Prince Harry puts poppy wreath on Twickenham field before England v New Zealand

Prince Harry today laid a wreath of poppies on the field at Twickenham for the English crunch contest against New Zealand.

The Duke of Sussex appeared in a sombre mood as he bowed his head in memory of the fallen soldiers who sacrificed their lives for Great Britain during the First World War.

The prince, a patron of the Rugby Football Union, met descendants of two English captains, Lancelot Slocock and Ronnie Coulton, who both died in the First World War.

His Royal Highness, who was not on the ground with his wife Meghan, will also meet two rugby players who are supported by the RFU Injured Players Foundation, of which The Duke is also Patron.

Prince Harry laid a wreath of poppies on the field for England's rugby match against New Zealand

Prince Harry laid a wreath of poppies on the field for England's rugby match against New Zealand

The prince looked bleak and bowed his head as he laid a wreath in memory of the fallen soldiers

The prince looked bleak and bowed his head as he laid a wreath in memory of the fallen soldiers

The prince looked bleak and bowed his head as he laid a wreath in memory of the fallen soldiers

The Duke of Sussex, who was not accompanied by his wife to Twickenham, walks up the field

The Duke of Sussex, who was not accompanied by his wife to Twickenham, walks up the field

The Duke of Sussex, who was not accompanied by his wife to Twickenham, walks up the field

Prince Harry has laid a wreath for the crowd of Twickenham today

Prince Harry has laid a wreath for the crowd of Twickenham today

Prince Harry has laid a wreath for the crowd of Twickenham today

Harry is protected from the rain by an umbrella while standing at the ceremony of the laying of the wreath to commemorate 100 years since the end of the First World War.

Harry is protected from the rain by an umbrella while standing at the ceremony of the laying of the wreath to commemorate 100 years since the end of the First World War.

Harry is protected from the rain by an umbrella while standing at the ceremony of the laying of the wreath to commemorate 100 years since the end of the First World War.

Prince Harry will then put a wreath on the field as part of England's rugby commemorations on the occasion of the centenary of the Great War.

A moment's silence for those who served and gave their lives for their country.

Tomorrow is 100 years since the first truce took place, which meant the end of the First World War.

England is fighting the All Blacks as underdogs, but will be supported by their recent victory over South Africa in the opening international.

The English trainer Eddie Jones joked that he did not care what fans sang during the Maori challenge, even though they were the tunes of the reformed girls' band from the nineties.

The Duke of Sussex meets with descendants of two English captains who died in the First World War

The Duke of Sussex meets with descendants of two English captains who died in the First World War

The Duke of Sussex meets with descendants of two English captains who died in the First World War

The prince looked bleak and bowed his head before the game as he laid a wreath in memory of the fallen soldiers

The prince looked bleak and bowed his head before the game as he laid a wreath in memory of the fallen soldiers

The prince looked sad for the game while he laid a wreath in memory of the fallen soldiers

The prince looked sad for the game while he laid a wreath in memory of the fallen soldiers

The prince looked bleak and bowed his head before the game as he laid a wreath in memory of the fallen soldiers

The British prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, arrives to take part in the pre-game activities in honor of Remembrance Day for the fall of the international Rugby Union match between England and New Zealand.

The British prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, arrives to take part in the pre-game activities in honor of Remembrance Day for the fall of the international Rugby Union match between England and New Zealand.

The British prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, arrives to take part in the pre-game activities in honor of Remembrance Day for the fall of the international Rugby Union match between England and New Zealand.

Prince Harry was presented today at Twickenham Stadium for the English crunch match against New Zealand

Prince Harry was presented today at Twickenham Stadium for the English crunch match against New Zealand

Prince Harry was presented today at Twickenham Stadium for the English crunch match against New Zealand

Prince Harry seems deep in thought after laying a wreath on the field in honor of the Remembrance Day

Prince Harry seems deep in thought after laying a wreath on the field in honor of the Remembrance Day

Prince Harry seems deep in thought after laying a wreath on the field

Prince Harry seems deep in thought after laying a wreath on the field

Prince Harry seems deep in thought after laying a wreath on the field in honor of the Remembrance Day

The Duke of Sussex talks before the game with Lewis Moody, former international rugby player

The Duke of Sussex talks before the game with Lewis Moody, former international rugby player

The Duke of Sussex talks before the game with Lewis Moody, former international rugby player

The Duke of Sussex sings during a ceremony of a wreath laying to commemorate 100 years since the end of the First World War

The Duke of Sussex sings during a ceremony of a wreath laying to commemorate 100 years since the end of the First World War

The Duke of Sussex sings during a ceremony of a wreath laying to commemorate 100 years since the end of the First World War

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