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Harry and pregnant Meghan attend an Invictus Games basketball match

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have returned to Sydney just in time to watch the last day of the Invictus Games before they move on to New Zealand to close out their trip.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex arrived the wheelchair basketball final at the Quay Centre just after the match started at 2.10pm, receiving a standing ovation from the crowd.

Meghan wore a well-fitted a maroon wrap top by Australian designer Scanlan Theodore with a remembrance day poppy on her left side, teamed with black jeans and matching shoes. 

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex arrived the Invictus Games wheelchair basketball final at the Quay centre just after the match started at 2.10pm, receving a standing ovation from the crowd

Meghan wore a well-fitted burgundy blouse with a remembrance day poppy on her left side, coupled with black pants and matching shoes

Meghan wore a well-fitted burgundy blouse with a remembrance day poppy on her left side, coupled with black pants and matching shoes

Harry was even more casual in a black Invictus Games polo shirt and grey trousers to show his support for the event

Harry was even more casual in a black Invictus Games polo shirt and grey trousers to show his support for the event

Dozens of fans grabbed their phones and cameras to snap photos of the royal couple as they made their way down the steps between the stands to their seats

Dozens of fans grabbed their phones and cameras to snap photos of the royal couple as they made their way down the steps between the stands to their seats

Others shook Harry's hand as he walked past, while the pregnant Duchess gripped the hand rails as she descended the steps

Others shook Harry’s hand as he walked past, while the pregnant Duchess gripped the hand rails as she descended the steps

Harry donned a black Invictus Games polo shirt to show his support for the athletes from the U.S. and the Netherlands, along with grey trousers and brown shoes.

Dozens of fans grabbed their phones and cameras to snap photos of the royal couple as they made their way down the steps between the stands to their seats, while others shook Harry’s hand.

They didn’t join Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Defence Minister Christopher Pyne, and retired sport stars David Beckham and Ian Thorpe in a reserved area, instead sitting with a group of uniformed soldiers.

Beckham, who also attended the athletics on Friday night, was accompanied by his youngest son, Cruz, 13. 

The couple will hand out the gold and silver medals after the match and later attend the closing ceremony where they will both make speeches, as Harry did at the opening a week ago. 

The couple took their seats behind a pair of uniformed soldiers and intently watched the action

The couple took their seats behind a pair of uniformed soldiers and intently watched the action

Harry and Meghan cheered along with the excited soldiers and children around them as the match progressed

Harry and Meghan cheered along with the excited soldiers and children around them as the match progressed

Meghan gives the athletes applause as Harry appears to be concentrating on the action

Meghan gives the athletes applause as Harry appears to be concentrating on the action

The match was between the U.S. and the Netherlands and was the final event on the Games' schedule before the ceremony

The match was between the U.S. and the Netherlands and was the final event on the Games’ schedule before the ceremony

A smiling Harry shakes hands with a VIP as the couple arrive at their seats in the Quay Centre

A smiling Harry shakes hands with a VIP as the couple arrive at their seats in the Quay Centre

David Beckham was also in the audience, sitting with Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Defence Minister Christopher Pyne and  Ian Thorpe in a reserved area

David Beckham was also in the audience, sitting with Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Defence Minister Christopher Pyne and Ian Thorpe in a reserved area

Beckham, who also attended the athletics on Friday night, was accompanied by his youngest son, Cruz, 13

Beckham, who also attended the athletics on Friday night, was accompanied by his youngest son, Cruz, 13

Harry, who created the Games for wounded veterans after his time in the British Army, will likely take time out to meet some of the 500 competitors from 18 countries, as he did last weekend.

The couple’s afternoon start to the weekend followed a late Friday night for the pregnant Duchess where they attended the Australian Geographic Society gala awards at the Shanghai-La hotel.

Meghan dazzled the ball in an $18,000 black and white Oscar de la Renta cocktail dress and accepted a toy wombat and numbat as gifts for her upcoming baby.

Harry accepted an award for ‘outstanding contribution’ to global conservation on behalf of his grandmother Queen Elizabeth II, and made an impassioned speech about the plight of the world’s forests.

The couple's afternoon start to the weekend followed a late Friday night for the pregnant Duchess where they attended the Australian Geographic Society gala awards at the Shanghai-La hotel 

The couple’s afternoon start to the weekend followed a late Friday night for the pregnant Duchess where they attended the Australian Geographic Society gala awards at the Shanghai-La hotel 

Meghan dazzled the ball in an $18,000 black and white Oscar de la Renta cocktail dress and accepted a toy wombat and numbat as gifts for her upcoming baby 

The gala came after the jet carrying Harry and Meghan back to Australia aborted the landing upon approach at Sydney

The Duchess attends the Australian Geographic Society Awards

The gala came after the jet carrying Harry and Meghan back to Australia aborted the landing upon approach at Sydney

Harry accepted an award for outstanding contribution to global conservation on behalf of his grandmother, the Queen

Harry accepted an award for outstanding contribution to global conservation on behalf of his grandmother, the Queen

Prince Harry warned: 'We cannot stand by and let our wildlife disappear from the earth'

Harry speaks after accepting a medal for the Queen's Commonwealth Canopy project

Prince Harry warned: ‘We cannot stand by and let our wildlife disappear from the earth’

‘We cannot stand by and let our wildlife disappear from the earth and our fish from the seas. I think we can agree tonight that there cannot be any more excuses,’ he said.

The event was just hours after their plane aborted its landing into Sydney Airport. Their Qantas charter flight from Tonga, a Boeing 737, pulled up from the runway seconds before touching down.

Its pilot, Nigel Rosser, explained over the tannoy system that another plane on the runway had been ‘slow to roll’ and the two aircraft were too close so he decided to ‘abort the landing’.

Seconds from touchdown, the Qantas charter flight, a Boeing 737, pulled up from the runway at Sydney Airport

Seconds from touchdown, the Qantas charter flight, a Boeing 737, pulled up from the runway at Sydney Airport

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