announcement – which was made on Wednesday, hours after the Duke of Sussex was first confirmed to host the draw – means there’s certain to be elevated media consideration given to the World Cup occasion.
The Duke, who succeeded the Queen as patron of the Rugby Soccer League in December 2016 and offered the 2019 Problem Cup at Wembley, will oversee the draw for the boys’s, girls’s and wheelchair tournaments.
Prior to the attracts, the Duke will meet with representatives from all 21 nations collaborating within the event, in addition to watch kids from an area college play rugby league within the Buckingham Palace gardens.
The 2021 event will happen between October 23 and November 27, in 17 cities throughout England.
Will probably be the primary time in event historical past that the boys’s, girls’s and wheelchair occasions are held concurrently.
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