Kate Middleton supports England in Rugby League World Cup quarterfinals

05-11-2022

By Jawad Hussain

The Princess of Wales became patron of the RFL and RFU this year, replacing Prince Harry.

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Kate Middleton hopes to be England's fortunate charm in the Rugby League World Cup quarterfinals.

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The Princess of Wales attended Saturday's match at DW Stadium in Wigan, England, wearing a long red coat and turtleneck sweater with burgundy boots.

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She also wore a crimson poppy pin, a floral symbol worn in November for Remembrance Day in the UK to remember fallen soldiers.

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Kate, 40, chatted with RLWC2021 Social Impact Programme groups before the game.

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Launched in June 2018, the program aims to expand access to rugby and promote healthy mental health in the tournament's host towns and cities.

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Kate met the England and PNG teams on the pitch. She joined the Movember Mental Fitness Match Day minute of non-silence.

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The time attempted to combat the harmful effects of silence on men's mental health.

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Kelly Ripa appeared without makeup because of George Clooney.