Skipper Stuart McInally says Scotland are determined to make Doddie Weir proud when they tackle Wales in the inaugural cup meeting held in his name.
Scotland captain Stuart McInally insists Adam Hastings can handle the pressure after Wales coach Warren Gatland put the spotlight on the rookie outside-half ahead of their Cardiff clash.
A father of four is planning to row solo across the Atlantic in a bid to raise £1 million for charity.
Scotland’s players want to make what mark they can to honour Doddie Weir when they play in the contest named after him in Cardiff this weekend – even if there’s no contribution for the millions of profits going to the Scotland hero’s foundation, says assistant coach Mike Blair.
Researchers are looking into whether drugs that already treat a range of conditions could help people with motor neurone disease (MND), after a former rugby star helped raise £250,000 for their work.
Rugby legend George “Doddie” Weir is to receive a prestigious award from his home city in recognition of his outstanding contribution to sport, charity and Edinburgh.
A weekend half marathon bid by a former Fife teacher battling motor neurone disease is to receive the support of Angus secondary school youngsters.
Former rugby international Doddie Weir has given his backing to a Fife fun run raising funds for research into motor neurone disease.