Rugby legend Doddie Weir enjoys British & Irish Lions tour with family

Scottish rugby legend Doddie Weir enjoyed witnessing the British & Irish Lions earn a draw in their test with New Zealand with his family.

Doddie Weir.
Doddie Weir.
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Rugby legend George '˜Doddie' Weir diagnosed with MND

The former British and Irish Lion shocked the rugby community last month when he revealed that he had been diagnosed with motor neurone disease.

The 47-year-old has pledged to support researchers at the Euan MacDonald Centre, a Scotland-wide research initiative based at the University of Edinburgh to help better understand the condition wit the hope it will develop new therapies.

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Weir, who was born in Edinburgh won 61 caps for Scotland, while his domestic career saw him play for the Borders, Newcastle Falcons, as well as Melrose and Stewart’s Melville.