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The new Fab Four? Prince William and Duchess Catherine joined by Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla at latest royal outing

And we saw some prime father-son bonding!

By Alex Lilly
Now that Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan have taken a step back from their public duties, royal fans lamented over the loss of the Fab Four.
But it seems that not all hope is lost as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were joined by none other than Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla for their latest engagement to meet patients and staff at the Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre (DMRC) Stanford Hall in the British city of Loughborough.
Could this be the new Fab Four? (Getty)
The centre rehabilitates some of the most seriously injured members of the British Armed Forces, and helps those who were injured in the course of training return to work, something that Prince Harry as founder of the Invictus Games would no doubt have visited were he still in the UK.
Dressed in a smart suit and striped tie, Prince William, who officially opened the new treatment centre in June 2018 and was the patron of the charity raising money for the centre, looked as dapper as ever.
However Duchess Catherine's navy military-style jacket by Alexander McQueen and midi skirt paid tribute to the late fashion designer who died in February 2010. The design house holds a special place in the Duchess of Cambridge's heart as her wedding dress was designed by Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen.
Duchess Catherine's outfit paid tribute to the late fashion designer, Alexander McQueen. (Getty)
The four senior royals were all smiles as they mingled with the staff and patients, with the father and son pair even teaming up to play some wheelchair basketball.
After six shots, Prince William was able to shoot a hoop with a little encouragement from his dad from a wheelchair lent to him by 49-year-old Major Les Richardson.
"I don't think he wanted to get in the wheelchair but I encouraged him to have a try, which he duly accepted. He is a good sport," Major Les said according to a report in HELLO! magazine.
Sixth time's a charm! (Image: Instagram @kensingtonroyal)
Commanding officer of the centre, Captain Alison Hofman confessed that the original plan had been to keep the royal party as a party, but plans changed when the royals were eager to meet and chat with patients and staff.
"Them deciding to do a joint visit like this was amazing for us. Such a privilege to have all four of them together," she added.
"Such a privilege to have all four of them together." (Getty)
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge also announced that they will undertake an official visit to Ireland between March 3-5 at the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
While the duo have frequented Northern Ireland on a few occasions, they will be following Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan's footsteps who visited the country in 2018 shortly before Meghan's pregnancy was announced.
WATCH BELOW: Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan visit Ireland. Post continues after video...
That's not the only Cambridge international trip in the works- reports have surfaced that Prince William and Duchess Catherine will be visiting Australia for a whirlwind royal tour in support of those who have been affected by the bushfire crisis.
According to the Sydney Morning Herald, the tour is currently in "preliminary negotiations" between Kensington Palace and the Australian government.

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