Home Nations - Blackheath, 15 March 1890
England (2) 3 - 0 (0) Ireland (FT)

Notes

 
Result England won by a margin of 3 points
Home Nations points England 2, Ireland 0
 
Ground name Rectory Field, Blackheath
Attendance 12000
 
Referee ARD Wauchope (Scotland)
 
England Test debuts FW Spence
Ireland Test debuts BB Tuke
 
Points scoring rules try 1, conversion 2, penalty goal 2, drop goal 3, goal from a mark 3