Prince Harry makes last public appearance before transition away from royal duties

The rugby league World Cup trophy outside Old Trafford

Old Trafford will host the men's and women's finals

On Thursday, Prince Harry will be hosting the Rugby League World Cup 2021 draw at Buckingham Palace where he will meet representatives from all 21 nations participating in the mega sporting event.

Williams, who has switched codes after representing the All Blacks at last year's World Cup in Japan, played for New Zealand in rugby league's showpiece tournament in 2013 but is also eligible for Samoa and has yet to announce his choice. - Support tournament players to take their experiences home and develop mental fitness awareness within their own Rugby League communities. 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. - A message that seemed to resonate with his current situation involving his controversial decision to move to North America, away from the royal family.

Prince Harry looked happy as he met with young players on the lawn.

Prince Harry said the charter was created to help rugby league players understand there was no need to always "be tough" and "grin and bear it".

The Vancouver women's shelter Meghan visited Tuesday describes itself as "one of the few safe spaces within the Downtown Eastside exclusively for self-identified women and their children". However, she noted that "there is some more work to be done". Just this week, she visited two separate women's charities.

Harry and Meghan shocked the world on January 8 when they revealed their plans to step back from their royal duties.

Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex plan to split their time between the United Kingdom and Canada going forward.

Prince Harry will not join his wife Meghan Markle in Canada as he is trying to hammer out the details of a deal on the couple's departure from the Royal Family, the Daily Mail reported.

The announcement set off intense negotiations within the royal family to figure out how to make Harry and Meghan's unprecedented proposal work, culminating in a family meeting Monday at Sandringham with Queen Elizabeth, Prince Harry, Prince William and Prince Charles. The development comes as Queen Elizabeth II announced on 14 January that she had agreed to a transition period for the Sussexes following their surprise announcement.

"Although we would have preferred them to remain full-time working members of the Royal Family, we respect and understand their wish to live a more independent life as a family while remaining a valued part of my family", the 93-year-old monarch said in a rare, personal statement.

Harry and Meghan have been spending a lot of time recently in Canada, where they previously had many getaways before they married in 2018. Meghan also used to film the TV show, Suits in Toronto, where she lived for quite some time.

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