Whose Royal Patronages Support Sport In The UK?

Here are just a few of the examples of royalty providing patronages to sport
12:30, 19 Sep 2022

The Royal Family has changing roles following the death of Queen Elizabeth II but their dedication to sport will be unaltered. Through wide-ranging links with charities and sporting bodies, important publicity is gained for various organisations by Royal patronages. 

But who from the Royal Family is attached to which sporting associations? Here are just a few of the examples of royalty providing patronages to sport.

Prince William, The Prince of Wales 

President of the Football Association

The British Sub-Aqua Club

The Hurlingham Polo Association

Gloucestershire County Cricket Club

Princess Catherine, The Princess of Wales

The Rugby Football League

The Rugby Football Union


The 1851 Trust

The Lawn Tennis Association 

Princess Anne, The Princess Royal

Amateur Jockeys Association of Great Britain

British Olympic Association

British Universities and Colleges Sport Limited

Give Them A Sporting Chance

London Scottish Football Club

Racehorse Owners Association

Royal Naval Equestrian Association – Eventing

Royal Naval Sailing Association

The British Horse Society

The British Show Jumping Association

The Jockey Club

UK Coaching


Prince Edward, The Earl of Wessex 

GB Snowsport Ltd

Sport and Recreation Alliance

The Royal Household Cricket Club

The Tennis and Rackets Association 

Sophie, The Countess of Wessex

British Bobsleigh & Skeleton Association

British Cycling Federation

British Wheelchair Basketball

England Hockey

Foundation of Light (Sunderland AFC)

UK Armed Forces Winter Sports Association 

The Duke of Kent 

International Lawn Tennis Club of Great Britain

Kent County Cricket Club

Queen Elizabeth II And The 1966 World Cup
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