Home Nations - Birkenhead, 12 March 1887
Ireland 0G - 1G Wales (FT)

Notes

 
Result Wales won by a margin of 1 goal
Home Nations points Wales 2, Ireland 0
 
Ground name Upper Park, Birkenhead Park, Birkenhead (neutral venue)
Attendance 5000
 
Referee JA Gardner (Scotland)
 
Ireland Test debuts W Davison, PJ O'Connor, T Taggart
Wales Test debuts JG Lewis, WH Towers
 
Points scoring rules no points awarded, match is decided by a majority of goals