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Prince Harry gets stuck into a game of wheelchair AFL at a Solider Recovery Centre in Australia

Published 18/04/2015 | 18:05

Prince Harry with members of the Soldier Recover Centre after a game of wheelchair AFL at Robertson Barracks in Darwin
Prince Harry with members of the Soldier Recover Centre after a game of wheelchair AFL at Robertson Barracks in Darwin
Prince Harry with members of the Soldier Recover Centre after a game of wheelchair AFL at Robertson Barracks in Darwin
Prince Harry with members of the Soldier Recover Centre after a game of wheelchair AFL at Robertson Barracks in Darwin
Prince Harry with members of the Soldier Recover Centre after a game of wheelchair AFL at Robertson Barracks in Darwin
rince Harry, known as Captain Wales in the British Army, with members of the Australian Army's North-West Mobile Force (NORFORCE) in the Kununurra region of Western Australia, while on attachment with the Australian Army.
Prince Harry, known as Captain Wales in the British Army, shakes hands with Russel Smith during a visit to the Wuggubun community, with members of the Australian Army's North-West Mobile Force (NORFORCE) in the Kununurra region of Western Australia
Prince Harry, known as Captain Wales in the British Army, plays with local children during a visit to the Wuggubun community, with members of the Australian Army's North-West Mobile Force (NORFORCE) in the Kununurra region of Western Australia, while on attachment with the Australian Army.
Britain's Prince Harry, known as Captain Wales, applies a bandage to Lieutenant Gerard Hinchliffe during Exercise Thunder Observer, a Joint Fire Team exercise with the 8th/12th Regiment, Royal Australian Artillery, held at Robertson Barracks in Darwin
Britain's Prince Harry, known as Captain Wales, plays with local children at the Wuggubun community
Britain's Prince Harry, known as Captain Wales, shakes hands with Russel Smith during a visit to the Wuggubun community, Western Australia in a picture dated April 9,
Britain's Prince Harry (R), known as Captain Wales, laughs with members of the North-West Mobile Force (NORFORCE).

Polo may be his sport of choice but Prince Harry couldn’t resist a game of wheelchair AFL this week as he continues the Australian Army’s world tour.

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The Prince visited the Kununurra region in the remote bushland of Western Australia, which is more than 500km south the nearest city Darwin.

Prince Harry, or Captain Wales as he is known in the army, spent time with the elders and children of Wuggubugan while on patrol as part of NORFORCE’s operations in the region.

After spending time with injured and wounded soldiers, Harry joined in a game of Wheelchair AFL with players from the recovery centre and 1st Brigade.

Speaking to ABC news, Barry Trust a resident of the township said: “He just rocked up and is a real delightful chap.”

Mr Trust revealed that Harry admitted that he was contemplating a move to Australia.

“He'd love to - he said he'd love to live out this way, to get away from the media,” he said.

“It was pretty exciting - especially for the kids.”

The Prince began his month-long tour with the Australian Defence Force on Monday when he spent his first day paying respects at the tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Canberra.

Prince Harry is said to be looking forward to "the new chapter" of his life after he announced that his 10-year-career will come to a close in May

Britain's Prince Harry (R), known as Captain Wales, laughs with members of the North-West Mobile Force (NORFORCE).
Britain's Prince Harry (R), known as Captain Wales, laughs with members of the North-West Mobile Force (NORFORCE).
Britain's Prince Harry, known as Captain Wales, shakes hands with Russel Smith during a visit to the Wuggubun community, Western Australia in a picture dated April 9,
Britain's Prince Harry, known as Captain Wales, plays with local children at the Wuggubun community
Britain's Prince Harry, known as Captain Wales, applies a bandage to Lieutenant Gerard Hinchliffe during Exercise Thunder Observer, a Joint Fire Team exercise with the 8th/12th Regiment, Royal Australian Artillery, held at Robertson Barracks in Darwin
Prince Harry, known as Captain Wales in the British Army, plays with local children during a visit to the Wuggubun community, with members of the Australian Army's North-West Mobile Force (NORFORCE) in the Kununurra region of Western Australia, while on attachment with the Australian Army.
Prince Harry, known as Captain Wales in the British Army, shakes hands with Russel Smith during a visit to the Wuggubun community, with members of the Australian Army's North-West Mobile Force (NORFORCE) in the Kununurra region of Western Australia
rince Harry, known as Captain Wales in the British Army, with members of the Australian Army's North-West Mobile Force (NORFORCE) in the Kununurra region of Western Australia, while on attachment with the Australian Army.
Prince Harry with members of the Soldier Recover Centre after a game of wheelchair AFL at Robertson Barracks in Darwin
Prince Harry with members of the Soldier Recover Centre after a game of wheelchair AFL at Robertson Barracks in Darwin
Prince Harry with members of the Soldier Recover Centre after a game of wheelchair AFL at Robertson Barracks in Darwin
Prince Harry with members of the Soldier Recover Centre after a game of wheelchair AFL at Robertson Barracks in Darwin
Prince Harry, known as Captain Wales in the British Army, plays with local children during a visit to the Wuggubun community, with members of the Australian Army's North-West Mobile Force (NORFORCE) in the Kununurra region of Western Australia, while on attachment with the Australian Army.
Prince Harry, known as Captain Wales in the British Army, plays with local children during a visit to the Wuggubun community, with members of the Australian Army's North-West Mobile Force (NORFORCE) in the Kununurra region of Western Australia, while on attachment with the Australian Army.
Prince Harry with members of the Soldier Recover Centre after a game of wheelchair AFL at Robertson Barracks in Darwin
Prince Harry with members of the Soldier Recover Centre after a game of wheelchair AFL at Robertson Barracks in Darwin
Prince Harry with members of the Soldier Recover Centre after a game of wheelchair AFL at Robertson Barracks in Darwin
Prince Harry with members of the Soldier Recover Centre after a game of wheelchair AFL at Robertson Barracks in Darwin
rince Harry, known as Captain Wales in the British Army, with members of the Australian Army's North-West Mobile Force (NORFORCE) in the Kununurra region of Western Australia, while on attachment with the Australian Army.
Prince Harry, known as Captain Wales in the British Army, shakes hands with Russel Smith during a visit to the Wuggubun community, with members of the Australian Army's North-West Mobile Force (NORFORCE) in the Kununurra region of Western Australia
Britain's Prince Harry, known as Captain Wales, applies a bandage to Lieutenant Gerard Hinchliffe during Exercise Thunder Observer, a Joint Fire Team exercise with the 8th/12th Regiment, Royal Australian Artillery, held at Robertson Barracks in Darwin
Britain's Prince Harry, known as Captain Wales, plays with local children at the Wuggubun community
Britain's Prince Harry, known as Captain Wales, shakes hands with Russel Smith during a visit to the Wuggubun community, Western Australia in a picture dated April 9,
Britain's Prince Harry (R), known as Captain Wales, laughs with members of the North-West Mobile Force (NORFORCE).

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