New Zealand's lost heavily to Canada on the second day of the Four Nations golf international in Quebec.
Daniel Pearce, Peter and Thomas Spearman-Burn and Scott John0 in lost lost 8 ½ to ½ to remain
winless after Canada won all three morning foursomes and were unbeaten in the afternoon singles.
Australia beat Japan 5 ½ to 3 ½ which leaves them equal on points with Canada although the hosts have a four game advantage on countback going into the decider tomorrow when .New Zealand play Japan in their final match.
Coach Gregg Thorpe says the team's despondent because they were all around par or better, so it wasn't as if they were playing poorly.
But he says they didn't take their chances and the ruthless Canadians did.