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Stephanie Roche penalty sees Ireland women's team emerge victorious over Slovakia in Dublin

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Stephanie Roche celebrates scoring the winner in Tallaght
Stephanie Roche celebrates scoring the winner in Tallaght

Ireland women recorded a 1-0 victory over Slovakia in an international friendly at Tallaght Stadium this afternoon.

Having successfully addressed issues surrounding their national team service with the FAI early on Thursday morning, the women's team recorded another victory in Dublin today.

After Megan Connolly was fouled in the box immediately after half-time, Roche made no mistake from the spot:

Ireland managed to hold out for the victory in a tight contest in Tallaght.

Colin Bell's side next face Iceland in another home friendly in June before travelling to play Scotland in July.