Jerry Collins' Former Team-Mates Gather for Emotional Haka at Scene of Accident

Sean Swaby@seanswabyUK Staff WriterJune 11, 2015

Source: Twitter

Jerry Collins' former team-mates paid tribute to the New Zealand rugby star in the best way possible. 

Collins and his partner, Alana Madill, were tragically killed in a car accident last week in France. 

On Wednesday, Collins' France-based All Blacks team-mates gathered at the spot of the accident and performed an emotional and powerful haka led by Neemia Tialata. 

Former All Black players Ali Williams, Carl Hayman and Chris Masoe joined for the tribute. 

Updates from Wednesday, June 17th

Collins' lasting effect on the sport and his fans was evident as there was an outpouring of emotion for his funeral in Porirua, where his casket arrived.

Mark Steenbok @MarkSteenbok24

Thousands gathered on Wednesday for the funeral of #JerryCollins. #RIPBROTHER http://t.co/k6mepjxXrX

[Instagram, Neemia Tialata, h/t Project Babb]


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