With regards to the sad loss of Old Emanuel Player Shawnton, who died whilst playing for the 2nd XV on the 5th March this year. The cause of his death is unknown; he just collapsed on the pitch. A great family man as well as a true rugby man, he leaves behind a widow and 14 month old twins. Shawnton's Funeral will be Friday 31st March at 1pm at St Winefride's Catholic Church, Latimer Road, SW19 1EP. The cremation will be private to family afterwards, and all others will move onto Old Emanuel Rugby Club, Blagdons Sports Ground, New Malden, KT3 4PU where family will join them shortly. Please wear rugby number ones, no flowers, donations to the Memorial Fund.
The support from the rugby community has been amazing, please donate to Shawnton's Memorial Fund here: www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/Shawnton