Doddie Weir dies at 52: Tributes pour in for inspiring rugby star who fought MND

2 months ago Press and Journal

Sign UpNicola Sturgeon led tributes to George “Doddie” Weir last night after the rugby legend died at 52. He was given an OBE in 2019 for services to rugby, to MND research and to the Borders community, where he lived on his family’s farm. The website for his My Name’5 Doddie Foundation was changed last night to show pictures of Doddie wearing his signature colourful tartan suit and in a Scotland rugby shirt running with the ball. My Name’5 Doddie Foundation continues to shine a light on MND and the need to seek meaningful treatments and one day, a cure for this devastating disease. The whole rugby world will be mourning one of the bravest, funniest and kindest men to ever grace the game for some time to come.
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