Doddie Weir receives messages of support from the rugby after Lions and Scotland legend is diagnosed with

Doddie Weir receives messages of support from rugby world after legend is diagnosed with MND

Former Scotland rugby union international Doddie Weir is joining the fight to tackle Motor Neurone Disease (MND) after revealing he has been diagnosed with the condition.

Weir, who won 61 Scotland caps and played for the British and Irish Lions in a glittering career, made the announcement on Tuesday, which is Global MND Awareness Day and designed to raise awareness.


The 46-year-old is joining forces with researchers from Edinburgh University in their quest to better understand the disease, in the hope that it will eventually lead to new therapies.

He has already received numerous messages of support from stars all over the globe:

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