Royal fans think detail in new post reveals Prince Harry has had his last royal engagement

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  • On Thursday, Prince Harry arrived at Buckingham Palace for the Rugby League World Cup 2021 Draw.


    Prince Harry was at Buckingham Palace to announce the Rugby League World Cup Draw, but people were curious about whether or not it would be his last engagement following his announcement that he and Duchess Meghan would be stepping down as senior royals.

    Their Instagram stories featured the Stone Roses song, which features the lyrics ‘I’d like to leave the country for month of Sundays’.

    These lyrics had people confused, with many of them taking to a recent Sussex Royal Instagram post to share their confusion. People were divided on the recent update, which they speculated was the Duke’s last engagement.

    One wrote, ‘A little confused – will you be giving this up now that you are leaving?’

    Another added, ‘That’s pretty low to use that song as the background music.’

    And a third said, ‘Good luck in your new chapter and navigating this change.’

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    Introducing the Rugby League World Cup 2021 Mental Fitness Charter – a new initiative created by the RFL that will champion the importance of good mental fitness and create sustainable legacy the sport can be proud of. The Duke was announced Patron of the Rugby Football League in December 2016, after it was given to him by Her Majesty The Queen. He is proud to support the Rugby League and the steps made to improve the sport! The initiative announcement comes ahead of today’s live RLWC2021 World cup draw with The Duke of Sussex, alongside representatives of all 21 nations involved, in Buckingham Palace. By “the final whistle of the final game” of @RLWC2021, the charter commits to: • – Train every player, team official, match official, teammate and volunteer to look after their own mental fitness and the mental fitness of those around them. – Support tournament players to take their experiences home and develop mental fitness awareness within their own Rugby League communities. – Deliver mental fitness workshops to 8,000 young Rugby League players, and their parents. – Train grass roots coaches to continue delivering mental fitness workshops and leave a sustainable tournament legacy. This comes at a vital time for both the sport and mental health awareness, with suicide being the most common cause of death for men aged 20-49 here in UK. Given that 93% of the 42,000 Rugby league players and 70% of spectators are male, the mental fitness charter is of huge importance to help educate both players and audiences of the benefits of looking after one’s mental wellness. Video © @RLWC2021

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    However, Palace sources have revealed that this song choice was solely down to the event organisers, and that the royal team had no involvement in choosing it.

    It’s not yet known if this will be the official theme for the 2021 event, but it was suggested by the rugby league side of the event due to it being ‘an anthem’ of the sport.

    Prince Harry met with many people during the official launch of the Rugby League World Cup, including children from a local school who gave a rugby demonstration.

    He also met representatives from all 21 nations taking part, before drawing the results for men’s, women’s and wheelchair games.

    The official Rugby League World Cup Twitter account shared the results, which were broken down in groups.

    It’s unknown if this was indeed Prince Harry’s last royal engagement, as Buckingham Palace is yet to release more details about the couple’s future.

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