The Republic of Ireland women’s team received a world cup play-off boost as England beat Austria 2-0.
The girls in green will progress to round two of the play-offs if they beat Slovakia on Tuesday.
Ireland sealed a place in the World Cup play-offs on Thursday night with a 1-0 win against Finland. The nine play-off qualifiers are ranked on performance.
The top three in that ranking receive a bye to round two of the play-offs. Ireland will receive a bye if they beat Slovakia on Thursday.
European champions England have now qualified automatically for next years championship.