Home Nations - Lansdowne Road, 3 March 1888
Ireland 2G - 0G Wales (FT)

Teams

Ireland Wales
Tries Shanahan, Warren Tries none
Cons Rambaut Cons none
Drops Carpendale Drops none

Notes

 
Result Ireland won by a margin of 2 goals
Home Nations points Ireland 2, Wales 0
 
Ground name Lansdowne Road, Dublin
Attendance 4000
 
Referee GR Hill (England)
 
Ireland Test debuts W Ekin, RH Mayne, JG Moffatt, EW Stoker
Wales Test debuts CS Arthur, CJ Thomas
 
Points scoring rules no points awarded, match is decided by a majority of goals