Ireland secured a convincing win over Chile in their fourth match of the Olympic qualifying tournament in Dublin.
Timmy Cockram broke the deadlock in the sixth minute and eight minutes into the second half Michael Watt added the second goal.
Watt netted from close range for the third goal and Ireland are now a step closer to a London 2012 Olympics place.
A draw against Malaysia will be enough to secure a spot in Sunday's final.
Korea are the Irish team's likely opponents in the decider.
Ireland comfortably beat Russia and Ukraine in their opening two pool matches, before playing out a 1-1 draw with Korea.