Doddie Weir, former Scotland and Lions second-row, dies aged 52

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  • Weir diagnosed with motor neurone disease in 2016
  • Former lock made appearance at Murrayfield on 13 November

Doddie Weir, the former Scotland and British & Irish Lions second row, has died aged 52, the Scottish Rugby Union has announced.

Weir was diagnosed with motor neurone disease in 2016, and for the past several years had worked to raise awareness of the condition, and to generate research funds via a charity foundation, My Name’5 Doddie.

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Written by Luke McLaughlin
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