Duchess of Cambridge Attends England’s Rugby World Cup Match in France
Kate’s Excitement The Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, expressed her excitement during a brief visit to the south of France to attend England’s opening match in the Rugby World Cup against Argentina. As the patron of the Rugby Football Union (RFU), Kate received a warm welcome from RFU president Rob Briers, France 2023 chairman Jacques Rivoal, and World Rugby chairman Sir Bill Beaumont. She was then escorted to her seat in the Presidential Box at Marseille’s Stade Velodrome.
Dressed Elegantly Kate chose to wear a white trouser suit for the occasion, radiating elegance as she engaged in conversations with the administrators present. Her conversation with Sir Bill Beaumont, the former England captain and chairman of World Rugby, was notably extensive. During their exchange, Kate shared her excitement about the event, despite the brevity of her visit.
Positive Anticipation Kate’s enthusiasm was evident as she remarked, “We’re really excited to be here. Shame we can’t be here longer.” In response, Sir Bill acknowledged the busy and hectic preparations leading up to the Rugby World Cup. Kate expressed her optimism for the upcoming match, saying, “I’m sure it will be brilliant.”
Prince William’s Role While Kate attended England’s match, her husband, the Prince of Wales, was set to fulfill his role as the patron of the Welsh Rugby Union by attending Wales’ match against Fiji in Bordeaux on Sunday night. The royal couple’s involvement in rugby reflects their continued support for the sport and its events.