Glentoran Women moved four points clear of Cliftonville Ladies at the top of the Danske Bank Women’s Premiership with a win in their top-of-the-table clash at Solitude.
The Reds still have two games in hand over the current champions, but the Glens secured the statement victory with a commanding triumph in North Belfast.
Lauren Wade opened the scoring for Billy Clarke’s side in the fifth minute before goals from veteran Kelly Bailie and Northern Ireland international midfielder Nadene Caldwell put the outcome beyond doubt.
The Glens were then awarded two late penalties; Caldwell’s first effort was unsuccessful but captain Jess Foy - at the second attempt, after having her first spot kick retaken due to encroachment - converted minutes later to add a fourth goal for the East Belfast side.
Wade’s free-kick from distance gave the Glens the early lead and twenty minutes later she sent an effort across the face of the Reds goal that evaded everyone, before Louise McDaniel went close for the Reds with a fizzed effort wide.
Caitlin McGuinness went close for the hosts after the break but Bailie doubled the lead for Glentoran with a superb finish after cutting inside.
Caldwell made sure of the points with a stabbed finish from close range but two minutes later she fired over a spot kick after Wade was felled in the area.
Foy did add a fourth from the spot as the game went injury time as Glentoran wrapped up the game in style.
Cliftonville Ladies: Norney, Burrows, Moran, Morgan, Finnegan, McDaniel, C. McGuinness, K. McGuinness, Callaghan, McHenry, Weatherall subs White (replaced Morgan 37), Caldwell (replaced Finnegan 64), McConnell (replaced McHenry 74), Davis (not used), Montgomery (not used)