Rugby Player Dies A Day After His Wedding (photos)

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A terminally-ill dad died a day after marrying the love of his life in an emotional garden ceremony in front of family and friends.

Rugby union player Navar Herbert, whose funeral will be held on his son’s first birthday, was diagnosed with a brain tumour nine months ago and his condition rapidly deteriorated with no chance of survival.

The 22-year-old and his partner Maia Falwasser were determined to get married as he battled a cancerous sarcoma, and they tied the knot at in intimate ceremony as he had just hours to live.

Guests were brought to tears as Mr Herbert held his wife’s hand and told her how much he loves her after she walked down the aisle.

His bride wipes away tears as she walks down the aisle, while holding her mother’s hand.

As she joins Mr Herbert under a canopy, he takes her hand and tells her that he loves her, and she leans down to kiss and hug him.

Their young son Kyrie, wore a white shirt and a bow tie.

His father won’t be around when he turns one on July 2.

Many web users have now explained how watching the video has brought them tears.

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