Prince Harry, 36, has shared an emotional message with UK rugby fans ahead of a milestone event on Saturday. The Duke who is patron of the Rugby Football League (RFL) encouraged fans to enjoy the Coral Challenge Cup Final from home on Saturday.
The RFL shared Prince Harry’s message on Twitter ahead of Saturday’s game.
Prince Harry’s message read: “Good luck to the Leeds Rhinos and Salford Red Devils who’ve earned their right to play in the Challenge Cup Final this weekend!
“I hope the fans watching at home are able to create their own special atmosphere and make a day of it. To the incredible Rob Burrow, who is doing an amazing job raising awareness for Motor Neurone Disease, thank you, you and your family are an inspiration.”
Despite having left royal life behind and resettled in the USA, Prince Harry continues to honour his ties to British organisations including the RFL.
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An avid rugby fan, last year, Prince Harry was among Royal Family members to attend the Rugby World Cup final in Japan.
Following the game Prince Harry was photographed congratulating South Africa team mates for their win over England.
Over the years Harry and his older brother Prince William have been regulars at Twickenham stadium.
In 2015, the princes attended the Wales vs England World Cup game together.