Duchess Kate, Prince William get emotional for Wales at Rugby World Cup

by Elizabeth Murray /  / Updated  / Source: TODAY

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Duchess Kate and Prince William continued their streak of supporting Wales in the Rugby World Cup on Saturday, and appeared to take their team's loss to heart.

Image: Royals & Celebrities Attend The Rugby World Cup
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - OCTOBER 10: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 48 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge attend the Australia v Wales match during the Rugby World Cup 2015 at Twickenham Stadium on October 10, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Max Mumby/Pool/Indigo/Getty Images)Max Mumby / Getty Images

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At the Australia-Wales match at Twickenham Stadium in London, the royal couple was passionate about their team's performance.

Image: Royals & Celebrities Attend The Rugby World Cup
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - OCTOBER 10: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 48 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge attend the Australia v Wales match during the Rugby World Cup 2015 at Twickenham Stadium on October 10, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Max Mumby/Pool/Indigo/Getty Images)Max Mumby / Getty Images

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Duchess Kate clenched her jaw and covered her face as Wales lost to Australia 15-6.

The couple are long supporters of Wales, as William is the vice patron of the Welsh Rugby Union, and the couple spent the first years of their marriage living in the U.K. country, on the north-west Welsh island of Anglesey.

Image: Royals & Celebrities Attend The Rugby World Cup
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - OCTOBER 10: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 48 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge attend the Australia v Wales match during the Rugby World Cup 2015 at Twickenham Stadium on October 10, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Max Mumby/Pool/Indigo/Getty Images)Max Mumby / Getty Images

The couple previously showed their support for Wales at the team's September Rugby World Cup match against England. Earlier in September, Will and Kate joined Prince Harry at the Rugby World Cup's opening ceremony, and during England's game against Fiji.

Image: Royals & Celebrities Attend The Rugby World Cup
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - OCTOBER 10: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 48 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge attend the Australia v Wales match during the Rugby World Cup 2015 at Twickenham Stadium on October 10, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Max Mumby/Pool/Indigo/Getty Images)Max Mumby / Getty Images

Will and Kate's appearance at the match came just hours after the royal couple, both 33, visited Harrow College in London, where they talked with young people who battled mental illness to raise awareness for World Mental Health Day.

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