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Suffolk singer lands official anthem role

An opera singer from Suffolk will be playing a leading role in England rugby after being named the first ever official anthem singer.

Laura Wright singing at the Rugby League Carnegie Challenge Cup Final at Wembley this August Credit: PA

Laura Wright from Framsden shot to fame when her debut album went to number one in the classical music charts while she was still working as a waitress. Now she'll sing the national anthem before every home international.