Australia tour - Lansdowne Road, 6 December 1947
Ireland (3) 3 - 16 (11) Australia (FT)

Teams

Ireland Australia
Tries none Tries Allan, Burke, Tonkin, Windon
Cons none Cons Allan, McMaster
Pens Quinn Pens none

Notes

 
Result Australia won by a margin of 13 points
 
Ground name Lansdowne Road, Dublin
Attendance 50000
 
Referee RA Beattie (Scotland)
 
Ireland Test debuts JM Corcoran, AAM McConnell, D McCourt, WD McKee, JE Nelson, KP O'Flanagan, PJ Reid, RW Wilkinson
Australia Test debuts none
 
Points scoring rules try 3, conversion 2, penalty goal 3, drop goal 4, goal from a mark 3