Rugby player Mike Tindall proposes to royal Zara Phillips

Prince Harry‘s cousin Zara Phillips has announced her engagement to long-term boyfriend Mike Tindall.

Princess Anne’s daughter accepted the England rugby star’s proposal on Monday at their Gloucestershire home. 

‘I was really shocked when Mike proposed but I am very happy,’ she says.

Zara, 29, and Mike, 32, have not set a date for their wedding yet.

‘I am delighted that Zara has agreed to marry me,’ he says in a statement.

‘We are both very excited about the next stage of our lives together.’

Prince William, 28, is getting married to Kate Middleton, 28, on 29 April 2011.  

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