Funeral of former Wales centre will be streamed online for safety reasons

first_imgThursday Mar 19, 2020 Funeral of former Wales centre will be streamed online for safety reasons The funeral of former Wales rugby player Matthew J Watkins is to be streamed online because of the coronavirus pandemic.ADVERTISEMENTWatkins, who won 18 caps for Wales between 2003 and 2006, died earlier this month at the age of 41 after being diagnosed with a rare form of pelvic cancer in 2013.The former Dragons, Gloucester and Scarlets centre’s funeral will take place on March 31 and a large gathering had been expected at Thornhill Crematorium in Cardiff.But Blackwood’s Woodfield Park Funeral Directors said in a statement on their website:“During these uncertain times we ask that only family and close friends attend Matthew’s funeral service. This may be subject to change and further restrictions pending government advice.“This is simply to help protect the family and staff that will be in attendance.“The funeral service will be streamed online for anyone wishing to see from the safety of their own home – details of how to view the service will be posted.”ADVERTISEMENTWatkins, a hugely popular figure in Welsh rugby, made more than 300 club appearances in a 14-year senior career before he retired in 2011.He left his wife Stacey and sons Sior and Tal.RELATED: NZ Rugby Union in lockdown over Corona virus ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error News Related Articles 25 WEEKS AGO Exeter vs Toulouse is off as a number of… 25 WEEKS AGO Danny Cipriani leaves Gloucester with immediate… 25 WEEKS AGO ‘Aphiwe can’t believe it. We were starting… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsDoctors Stunned: This Removes Wrinkles Like Crazy! (Try Tonight)Smart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living30+ Everyday Items With A Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more