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Sport Papua New Guinea 28-10 Great Britain Lions: Bennett's side humbled by inspired Kumuls

12:30  16 november  2019
12:30  16 november  2019 Source:   performgroup.com

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Great Britain suffer a 4-0 whitewash on their comeback tour as Papua New Guinea stun the Lions in Port Moresby. The starting line-up against the Kumuls was a full English compliment, with Ireland forward Joe Philbin the only representative outside Bennett ' s World Cup consideration on the bench.

Papua New Guinea v Great Britain Lions . Date: Saturday, 16 November Kick-off: 07:30 GMT Coverage: Live on BBC Two from 07:00 GMT Luke Page, best known as the White Kumul who also moonlights as a DJ, will line up for Papua New Guinea against a Lions side that have already been

a group of football players on a field: Great Britain Lions were humbled by Papua New Guinea © Getty Images Great Britain Lions were humbled by Papua New Guinea

Great Britain Lions were unable to cap a dismal tour with a victory after Wayne Bennett's side slumped to a humbling 28-10 defeat to Papua New Guinea.

Three successive defeats heading into Saturday's contest had seen the pressure pile on coach Bennett, who took charge of England in 2016 and was overseeing a Lions tour for the first time.

Bennett's contract is now up and, though RFL boss Ralph Rimmer insisted there would be no "knee-jerk" decision on his future, the chances of the former Brisbane Broncos coach retaining his position appear slim after a second-half capitulation in Port Moresby.

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In 1991 Papua New Guinea played host to a touring Great Britain , the series ended in a 1-1 draw. Despite Papua New Guinea leading 8-4 at half-time; France defeated their visitors 28 -14. In 1996 Bob Bennett , brother of the famous Wayne Bennett , was appointed the Kumuls ' coach.[2] Also, in

The 2019 Great Britain Lions tour is a current tour by the Great Britain national rugby league team to the Southern Hemisphere in 2019. The tour will be the first matches played by the Lions since 2007

(Photo by Kai Schwoerer/Getty Images) © Getty (Photo by Kai Schwoerer/Getty Images)

Quickfire tries from Blake Austin and Josh Hodgson had seen Great Britain take an eight-point lead, with Gareth Widdop adding the extras for the second effort.

A head injury for James Graham left the Lions without their captain, however, and Papua New Guinea - ranked at 10th in the world - moved to within four points by half-time thanks to Edwin Ipape's superb 60-yard run.

(Photo by Kai Schwoerer/Getty Images) © Getty (Photo by Kai Schwoerer/Getty Images)

Great Britain failed to stem the tide after the restart, with Watson Boas, Justin Olam and Alex Johnston all going over in the space of nine minutes to send a vociferous home crowd into raptures.

The tourists' dismal tour - a first outing for the Lions since 2007 - was rounded off in humiliating fashion with 13 minutes remaining, Nixon Putt capitalising on Jonny Lomax's error to mark a famous triumph for the Kumuls in style.

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International Match. Papua New Guinea vs Great Britain . 7:30am Saturday 16th November. Recap all of the action from Port Moresby as Papua New Guinea shocked Great Britain to record a famous victory.

Papua New Guinea : Alex Johnston, Rhyse Martin, Justin Olam, Luke Page, Kyle Laybutt and Wellington Albert are again set to lead the way as the only Kumuls players with NRL and/or Super League games to their names. Great Britain : Star second-rower John Bateman is waiting to learn his

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