# Republic of Ireland Women’s Team Secure 3-0 Win Over Northern Ireland in Nations League Opener
The Republic of Ireland women’s team kicked off their UEFA Women’s Nations League campaign with a 3-0 win over Northern Ireland in Dublin. Goals from Lucy Quinn, Kyra Carusa and Lily Agg ensured the Republic of Ireland got off to a winning start in the tournament.
## Republic of Ireland Take Control Early On
The Republic of Ireland team started the match confidently, taking control of the game early on. Quinn opened the scoring in the first half, with Carusa doubling the lead shortly after. The Republic of Ireland continued to dominate the game, and Agg sealed the victory with a third goal in the second half.
## Republic of Ireland Manager Praises Team Performance
Republic of Ireland manager Vera Pauw was delighted with her team’s performance, praising their “determination and commitment”. She said: “I’m very proud of our team today. We played with great intensity and energy and I’m pleased that we were able to get the win. It was a great team performance and I’m looking forward to our next game.”
## Northern Ireland Manager Reflects on Defeat
Northern Ireland manager Kenny Shiels was disappointed with his team’s performance, but praised the Republic of Ireland for their victory. He said: “We didn’t play well today and we were outplayed by a very good Republic of Ireland team. We have to learn from this experience and make sure we are better prepared for our next game.”
## What’s Next for the Republic of Ireland?
The Republic of Ireland will now face Wales in their next UEFA Women’s Nations League match on Wednesday 5th November. The team will be looking to build on their impressive performance against Northern Ireland and secure another victory in the tournament.
The Republic of Ireland women’s team got off to a winning start in their UEFA Women’s Nations League campaign with a 3-0 victory over Northern Ireland. Goals from Quinn, Carusa and Agg ensured the Republic of Ireland secured all three points in the match. The team will now face Wales in their next game on Wednesday 5th November, looking to build on their impressive performance and secure another victory in the tournament.