16th August 2016

GB Men's under-18s impress in second half of Belarus defeat

GB Men’s Under-18 team lost their second match of the European Division 2 Championships against Belarus 29-40, but impressed in the second half.

GB started solidly and remained in contact with Belarus for the opening 20 minutes. However, Belarus began to pull away towards the end of the first half, which finished 11-21.

Belarus extended their lead early in the second period, leading 29-16 with 22 minutes to go. However, GB dug deep to bring the deficit back to match their opponents goal-for-goal in much closer half that Belarus edged 19-18.

Gb are next in action on Thursday 18 August 2016 at 13.00m BST when they play their final Group B match against Belgium.

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