Commonwealth Games: England lose volleyball bronze match to New Zealand

England duo Chris Gregory and Jake Sheaf have suffered two defeats against New Zealand on the Gold Coast2018 Commonwealth GamesVenue: Gold Coast, Australia Dates: 4-15 AprilCoverage: Watch live on BBC TV and Red Button with extra streams on Connected TVs, BBC Sport website and app; listen on Radio 5 live; follow text updates online.

England’s Chris Gregory and Jake Sheaf failed in their bid for beach volleyball bronze as they lost 2-0 to New Zealand at the Commonwealth Games.

The third seeds struggled to beat Ben and Sam O’Dea’s defence at the net, falling behind early in the first set and failing to recover.

The New Zealand brothers had beaten the English pair 2-1 in their group match earlier in the competition.

Australia beat Canada 2-1 in a tense final to win the gold medal.

Canada were the only team to take a set off the top seeds during the competition.

Australia hope to complete the double in the women’s event when they go head-to-head against Canada again for gold (11:30 BST). Vanuatu and Cyprus play for bronze (10:30 BST).

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