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TBC Bank Becomes General Sponsor of Georgian Rugby Union

Ruby is Our Game – TBC Bank has become a title sponsor of the Georgian Rugby Union and the National Team. The decision was unveiled at the joint news conference that was held today with the participation of the TBC Bank managers, the Rugby Union representatives, rugby players and reporters. …

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Jonah Lomu funeral: Emotional Haka During Memorial Service

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THIS is the heartwrenching moment rugby legend Jonah Lomu is given the ultimate send-off by his teammates. At a public memorial for the 40-year-old winger, fans and friends joined in mass hakas as his family looked on. Crowds of thousands came out to remember the former New Zealand international during …

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Mamuka Gorgodze Named in Rugby World Cup Dream Team

Mamuka Gorgodze

The captain of Georgia’s national rugby team Mamuka Gorgodze has been named in the 2015 Rugby World Cup Dream Team among the top 15 players of the prestigious tournament, which concluded on Saturday. The squad featured players from eight nationalities, which included some of the game’s most influential players such …

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New Zealand Beat Australia to Retain Rugby World Cup

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New Zealand became the first team to retain the World Cup after they held off a fierce Australian comeback to win a thrilling final at Twickenham. Wonderful tries by Nehe Milner-Skudder and Ma’a Nonu gave the All Blacks a 21-3 lead before David Pocock and Tevita Kuridrani cut the gap …

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Guardian Titles Mamuka Gorgodze World Cup Superman

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Georgia faces Namibia in a Rugby World Cup game today. Winning this game will gain Georgia automatic Rugby World Cup qualification for the 2019 tournament.  After losing to the All Blacks of New Zealand, the Lelos are looking to play an exciting, dominant match. A win against Namibia will ensure Georgia …

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Rugby Player Proposes to Girlfriend at Rugby World Cup

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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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Georgian Rugby Team Listed 13th in World Rugby Rankings

World Rugby official website, worldrugby.org, renewed the world rankings. According to recent data Georgia is one position ahead. Georgia outstrip Japan, that takes 14th place. Georgian rugby team will compete in the Rugby World Cup. Team is at Group C with New Zealand , Argentina , Tonga and Nambia. First match team plays …

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