England tour - Lansdowne Road, 2 February 1880
Ireland 0G - 1G England (FT)


Result England won by a margin of 1 goal
Ground name Lansdowne Road, Dublin
Referee GP Nugent
Ireland Test debuts AJ Forrest, WT Heron, M Johnston, F Kennedy, A Miller
England Test debuts S Ellis, TW Fry, C Gurdon, R Hunt, B Kilner, E Markendale, JW Schofield, E Woodhead
Points scoring rules no points awarded, match is decided by a majority of goals