Georgia Rugby World Cup Team 2015

2015 GeorgiaFixtures & Results at Rugby World Cup

19-Sep-15 Tonga 10–17  Georgia Kingsholm, Gloucester
25-Sep-15 Argentina 54-9  Georgia Kingsholm, Gloucester
2-Oct-15 New Zealand 43-10  Georgia Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
7-Oct-15 Namibia 16-17  Georgia Sandy Park, Exeter

Points Table

Team Pld W D L TF PF PA +/− BP Pts
Georgia 2 1 0 1 2 26 64 –38 0 4

2015 Squad / Players

Player Position Date of Birth Caps Club/Province
Jaba Bregvadze Hooker 23 April 1987 29 Kochebi Bolnisi
Shalva Mamukashvili Hooker 2 October 1990 31 England Sale Sharks
Simon Maisuradze Hooker 14 September 1986 32 France La Voulte-Valence
Kakha Asieshvili Prop 21 April 1987 11 France Brive
Levan Chilachava Prop 17 August 1991 25 France Toulon
Davit Kubriashvili Prop 12 March 1986 40 France Stade Français
Mikheil Nariashvili Prop 25 May 1990 28 France Montpellier
Davit Zirakashvili Prop 20 September 1983 50 France Clermont
Giorgi Chkhaidze Lock 24 June 1982 85 France Lille
Levan Datunashvili Lock 18 January 1983 71 France Aurillac
Konstantin Mikautadze Lock 7 January 1991 36 France Toulon
Giorgi Nemsadze Lock 26 September 1984 51 France Tarbes
Mamuka Gorgodze (c) Flanker 14 July 1984 61 France Toulon
Viktor Kolelishvili Flanker 9 October 1989 32 France Clermont
Shalva Sutiashvili Flanker 24 January 1984 49 France Massy
Giorgi Tkhilaishvili Flanker 8 April 1991 21 Batumi
Lasha Lomidze Number 8 30 June 1992 13 France Béziers Hérault
Giorgi Begadze Scrum-half 4 March 1986 36 Kochebi Bolnisi
Vazha Khutsishvili Scrum-half 2 September 1992 20 Rustavi Kharebi
Vasil Lobzhanidze Scrum-half 14 October 1996 6 Armazi Tbilisi
Lasha Khmaladze Fly-half 20 January 1988 39 Lelo Saracens
Lasha Malaghuradze Fly-half 2 January 1986 58 France Stade Bagnérais
Davit Kacharava Centre 16 January 1985 83 Russia Yenisey-STM
Merab Sharikadze Centre 17 May 1993 36 France Aurillac
Tamaz Mchedlidze Centre 17 March 1993 31 France Agen
Giorgi Aptsiauri Wing 20 January 1994 9 AIA Kutaisi
Muraz Giorgadze Wing 28 June 1994 7 Armazi Tbilisi
Giorgi Pruidze Wing 2 June 1994 4 AIA Kutaisi
Alexander Todua Wing 2 November 1987 47 Lelo Saracens
Merab Kvirikashvili Fullback 27 December 1983 85 France Montluçon
Beka Tsiklauri Fullback 9 February 1989 20 Locomotive Tbilisi

Facts

Union Georgian Rugby Union
Nickname(s) The Lelos
Emblem(s) Crepuscular rays
Ground(s) Dinamo Arena
Mikheil Meskhi Stadium
Coach(es) Milton Haig
Captain(s) Irakli Machkhaneli
Most caps Irakli Abuseridze (85)
Top scorer Merab Kvirikashvili (478)
Most tries Irakli Machkhaneli (22)
Mamuka Gorgodze (22)

 

First international
Zimbabwe 3 – 16 Georgia (12 September 1989)
Largest win
Georgia 98 – 3 Czech Republic (8 April 2007)
Largest defeat
England 84 – 6 Georgia (12 October 2003)
World Cup
Appearances 3 (First in 2003)
Best result One Win, 2007, 2011

Rugby World Cup Georgia Team 2011

Fixtures & Results

Date & Time Team vs Team Stadiums
14/09 - 19:30 ScotlandScotland 15-6 GeorgiaGeorgia Invercargill
18/09 - 18:00 EnglandEngland 41-10 GeorgiaGeorgia Dunedin
28/09 - 19:30 GeorgiaGeorgia 25-9 RomaniaRomania Palmerston North
02/10 - 13:00 ArgentinaArgentina 25-7 GeorgiaGeorgia Palmerston North

2011 Team Squad

Backs

Player Position Club
Irakli Abuseridze (c) Scrum-half Auxerre
Bidzina Samkharadze Scrum-half Armia Tbilisi
Merab Kvirikashvili Fly-half Figeac
Lasha Malaghuradze Fly-half Béziers
Irakli Giorgadze Centre Chambéry
David Kacharava Centre Nice
Teodore Zibzibadze Centre Périgueux
Irakli Chkhikvadze Wing AIA
Lekso Gugava Wing Lelo
Irakli Machkhaneli Wing Mâcon
Bessik Khamashuridze Fullback AIA
Beka Urjukashvili Fullback Figeac

Forwards

Player Position Club
Jaba Bregvadze Hooker Visol-Kochebi
Akvsenti Giorgadze Hooker Castres
Irakli Natriashvili Hooker Brive
Giorgi Jgenti Prop Montpellier
Vasil Kakovin Prop Brive
Davit Khinchagishvili Prop Brive
Anton Peikrishvili Prop Castres
Davit Kubriashvili Prop Toulon
Beka Sheklashvili Prop Agen
Goderdzi Shvelidze Prop Montpellier
Davit Zirakashvili Prop Clermont
Levan Datunashvili Lock Figeac
Vakhtang Maisuardze Lock Saint-Nazaire
Giorgi Nemsadze Lock Montauban
Shalva Sutiashvili Lock Massy
Giorgi Chkhaidze Flanker Montpellier
Grigol Labadze Flanker La Seyne
Simon Maisuradze Flanker Villeurbanne
Zviad Maisuradze Flanker Lokomotive
Lasha Tavartkiladze Flanker Farul Constanţa
Mamuka Gorgodze Number eight Monpellier
Viktor Kolelishvili Number eight Clermont
Besarion Udesiani Number eight Mâcon

Georgia at the Rugby World Cup 2011

Year(s) Result
1987 No qualifying tournament held.
1991 to 1999 Did not qualify.
2003 Qualified. Pool stages.
2007 Qualified. Pool stages. One Win.
2011 Qualified. Pool B.