Doddie Weir

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Doddie Weir: “I take a positive note. I am still here. Got to celebrate another Christmas.”  Photograph:  Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile

Doddie Weir sits down and starts to bang out jokes. A lot are about drinking although now he struggles to hold a pint of Guinness. He knows he is dy(...)

Former Scotland and British and Irish Lions lock Doddie Weir announced last year that he is suffering from motor neurone disease. Photograph: Getty Images

The Welsh Rugby Union and Scottish Rugby say they will “donate directly” to Doddie Weir’s motor neurone disease charity after next Saturday’s autumn T(...)

Doddie Weir in action for Scotland against Ireland at Murrayfield in 1997. Photograph: Getty Images

Former Scotland rugby international Doddie Weir has revealed he is battling motor neurone disease (MND). The 46-year-old said he decided to announce (...)