A public memorial service was held at Auckland’s Eden Park on Monday for Jonah Lomu, a rugby legend who died at age 40, after a years-long battle with kidney disease.
In a fitting send-off, Lomu’s former teammates performed a haka as his coffin was carried out of the stadium.
New Zealand traditionally performs the haka before matches to intimidate their opponents, though this one had a very different meaning.
Story by Tony Manfred and editing by Carl Mueller
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