Princess Anne has paid tribute to her patronage Scottish Rugby Union by reflecting back on a century-and-a-half of international rugby. The Princess Royal recorded a special message to mark 150 years since the first ever international test match. However, it came as her son, Peter Phillips denied any wrongdoing for a 460 miles trip for business which had been reported to police.
Locals in St Cyrus, Aberdeenshire had complained that the Queen’s eldest grandson had driven 460 miles from his Gloucestershire after his Range Rover was spotted parked outside a woman’s home on March 26.
Police visited the home, spoke with the royal and “issued advice”, although they were satisfied that he did not breach lockdown rules.
A spokesman for Mr Phillips said the royal had travelled on business with his company XL Medical, which provides rapid Covid tests, adding: “We do not comment on details or circumstances of Mr Phillips’ accommodation when travelling on business.”
A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “At around 6.40pm on Friday 26 March, 2021, police received a report of a potential breach of coronavirus regulations at a property in St Cyrus, Montrose. Officers attended, spoke to the occupants and found no breaches of legislation.”
As for Princess Anne, she focused on putting out the tribute for her patron.
In the video, the Queen’s only daughter says: “The origins of international 15 aside-rugby…