Doddie’s Diary Doddie Weir


Doddie Weir, the larger-than-life rugby legend, has been an inspiration to millions on and off the field. His towering presence and indomitable spirit led him to achieve great heights in his rugby career. Earning accolades and respect from fans and players alike. But beneath the surface of this charismatic sportsman lies an untold story of courage, resilience, and unwavering determination.

Doddie’s Diary Doddie Weir: The Highs, the Lows, and the Laughter from My Fight with MND

In “Doddie’s Diary,”. We delve deep into the most challenging and poignant chapters of Doddie’s life as he candidly shares his battle with Motor Neuron Disease (MND). This intimate memoir takes readers on an emotional rollercoaster. Detailing the highs of his successful sporting career. The lows of facing a devastating diagnosis. And the laughter that he found amidst the darkest moments.

The diary opens with Doddie’s early days. Providing a glimpse into the humble beginnings of a young boy with dreams of rugby stardom. From his formative years to becoming a key player in the Scottish and British Lions teams. We witness his triumphs on the rugby pitch and learn about the values that shaped his life.

Doddie’s humor and zest for life.

But life takes an unexpected turn when Doddie receives the life-changing news of being diagnosed with MND. The diary exposes the raw emotions he experienced. Fear, uncertainty, and grief. However, amidst the heartache. Doddie’s inherent humor and zest for life shine through. The book reveals the unyielding love and support he receives from family, friends, and the global rugby community. Reinforcing the idea that even in the darkest times, hope can be found in the most unexpected places.

As Doddie battled the progressive neurological disease, he takes readers on an incredible journey of resilience. We witness his determination to challenge the limitations imposed by MND, his pursuit of innovative treatments, and his commitment to raising awareness and funds for research.

Doddie’s Diary – facing life’s challenges with courage and optimism

Throughout the pages, Doddie’s Diary is sprinkled with laughter—whether it’s from his witty remarks, hilarious anecdotes from his rugby days, or the joy he finds in small victories. The book transcends the confines of his illness, proving that Doddie is so much more than an athlete or a patient—he is a beacon of hope and a symbol of triumph over adversity.

This deeply personal and profoundly touching memoir will undoubtedly inspire readers to face life’s challenges with courage and optimism. Doddie’s Diary is a testament to the power of the human spirit and a reminder that even in the darkest times, there is room for laughter, love, and a life well-lived.

Where to buy?

You can purchase the Doddie’s Diary Doddie Weir Book – The Highs, the Lows and the Laughter from My Fight with MND. From Amazon HERE.

Ellis Rugby to launch new range

In addition, we are delighted to announce we will be launching our new Doddie Weir Signature Range over the next week. Celebrating the great mans rugby career. And raising funds from the profits for My Name’5 Doddie Foundation the charity committed to funding research to find effective treatments to motor neuron disease.