James Andrew Whitelock Mein

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James Mein
Birth name James Andrew Whitelock Mein
Date of birth (1852-07-01)1 July 1852
Place of birth Jedburgh, Scotland
Date of death 2 March 1918(1918-03-02) (aged 65)
Place of death Kelso, Scotland
Rugby union career
Position(s) Forward
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
- Edinburgh Academicals ()
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
- Edinburgh District ()
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1871-75 Scotland 5 (0)

James Mein (1 July 1852 - 2 March 1918) was a Scottish international rugby union player who played for Edinburgh Academicals in Edinburgh.[1]

Mein played as a Forward.[2]

He was capped 5 times for Scotland.[3] His debut came in the very first international match in 1871 playing against England at Raeburn Place, Edinburgh.[4] His last test was in the 1875 Home Nations match playing against England at Raeburn Place.[5]

He was capped by Edinburgh District.[6] He appeared in the world's first non-international representative match in 1871; the 'inter-city', the inter-district match between Edinburgh District and Glasgow District