Zara Phillips and her fiance Mike Tindall's Royal Wedding won't be anything like Kate and Wills'
One Royal Wedding down, one to go.
Zara Phillips and her rugby playing fiancé Mike Tindall, 32, are less than three months away from tying the knot after dating for 8 years and friends say the couple can’t wait for their big day.
According to Zara herself, Mike‘s proposal in December came as a surprise, despite him boasting his ‘pure charm’ won her heart.
Friends of the pair, who met in a Sydney bar during the 2003 Rugby World Cup, say they couldn’t be better suited.
‘Austin Healey [fellow England rugby star] introduced them,’ reveals our mole.
‘He gave Mike Zara‘s number and said she wanted to know where he’d be later, which was a complete lie but Austin knew they’d hit it off and so decided to play Cupid.
‘He keeps telling Zara she owes him big time.’
And with the couple preferring to keep out of the limelight, sources say their wedding will be a much lower profile affair, with around 300 guests as opposed to William and Kate‘s 2,000.
Read the full story about the wedding of Zara Phillips and Mike Tindall in Now‘s Royal Romance special dated May/June 2011- out now!
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