Scotland tour - Belfast, 19 February 1881
Ireland 1G - 0G Scotland (FT)

Notes

 
Result Ireland won by a margin of 1 goal
 
Ground name Ormeau, Belfast
 
Referee HC Kelly
 
Ireland Test debuts J Johnston, RE McLean
Scotland Test debuts B Allan, TA Begbie, C Reid, GH Robb, PW Smeaton, A Walker
 
Points scoring rules no points awarded, match is decided by a majority of goals

Other scores

Wales tour
England 8G - 0G Wales Blackheath