Harry makes his first royal appearance since stepping down - and releases cheeky video

In his potential final duty as a senior royal, Harry launched the 2021 Rugby League World Cup and documented the event in an interesting social media video.

Harry seemed in high spirits as he completed his potential final duty before he and Meghan Markle emigrate to North America part-time, launching the 2021 Rugby League World Cup.

It is a highly-orchestrated event held at Buckingham Palace, where teams are drawn to play each other, through balls blindly pulled from glass bowls. 

The royal couple posted a highlights video to their Instagram story that could be possibly interpreted as a nod to their recent controversial decision. The backing track is the song This Is the One by The Stone Roses, which contains the lyric: “I’d like to leave the country for a month of Sundays."

He watched some schoolchildren play rugby on the Queen's green. He joked to the kids: 'Look after the grass though, yeah? Otherwise I'll get in trouble'. Harry can be seen having fun with the crowd and Australian comedian, Adam Hills, who he said had a "beautiful beard". 

Unlike his fiery reactions in the past, he laughed off pressing questions from journalists about his upcoming move.

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