Tokyo Olympics: Great Britain's women suffered defeat from New Zealand

GB's women, unfortunately, suffered defeat from New Zealand 26-21 in the pool stages.

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Ian Spencer

7/29/20211 min read

Team GB led 21-0 in the first half, but Michaela Blyde's hat-trick gave the Rio silver medallists a dramatic victory.

Great Britain's women, who finished fourth in Rio, will now fight for a quarter-final place in their final pool game against Kenya - also beaten 29-7 by New Zealand - on Friday (03:00 BST). The knockout stages then begin at 09:30 BST.