It’s official now: Georgia wins Rugby Europe championship

  • The Georgian ‘Lelos’ handed a defeat to Russia 22 to 6 in the Russian city of Krasnodar. Photo: Georgian Rugby/Facebook

Agenda.ge, 17 Mar 2019 - 17:54, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgia’s national rugby team has defeated Russia in the Rugby Europe championship to become the victor of the competition.

The Georgian ‘Lelos’ handed a defeat to Russia 22 to 6 in the Russian city of Krasnodar today.

Photo: Georgian Rugby/Facebook

It has been Georgia’s fifth victory in a row defeating:

  • Germany with a score of 52 to 3 in the western Georgian town of Kutaisi,
  • Belgium 46 to 6 in the Belgian capital of Brussels;
  • Spain 24 to 10 in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi;
  • Romania – with 18 to 9 in Romanian city of Cluj. 

With its victory against Germany in previous game, the Georgian team emerged the winner of the Rugby Europe Championship even before the final round.

The 'Lelos' won the championship last year as well. 

Watch the Georgia’s national rugby team celebrate today's victory: ​​​

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