As Hollywood celebrities and royalty attended the Royal Family nuptials, the winners of Dacia’s ‘Right Royal Weekend’ competition, Nicola Hampson, 33, and Richard Lee, 28 tied the knot in a ceremony which celebrated their love of rugby – and each other – witnessed by their 10-year-old son Jacob and 14 of their closest friends and family.
They counted Rugby League legends and Dacia ambassadors Paul Sculthorpe and Kylie Leuluai amongst their guests, enjoyed a wedding breakfast fit for a king and queen, a cake inspired by their love of Rugby League and carried the ball onto the pitch for the Hull KR v Hull FC match on Sunday 20th May.
The loved-up bride and groom continued the party with their guests throughout the weekend from the comfort of an exclusive private box. Here’s to the happy couple!
Dacia launched the ‘Right Royal Weekend’ competition as a way of giving back to loyal Rugby League fans; couples were asked to submit a picture which showed their love for the sport, and Nicola and Richard were selected as the lucky recipients of the wedding.
Louise O’Sullivan, Head of Dacia UK, said: “Congratulations, Nicola and Richard! As proud sponsors of the Rugby Football League, we’re delighted to give something back to loyal fans and show you don’t need a royal horse-drawn carriage to have the wedding of your dreams.”
Nicola and Richard commented: “We love each other, we love rugby, and now thanks to Dacia we have the chance to do one of the most memorable things we can do as a family.”
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