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Britain’s Prince Harry gets Rugby World Cup role

September 18, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Prince Harry has been appointed as honorary president of England Rugby 2015, the organization that is running next year’s Rugby World Cup.

The role will see the prince, who is an avid rugby fan and a patron for England’s Rugby Football Union, welcoming the 20 teams to the tournament.

The announcement was made Thursday, marking one year to go before the start of the World Cup being staged in England and Wales.

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