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

Notes

 
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