Zara Phillips to Wed Rugby Player Mike Tindall
The BBC reports that another royal wedding in on the docket. Prince William‘s cousin Zara Phillips is set to marry her longtime boyfriend, English rugby star Mike Tindall.
Phillips, who is 12th in line to the British throne, is the daughter of Princess Anne and her first husband Captain Mark Phillips. The 29-year-old champion equestrian met the 32-year-old Tindall, a center for Gloucester Rugby, in 2003.
“I am delighted that Zara has agreed to marry me,” Tindall said in a statement. “We are both very excited about the next stage of our lives together.”
“I was really shocked when Mike proposed but I am very happy,” Phillips added.