James Reid (rugby union, born 1876)

James Reid (17 March 1876 – 25 May 1967) was a Scotland international rugby union player, who played as a Full Back.[1]

James Reid
Birth nameJames Martin Reid
Date of birth(1876-03-17)17 March 1876
Place of birthEdinburgh, Scotland
Date of death25 May 1967(1967-05-25) (aged 91)
Place of deathCrosby, Merseyside, England
Rugby union career
Position(s) Full Back
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
- Edinburgh Academicals ()
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
Cities District
Edinburgh District
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1898-99 Scotland 3 (0)

Rugby Union careerEdit

Amateur careerEdit

He played for the Edinburgh Academicals.[2]

Provincial careerEdit

He played for the Cities District in their match against the Provinces District on 14 January 1899.[3]

Reid played for Edinburgh District. He played in the 1899-1900 Inter-City match against Glasgow District.[4]

International careerEdit

Reid played 3 times for Scotland; twice against Ireland, once against England.[5]


  1. ^ "James Martin Reid". ESPN scrum.
  2. ^ The Essential History of Rugby Union: Scotland. Nick Oswald and John Griffiths. Headline Publishing. 2003.
  3. ^ https://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0001876/18990116/017/0002 – via British Newspaper Archive. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. ^ "The Glasgow Herald - Google News Archive Search". news.google.com.
  5. ^ "Rugby Union - ESPN Scrum - Statsguru - Player analysis - James Reid - Test matches". ESPN scrum.