DETAILS of a special service to celebrate the life of Borders legend Doddie Weir have been unveiled.

It was announced on Saturday (November 26) that the former Scotland international had died, aged 52.

The service will take place at Melrose Parish Church on Monday, December 19, at 1pm.

Numbers will be restricted within the church but the service will be relayed to the Greenyards where all are welcome.

Those attending have been asked – by Doddie himself – to wear some form of Tartan.

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A spokesperson for the My Name’5 Doddie Foundation said: “A service to celebrate Doddie’s life will be held at Melrose Parish Church on Monday, December 19 at 1pm.

“Numbers will be restricted within the church therefore the service will be sound relayed to the Greenyards, Melrose Rugby Club, all are welcome to attend.

“Please wear any form of Tartan as requested by Doddie. No flowers please. Donations if desired may be sent to My Name’5 Doddie Foundation.”

Doddie, an inspiration both on and off field, was well-known for his efforts to raise awareness of Motor Neurone Disease following his own diagnosis in 2016.

The 61-capped Scotland star launched his foundation in 2017.