Rugby League World Cup gets royal seal of approval

Players and representatives from all 14 nations competing in Rugby League World Cup 2013 will have the opportunity to gain royal support as they head to Clarence House to meet with His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales next Tuesday 29 October.
HRH The Prince of Wales will welcome RLWC2013 Tournament Director Nigel Wood and RLWC2013 General Manager Sally Bolton along with representatives of all 14 nations as they look to continue in their campaigns to lift the historic Rugby League World Cup trophy at the final at Old Trafford on Saturday 30 November.
RLWC2013 Tournament Director Nigel Wood, said: “To receive support from His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales is another great boost for the tournament, the competing nations and the sport of Rugby League.
“We’ve had such positive backing from some of Britain’s greats and this wonderful invitation from Clarence House cements the credibility of Rugby League World Cup 2013 securely within Great Britain’s fabulous decade of sport.”