WATCH: Check out the goals as Ireland's women thrash Montenegro

Sue Ronan's side put in a five-star performance in a European qualifier

WATCH: Check out the goals as Ireland's women thrash Montenegro

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The Ireland women's team have claimed an emphatic victory over Montenegro in their European qualifier today.

Sue Ronan's side cruised to a crushing 5-0 win over their hosts.

Goals from Louise Quinn, Aine O'Gorman, Ruesha Littlejohn, Denise O'Sullivan and Stephanie Roche secured all three points.

 

 

On an afternoon in which Ireland keeper Emma Byrne won her 125th international cap, Louise Quinn's put Ronan's side 1-0 up on three minutes with a header. 

 

 

What a start for #IRLWNT! Louise Quinn heads home Julie-Ann Russell's cross in the 3rd minute!

Posted by FAIreland on Thursday, 7 April 2016

 

O'Gorman made it 2-0 midway through the first half, before Littlejohn powered in another spot kick two minutes later.

 

 
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Aine O'Gorman's first half goal that doubled #IRLWNT's lead in Petrovac! Ruesha Littlejohn has since added a penalty to put Ireland 3-0 ahead.

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O'Sullivan and Roche rounded off the victory in the second half.

 

 
Latest: Montenegro WNT 0-4 IRLWNT

What a goal by Denise O'Sullivan! Montenegro WNT 0-4 IRLWNT.

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Ireland are now up to third in Group 2 of the Women's Euro 2017 qualifiers with six points from four games, behind leaders Spain (12 points) and Finland (six points but one match fewer).