Home Nations - Lansdowne Road, 5 February 1887
Ireland 2G - 0G England (FT)


Result Ireland won by a margin of 2 goals
Home Nations points Ireland 2, England 0
Ground name Lansdowne Road, Dublin
Referee WD Phillips (Wales)
Ireland Test debuts JS Dick, J Macaulay, JH McLaughlin, RS Montgomery, DF Rambaut, R Stevenson, CR Tillie, DB Walkington, EJ Walshe
England Test debuts ARSL Fagan, FE Pease, MT Scott
Points scoring rules no points awarded, match is decided by a majority of goals