Rhys' date with royal couple down under

Ammanford's Rhys Morris and colleague Mele Laku with the photograph of Princess Diana they present to Prince William and Princess Kate on their recent trip to Australia.

Ammanford's Rhys Morris and colleague Mele Laku with the photograph of Princess Diana they present to Prince William and Princess Kate on their recent trip to Australia.

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A former Ammanford youth worker who has made a new life in down under enjoyed a brush with royalty when he met Prince William and Princess Kate on their recent trip to Australia.

Rhys Morris was chosen by Barnardo's Australia to present the royal couple with a photograph of Princess Diana opening the Barnardos centre in Sydney in 1988.

Rhys - and colleague Mele Laku - met the Royals at an afternoon reception at the iconic Sydney Opera House.

Rhys, aged 30, said: “It was a fantastic experience and Kate was really nice.

"She spent time speaking to a few people around our table and she seemed really interested which was nice.”

A Barnardo's spokesman said: "Rhys was nominated because he has done more work in a year than some people have done in a lifetime."

Rhys previously worked for the Carmarthenshire Youth Service.

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