[08:02] Britain's Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge watch the opening ceremony of Rugby World Cup 2015
Britain's Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge watch the opening ceremony of Rugby World Cup 2015 at Twickenham Stadium, London on Friday. Reuters/Russell Cheyne

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate Middleton, had their own private moment after watching the Rugby World Cup match in London on Sept. 26. The duke was photographed giving his wife a sweet embrace while they sit on the bleachers behind the other spectators.

Kate left Prince George and Princess Charlotte with the nanny for some time away from mother duties as she joined Prince William and Prince Harry to watch England play against Wales in the Rugby World Cup. The royal family were not hard to miss among the crowd at the Twickenham stadium as they sat together in the stands. At one point, the camera zoomed in on Prince William being affectionate to his wife, while the duchess continues to watch the game. A photo shared by US Weekly shows the Duke of Cambridge giving Kate an embrace, pressing his cheek next to hers.

The royal couple watched their favourite Welsh team beat England with a score of 28 - 25. Kate was photographed beaming while a frustrated Prince Harry, who is an England’s fan, is seen gesturing with his hand upscs in the air. Kate looked relaxed and seemed to enjoy her time at the game with Prince William, having been photographed several times with a smile on her face.

According to the publication, Wales holds a special place for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge since it’s where they lived prior to getting married in April 2011. They reportedly stayed at the Welsh island of Anglesey. They also lived on the island two years after the tying the knot before moving back to Kensington Palace after Kate gave birth to Prince George.

The Rugby World Cup marks Kate’s second public appearance since the end of her three month maternity leave following the birth of Princess Charlotte on May 2. Kate returned to royal duties on Sept. 17 with a visit to the Anna Freud Centre, one of the charities she supports. During her stay at the centre, the duchess learned about the different ways the charity is helping children, as well as adolescents, treat their mental health problems.

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