Prince William to watch Welsh rugby team against against New Zealand

Prince William is to be a special guest when Wales take on New Zealand in this afternoon's international at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.

The Duke of Cambridge will meet injured former players who are beneficiaries of the Welsh Rugby Charitable Trust.

New Zealand's Jared Waerea-Hargreaves is tackled by Wales' Ben Flower during the Gillette Four Nations match at Wembley Stadium, London. Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Archive/Press Association Images

The royal agreed to become patron of the trust earlier this year. It was set up 40 years ago to support players who had been seriously injured while playing rugby in Wales.