Q Radio Sport
Northern Ireland's hopes of reaching next year's Women's World Cup ended on Friday night with a 5-0 defeat against the Netherlands.
Alfie Wylie's team battled bravely and didn't concede at Shamrock Park until the latter stages of the first half.
However, the European Champions and group leaders turned on the power after the interval to run out impressive winners.
.@NorthernIreland manager @AlfieWylie full of praise for his players “immense against a quality side, European champions - I’m very proud of our girls.” #GAWA pic.twitter.com/mg7A31PaOm— Q Radio News (@qnewsdesk) June 8, 2018
The star-studded Dutch side has players from clubs like Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Man City and Arsenal.
Northern Ireland captain Marissa Callaghan says despite the defeats she'll never forget the group games against them...
The players had some inspirational words from men's star Kyle Lafferty, who helped with Alfie Wylie's team talk...
.@NorthernIreland hero @laffk10 joined the #GAWA @Portadownfc and was impressed by the battling NI girls against star-studded opposition @oranjevrouwen in their World Cup qualifier. The boss is next... pic.twitter.com/ZWLxEVTOqy— Q Radio News (@qnewsdesk) June 8, 2018
🎥 | About last night 😏— OranjeLeeuwinnen (@oranjevrouwen) June 9, 2018
⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️ #NIRNED pic.twitter.com/xkTkLPl8ZC