Georgia’s U20 rugby team defeats Italy, tops World Championship group

Coached by Lado Kilasonia, the team won the pool despite losing 23:33 to tournament hosts South Africa in the opening round of the stage. They came back in the following round by defeating their Argentinian counterparts 20:0. Photo:, 04 Jul 2023 - 18:16, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgia’s Under-20 national rugby team on Tuesday defeated Italy in the final round of the group stage of the World Under-20 Championship, winning their pool and booking qualification for the playoffs.

The junior Lelos led the score 18:10 in the first half and claimed the victory with the final score of 30:17 and a bonus point, ensuring the top spot in Pool C with nine points.