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Harry’s Game: Prince Harry Decides On England’s National Sport

by | 17th, October 2007

WILL it be rugby union or football? The English national game is a matter of no small importance.

Rugby has its plusses: England win; and England should never lose to Germany on penalties, chiefly because Jonny Wilkinson is allowed to take all spot kicks.

On the negatives, you can’t play rugby easily, and certainly not against a Waiters XV on a Mediterranean beach, nor on the school playground, where less the tackling and more the falling mouth-first onto the crumbling tarmac is liable to hurt.

Which way to go? We could toss for it. But better yet let’s see which way our greatest scoring icon falls. What will Prince Harry do?

Harry, that Wilkinson among men, is, as the Telegraph reports, expected to join thousands of England fans at Saturday’s World Cup final.

So rugby it is.

However, as the Telegraph notes: “But speculation was growing yesterday over whether his

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