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Queen hosts party at Buckingham Palace for Rugby World Cup stars [Photos]

Britain's Prince Harry (L) speaks with Ireland's number 8 Jamie Heaslip (2nd R) and Ireland team manager Michael Kearney (R) at a reception to mark the Rugby World Cup 2015, at Buckingham Palace in central London on October 12, 2015. AFP/Getty Images
Britain's Prince Harry (L) speaks with Ireland's number 8 Jamie Heaslip (2nd R) and Ireland team manager Michael Kearney (R) at a reception to mark the Rugby World Cup 2015, at Buckingham Palace in central London on October 12, 2015. AFP/Getty Images
Prince Harry, Queen Elizabeth II and The Duke of Edinburgh view the Webb Ellis Trophy at a Rugby World Cup reception at Buckingham Palace, London. PA
The Webb Ellis trophy on display during a Rugby World Cup reception at Buckingham Palace, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday October 12, 2015. See PA story ROYAL Rugby. Photo credit should read: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire
Prince Harry meets Welsh Rugby Union player Gethin Jenkins (centre) and Alun-Wyn Jones (right) during a Rugby World Cup reception at Buckingham Palace, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday October 12, 2015. See PA story ROYAL Rugby. Photo credit should read: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire
Queen Elizabeth II speaks with (left to right) Scotland Rugby Union head coach Vern Cotter, Fran Leighton of England Rugby 2015 and Scotland Captain Greig Laidlaw at a Rugby World Cup reception at Buckingham Palace, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday October 12, 2015. See PA story ROYAL Rugby. Photo credit should read: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire
Prince Harry (left) meets South Africa's Victor Matfield (second right) and Bryan Habana (right) at a reception at Buckingham Palace to welcome Rugby World Cup stars. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday October 12, 2015. See PA story ROYAL Rugby. Photo credit should read: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire
Prince Harry with the Webb Ellis Trophy at a reception at Buckingham Palace to welcome Rugby World Cup stars. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday October 12, 2015. See PA story ROYAL Rugby. Photo credit should read: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire
England Rugby Union Captain Chris Robshaw (left) speaks with Prince Harry at a reception at Buckingham Palace to welcome Rugby World Cup stars. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday October 12, 2015. See PA story ROYAL Rugby. Photo credit should read: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire
Queen Elizabeth II looks at the Webb Ellis Cup on a plinth at a reception at Buckingham Palace to welcome Rugby World Cup stars. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday October 12, 2015. See PA story ROYAL Rugby. Photo credit should read: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire
Queen Elizabeth II shakes hands with England Rugby Union captain Chris Robshaw (left) at a reception at Buckingham Palace to welcome Rugby World Cup stars. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday October 12, 2015. See PA story ROYAL Rugby. Photo credit should read: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II shakes hands with England's head coach Stuart Lancaster (L) as England's flanker and captain Chris Robshaw (2nd L) looks on, at a reception to mark the Rugby World Cup 2015, at Buckingham Palace in central London on October 12, 2015. AFP PHOTO / POOL / ANTHONY DEVLINAnthony Devlin/AFP/Getty Images
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II shakes hands with England's flanker Chris Robshaw (L) at a reception to mark the Rugby World Cup 2015, at Buckingham Palace in central London on October 12, 2015. AFP PHOTO / POOL / ANTHONY DEVLINAnthony Devlin/AFP/Getty Images
Samoa's wing Alesana Tuilagi (L) and Samoa's fly half Michael Stanley (2nd L) arrive for a reception to mark the Rugby World Cup 2015, at Buckingham Palace in central London on October 12, 2015. AFP PHOTO / POOL / JUSTIN TALLISJUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images
Samoa's wing Alesana Tuilagi arrives for a reception to mark the Rugby World Cup 2015, at Buckingham Palace in central London on October 12, 2015. AFP PHOTO / POOL / JUSTIN TALLISJUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images
South Africa's head coach Heyneke Meyer (L) arrives for a reception to mark the Rugby World Cup 2015, at Buckingham Palace in central London on October 12, 2015. AFP PHOTO / POOL / JUSTIN TALLISJUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images
England's captain Chris Robshaw arrives for a reception to mark the Rugby World Cup 2015, at Buckingham Palace in central London on October 12, 2015. AFP PHOTO / POOL / JUSTIN TALLISJUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images
England's head coach Stuart Lancaster arrives for a reception to mark the Rugby World Cup 2015, at Buckingham Palace in central London on October 12, 2015. AFP PHOTO / POOL / JUSTIN TALLISJUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - OCTOBER 12: Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Harry looks at the Webb Ellis Cup on a plinth during a reception to mark the Rugby World Cup 2015 at Buckingham Palace on October 12, 2015 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Anthony Devlin -WPA Pool/Getty Images)
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - OCTOBER 12: Prince Harry speaks with England Rugby Union head coach Stuart Lancaster (left) and England captain Chris Robshaw (second left) during a reception to mark the Rugby World Cup 2015 at Buckingham Palace on October 12, 2015 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Anthony Devlin -WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Queen welcome representatives from each of the 20 competing teams along with the Duke of Edinburgh and Princess Royal

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