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Doddie Weir delivers inspirational message as he updates fans on condition

Former sports stars Rob Burrow, Stephen Darby and Doddie Weir are all living MND, an incurable condition.

All at different stages of the disease, this is the first time the trio have met.

They spoke to #BBCBreakfast about their bond and fight for awareness.

Doddie Weir names his dream team:

BACK-THREE:

Gavin Hastings (Scotland): “Consistently outstanding for both Scotland and the Lions. Helped me a lot when the game turned professional.”

Tony Stanger (Scotland): “Probably Scotland’s greatest ever finisher. He was key as we won the 1990 Grand Slam.”

Jonah Lomu (New Zealand): “He took the 1995 World Cup by storm. There were plenty of players who were six foot five and nearly nineteen stone, but none I knew who could run the 100m sprint in 11 seconds.”


CENTRE:

Alan Tait (Scotland): “He seemed to have the uncanny ability to always be in the right place at the right time. Then you realised that was because he was pushing opponents into areas where they had no space to work. He was also the tightest man in the world.”

Tana Umaga (New Zealand): “Scored twice against us. Like with Lomu, we really struggled to contain him.”

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