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All Blacks Playing in Tbilisi? Could Happen Under New Calendar

All Blacks Playing in Tbilisi? Could Happen Under New Calendar

The All Blacks playing Georgia and nations of their ilk more regularly could be on the table under World Rugby’s new agreement. The new calendar sees more games for tier two nations against top sides, in the July window as well as in November. SANZAAR countries have agreed to host …

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Six Nations 2017: Georgia – a Coming Force in World Rugby

Six Nations 2017: Georgia - a Coming Force in World Rugby

The Six Nations is the exclusive club for European rugby’s elite, and there is a queue of outsiders eager to force their way in. Georgia are at the front of that waiting list, climbing above Italy in the world rankings and attracting crowds of more than 50,000 in Tbilisi. They …

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Georgia Promises 55,000 fans per Game in Six Nations Plea

Georgia Promises 55,000 fans per Game in Six Nations Plea

Georgia would attract 55,000 fans to every game if included in the Six Nations, the country’s World Rugby representative has claimed. Italy’s opening two defeats to Wales and Ireland in this year’s championship have prompted debate over the Azzurri’s future involvement. Amidst the various suggested plans to revamp the format, …

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Nominees named for World Rugby Breakthrough Player of the Year

Nominees named for World Rugby Breakthrough Player of the Year

World Rugby has announced the shortlist for the inaugural Breakthrough Player of the Year 2015 award, with the winner set to be revealed at the World Rugby Awards dinner at Battersea Evolution, London, on 1 November. With some of the world’s exciting young players leaving their mark on Rugby World …

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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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