Scotland tour - Belfast, 17 February 1879
Ireland 0G - 2G Scotland (FT)

Teams

Ireland Scotland
Tries none Tries Brown, Somerville
Cons none Cons Cross
Drops none Drops Cross

Notes

 
Result Scotland won by a margin of 2 goals
 
Ground name Ormeau, Belfast
 
Referee J Chiene (Scotland)
 
Ireland Test debuts AM Archer, JC Bagot, WEA Cummins, WJ Goulding, T Harrison, WC Neville, H Purdon, G Scriven, JW Taylor
Scotland Test debuts R Ainslie, JB Brown, WH Masters, ER Smith, D Somerville
 
Points scoring rules no points awarded, match is decided by a majority of goals