Kate attended a number of William's matches in 2006. Rumours of a romance were circulating and William was reportedly eager to impress Kate at his polo matches. Below we see Kate wearing a beautiful strapless dress with striking accessories.
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Kate looking elegant in a black dress at the Beaufort Polo Club in Gloucestershire.
The Beaufort Polo Club is a favourite of the Princes with its scenic location and close proximity to Prince Charles' residence Highgrove (William celebrated his 30th at Highgrove).
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In June 2006, twenty four year old Kate attended a Chakravarty polo match in Richmond wearing a gorgeous red halter wrap dress with white polka dots and LK Bennett espadrilles wedges. Kate was accompanied by her sister Pippa and they both looked lovely in summer dresses. One of my all time favourite 'Kate looks'. Eye catching and sophisticated.
William also played in a match in aid of his patronage 'Tusk Trust' in June 2006.
Kate relaxing with friends at the Beaufort Polo Club in 2008.
Enthusiastically cheering on her Prince. Adorable shot!
Kate supported William at a charity match in Coworth Park in 2009. The couple enjoyed private time together after the match.
A look at the gates of Cirencester Park.
And the following week we see Kate looking rather tired at Beaufort :)
Just months before the announcement of the royal engagement Kate proudly cheered on her prince at the Beautfort Polo Club wearing a stunning mint green Joseph dress.
During the couple's brief visit to the US after the royal tour of Canada, William played in a charity polo match in Santa Barbara. The Prince scored four goals for the winning team and was rewarded with a kiss from his wife who was wearing a hand painted silk Jenny Packham dress.