Rugby. Georgia achieves a first against the Welsh in Cardiff

” It’s incredible. This is the second time this season that we have beaten a first category team (the six selections for the VI Nations tournament and the four for the Rugby Championship, editor’s note) after Italy (last July, editor’s note) “, s’ is happy the Georgian captain Merab Sharikadze at the microphone of Prime Video. “We’re not world champions, but we’ve made history,” the center three-quarter continued.

Together in Group C

This meeting served as a test for at least a year of the World Cup in France, where the two teams will compete in a homogeneous Group C, with Australia and Fiji. Led 12-3 at the break, the Lelos, the nickname of the Georgian XV, perfectly exploited their numerical advantage after the temporary exclusion of winger Alex Cuthbert at the start of the second period.

Winger Alexander Todua allowed the Georgians to come back a few lengths from the Welsh (12-10) twenty minutes from time. A priority try of the inscription registered by the substitute Luka Matkava, in the 78th minute, following a new fault of the Welsh.

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