Daily Archives: September 19, 2015

Mamuka Gorgodze Inspires Georgia to Famous World Cup Win Over Tonga

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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

BODY LANGUAGE: Georgia's players pile in to celebrate a try by flanker Giorgi Tkhilaishvili against Tonga at Kingsholm

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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