Widow of rugby league player sings stirring rendition of Abide With Me at Challenge Cup final

(Picture: BBC
(Picture: BBC

The death of Keighley Cougars Danny Jones half-back shocked the world of rugby league in May.

The 29-year-old, who was the father to five-month-old twins, collapsed shortly after being substituted in a game against London Skolars and died after suffering a cardiac arrest.

At the Challenge Cup final on Saturday afternoon, his widow Lizzie stood in the centre of the Wembley pitch and gave a stirring rendition of "Abide With Me", which is traditionally sung before kick-off.

If this doesn't make the hairs on the back of your neck stand on end then nothing will.

Player's widow sings at Challenge Cup final

"Nothing in this final will match the bravery of Lizzie Jones"

Posted by BBC Sport on Saturday, 29 August 2015

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