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New Zealand 23-8 Great Britain: Nightmare tour continues as Wayne Bennett's men fall to their THIRD straight defeat after hosts claim series whitewash in Christchurch Great Britain's nightmare tour of New Zealand continued as they lost 23-8 The Kiwis claimed a 2-0 series whitewash after they won 12-8 last time out Great Britain were also beaten by a Tongan Invitational XIII in their opener Wayne Bennett's men will now face Papua New Guinea to end the tour 

By Ian Laybourn, Press Association Sport

Published: 11:43 GMT, 9 November 2019 | Updated: 11:43 GMT, 9 November 2019

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Great Britain's eagerly-awaited return after a 12-year absence is turning into a nightmare after they suffered a third straight defeat on their tour of New Zealand.

Beaten 14-6 in their opening game by a Tongan Invitational XIII, the Lions showed signs of improvement in going down 12-8 in the first Test with the Kiwis but it was back to square one in Christchurch, where they played dismally and were beaten 23-8 on Saturday.

A 2-0 series whitewash piles the pressure on coach Wayne Bennett, whose contract is up at the end of the year and who will be looking for consolation when he takes his side to Port Moresby for their last match against Papua New Guinea next Saturday.

Great Brtain's nightmare tour continued as they fell to their third successive tour defeat

Great Brtain's nightmare tour continued as they fell to their third successive tour defeat

On this performance, Britain will struggle to beat the Kumuls, who pushed Fiji all the way before going down 22-20 in an Oceania Cup match played as a curtain-raiser at the Orangetheory Stadium.

There was little to choose between the teams in Auckland but this time the Kiwis were far superior and a total of three tries in three matches sums up the Lions' inadequacies.

New Zealand had all the aces, in

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