KATE Middleton today revealed Prince George loves to play rugby – and describes his younger brother Louis as “kamikaze” when he plays the sport.
The Duchess of Cambridge revealed during an explosive practice session of English Rugby – stated that she was “very proud” of her new patrons.
The Duchess, who is known for her love of sport and competitiveness, hit the field with the players for a special skills session this morning, led by England head coach Eddie Jones. onion.
And midway through the action, she revealed how much her two sons love the sport.
Speaking to the players, mother Kate proudly said eight-year-old George plays rugby and netball with girls and boys at his school, Thomas’s Battersea.
She added: “Now there’s a move towards pentathlon, so not only are the girls playing netball but also other sports like rugby, which is great.”
She added of her children’s enthusiasm for rugby: “They’re all enjoying it, Louis is a football fan, we’re worried about when he gets older, he will be in the middle of everything.”
Kate joined players, referees and coaches at Twickenham today where she has been underway to mark her new role as patron of the Rugby Football Union (RFU) ).
When the women’s team introduced her to George, Charlotte and Louis’ jerseys, Kate told them, “I’m so proud to be here. I have a lot to learn, I have looked at different players and tactics. ”
England women’s rugby runner-up Sarah Hunter hailed Kate as the new patron of British rugby as “a really powerful movement and message” for women’s rugby.
She said: “It is fantastic to have the Royal Family as our patron, to have an iconic woman like the Duchess of Cambridge supporting sport and encouraging more young people to participate, That’s good for the game. She was very interested and we chatted about grassroots rugby.
“It’s such a great feeling that she’s part of our rugby family. That she’d love to be stuck in it, snappy, talkative. She’s got a natural ability. and coordination and even scored a tryout at Twickenham!”
Speaking after her visit, Maro Itoje, second row of Saracens, said: “It’s amazing, she’s so caring. She was very attractive and seemed very happy to be here.
“She’s talking about how George plays rugby and how he’s a little bit older than some of the other boys, so maybe there’s a little bit of difference there.
“She also said that when England play Wales, it will be interesting in their family.”
When asked about her playing skills, Itoje added: “She is very good for someone who doesn’t play rugby very often. Her skills are very high.”
Wearing a black England rugby shirt, black sweatpants and training shoes, Kate was previously asked if she was ready for her training session when she was greeted at Twickenham.
The Duchess replied: “Absolutely. I brought my kit.”
Kate then switched to a pair of rugby boots as she made her way onto the field, laughing and chatting with fellow players.
Moments later, she was seen flying through the air, performing some exercises and showing off her arraying skills.
Kate has taken over the former role of the Duke of Sussex as patron of both the RFU and the Rugby Football League (RFL). after being given them by the Queen.
She is the first member of the Royal Family to officially receive one of the Sussexes’ past royal patronages after Megxit.
Sharing the joy of the appointments in a personal message on Twitter, she wrote: “I am delighted to be a patron of @TheRFL and @EnglandRugby.
“Two great organizations committed to harnessing the power sport can have in bringing communities together and helping individuals thrive.
“I look forward to working with them at all levels of the game and cheering on England in what promises to be an exciting year for both sports!”
I look forward to working with them at all levels of the game and cheering on England in what promises to be an exciting year for both sports!
Her message was accompanied by a new video of the duchess, wearing gym clothes, showing off her skills as she throws, catches and smiles as she spins a rugby ball on her finger. himself and virtually pass to a variety of players.
Confirming Kate’s appointment today, Kensington Palace said the role was a great fit for “her longstanding passion for sport and the long-term benefits it can provide”.
Rugby League chief executive Ralph Rimmer said the organization was “very honored” and “delighted” to welcome Kate.
Mr Rimmer said in a statement: “We are truly honored to have appointed the Duchess of Cambridge as Royal Patron of the Rugby Football League.
“We are delighted to welcome her as we prepare to host Men’s, Women’s, Wheelchair and Physically Disabled Rugby Championships in the UK this autumn.
“Our sport’s history is built on a commitment to tackle inequality and we honor that through our focus on having a positive social impact off the pitch.
“We look forward to partnering with the Duchess in the years to come and I know all our sporting levels will welcome her to the Rugby League family.”
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