Home Nations - Swansea, 2 March 1889
Wales 0G - 0G Ireland (FT)

Notes

 
Result Ireland won on tries scored (match tied on goals scored)
Home Nations points Ireland 2, Wales 0
 
Ground name St Helen's, Swansea
 
Referee ARD Wauchope (Scotland)
 
Wales Test debuts A Davies, G Griffiths, T Morgan
Ireland Test debuts JJ Cotton, R Dunlop, AC McDonnell, HA Richey
 
Points scoring rules no points awarded, match is decided by a majority of goals