Lively England overwhelm Ireland

Republic of Ireland 0-5 England Poppy Pattinson's early lob set the tone as John Griffiths' side made a big splash in Group B, Jessica Ngunga impressing in Pribram.

Poppy Pattinson (No3) is congratulated after putting England in front
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  • Poppy Pattinson catches Irish goalkeeper Erica Turner off her line with early lob
  • Turner stranded again as Bethany May O'Donnell gets England's second
  • Defensive mix-up invites Jessica Ngunga to make it 3-0 before half-time
  • Impressive Ngunga sets up captain Lauren Hemp for England's fourth
  • Nicole Douglas completes emphatic win with close-range finish
  • Next games (Friday): Republic of Ireland v Norway, Netherlands v England
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