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Monday Nov 30, 2015

Eric Rush's hilarious, heartfelt eulogy to friend and teammate Jonah Lomu

Eric Rush, former New Zealand Sevens legend, delivered an outstanding eulogy to Jonah Lomu today in what was the final public memorial for the late superstar. Rush, capped 9 times by the All Blacks, was there at the very beginning of Lomu’s career, as he explained.

“I’m going to tell a few stories about the big fella and hope he doesn’t sit up,” he joked.

While it was a hilarious and very well put together eulogy for the thousands on hand, it wasn’t all laughs, as Rush paid respect to Lomu’s family, including his wife and kids.

View the emotional Haka tributes from the memorial

 

video credit: prime/thetightfive

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