Home Nations - Edinburgh, 10 March 1888
Scotland 1G - 0G Ireland (FT)


Result Scotland won by a margin of 1 goal
Home Nations points Scotland 2, Ireland 0
Ground name Raeburn Place, Edinburgh
Referee JS MacLaren (England)
Scotland Test debuts AG Malcolm
Ireland Test debuts WA Morton, A Walpole
Points scoring rules no points awarded, match is decided by a majority of goals