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Doddie Weir, former Scotland rugby international, dies after lengthy battle with motor neurone disease

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Former Scottish rugby international Doddie Weir has died at the age of 52. Weir won 61 caps for his country and was selected for the British and Irish Lions Tour to South Africa in 1997. He was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease (MND) in 2016. His foundation has raised almost $9.7 million to fight the disease.
Published 2 months ago · Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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