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Rugby Player Proposes to Girlfriend at Rugby World Cup

Florin Surugiu

Romanian player Florin Surugiu turned his day around after losing to Ireland when he proposed to his girlfriend at Wembley.  Despite losing 44-10 to Ireland in their Rugby World Cup pool game, Romania were given a standing ovation by the Wembley Stadium crowd in London. Following the lap of honour, and after …

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BBC: Rugby World Cup 2015: Tonga 10-17 Georgia


Georgia started their Rugby World Cup campaign with a hard-fought win over Tonga in Gloucester. Mamuka Gorgodze’s converted try helped Georgia to a 10-3 half-time lead in their Pool C match at Kingsholm. Giorgi Tkhilaishvili scored in the corner for Georgia’s second try after the break, but Fetu’u Vainikolo’s converted …

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Mamuka Gorgodze Inspires Georgia to Famous World Cup Win Over Tonga


Georgia claimed only the third win in their World Cup history as the captain Mamuka Gorgodze inspired them to victory over Pool C rivals Tonga at Kingsholm. The Toulon back-row forward epitomised Georgia’s unrelenting spirit and physical prowess by powering over for a first-half try as a 17-10 triumph meant they added …

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Captain Mamuka Gorgodze Leads From Front as Georgia Upset Odds

GLOUCESTER, 19 Sept – Georgia overcame a deficit of five places in the world rankings to see off Tonga 17-10 at Kingsholm after a heavyweight clash in Pool C, which also features RWC 2015 favourites New Zealand. The Tongans edged ahead with an early penalty from Kurt Morath. Merab Kvirikashvili levelled, at 3-3, with …

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