After it was announced earlier today that she’d be stepping into her brother-in-law Prince Harry’s shoes 

In them, the Duchess of Cambridge getting stuck into a game of rugby herself.

Kate Middleton even went so far as to share a rare personal message about her new role

 patron of the Rugby Football League and Rugby Football Union on social media.

Over on Instagram, a montage of clip was shared by the Duke and Duchess

Naturally, as is the case whenever Kate shows off her athletic prowess 

Sorry, but how much of a laugh does this one look as well?