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More Proof That Georgia Are Ready To Take Part In The Six Nations

GLOUCESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 19: Giorgi Nemsadze of Georgia celebrates with his national flag after his team won the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool C match between Tonga and Georgia at Kingsholm Stadium on September 19, 2015 in Gloucester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Harry Engels/Getty Images)

This has been a remarkable weekend of European rugby, and we’re not just referring to the Six Nations Championship. The last three days have seen England flex their considerable muscle at Twickenham while Ireland and Wales served up a match of huge physicality. Georgia and Russia played out a sterling contest in Tbilisi, in front of 55,000 people. While Italy …

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Georgia’s Hopes Of Entering Six Nations Dealt Major Blow

KILMARNOCK, SCOTLAND - NOVEMBER 26: Jonny Gray of Scotland tackles Vasil Lobzhanidze of Georgia during the Autumn Test Match between Scotland and Georgia at Rugby Park on November 26, 2016 in Kilmarnock, Scotland. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Despite recent reports, Georgia’s hopes of being given the chance to earn a spot in the Six Nations have been shot down, after chief executive John Feehan insisted there are no vacancies in the competition. There have been calls from many, including Sir Clive Woodward, to introduce promotion and relegation. However, Feehan has ruled out any changes to the Six …

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Fascinating Animation Gives Insight Into Georgia Rugby

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With the media pushing for Georgia to be given more recognition by tier one rugby nations in Europe, Georgian rugby is receiving more attention than it ever has before. With this in mind, the Georgian Rugby Union has released an animated video that gives an insight into why rugby is so historically and culturally significant to the country. From #LeloBurti …

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Six Nations: Yet Another Reason Georgia Should Replace Italy

during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool C match between Namibia and Georgia at Sandy Park on October 7, 2015 in Exeter, United Kingdom.

There have been frequent calls for relegation and promotion to be introduced between the two European international competitions, the Six Nations and the European Nations Cup – which features the top teams from the second tier of European rugby. Now with Italy picking up the wooden spoon once again, having lost every game in the 2016 Six Nations, is it …

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Watch Out Europe, Georgia Is Coming For You

GLOUCESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 19: Georgia celebrate their victory over Tonga during the Group C: Rugby World Cup match between Tonga and Georgia at Kingsholm Stadium Stadium on September 19, 2015 in Gloucester, England, United Kingdom. (Photo by David Jones/Getty Images)

Georgian rugby has come on leaps and bounds since their inaugural World Cup in 2003, where they had a points difference of -154 and failed to gain a single point. Contrast that to 2015 where they had a points difference of -74, in a group where they were the second worst ranked team. The Georgian outfit raked up two wins: …

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Ma’a Nonu Not Ready To Relinquish Jersey Just Yet

The battle for the no. 12 jersey in the All Blacks’ squad is the stuff of dreams, with Sonny Bill Williams and Ma’a Nonu fighting it out. But who will come out on top? Simon van Ryn discusses. Sonny Bill Williams has been stealing all the headlines with his majestic distribution and impact on the All Blacks’ attack on their first …

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Milner-Skudder vs Nahalo: Who Should Get The Nod?

Milner-Skudder Made a statement last night but Nahalo is looking to pounce. Nehe Milner Skudder has produced a man of the match performance against Namibia putting to rest his slip up against Argentina in their first fixture of the World Cup. A fan favourite – Milner Skudder was back to his sparkling best using his twinkle toes to once again bamboozle …

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Georgian Rugby In Need of Piano Players

Todays’s fixture against Georgia may not be the most glamorous tie in the eyes of Irish rugby fans but for Ireland’s Georgian community it’s a weekend of celebration and recognition of their love for the sport. Shota Maisuradze is a Georgian ex-pat and rugby fan that has been living in Dublin since 1997. By his estimates there are between one …

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