Ireland tour - Manchester, 5 February 1881
England 2G - 0G Ireland (FT)


Result England won by a margin of 2 goals
Ground name Whalley Range, Manchester
Referee AG Guillemard
England Test debuts CWL Fernandes, WW Hewitt, J Ravenscroft, WR Richardson, JI Ward
Ireland Test debuts DR Browning, JCS Burkitt, AR MacMullen, HB Morell, W Peirce, HF Spunner
Points scoring rules no points awarded, match is decided by a majority of goals