William Davie Brown
|Birth name||William Davie Brown|
|Date of birth||29 May 1852|
|Place of birth||Glasgow, Scotland|
|Date of death||24 March 1876|
|Place of death||Blantyre, South Lanarkshire, Scotland|
|Rugby union career|
He played for Glasgow Academicals, one of the top teams in Scotland at the time.
He was called up to the Glasgow District side for the world's very first provincial rugby match on 23 November 1872. He went on to captain the side in the match against Edinburgh District on 5 December 1874.
He was called up to the Scotland squad for the world's very first international rugby match in 1871. He represented Scotland 5 times in total.