For fourth time in Krasnodar

06.03.18

 

Georgia National Team is in full force in preparations at their home base Shevardeni, as The Lelos are to play against Russia in Rugby Europe Championship Round 4 match in Krasnodar.  This will be the teams’ 22nd encounter.

 

The history of Georgia vs Russia matches starts back in 1993 when in their first meeting Russian Bears won against The Lelos in Poland. Teams also drew once back in 2002 in Tbilisi. Georgia has won 19 times ever since.

 

As mentioned above, the first encounter took place in Sopot, Poland; 11 games were held in  Georgia, 7 in Russia and three took place at neutral venue. Krasnodar so far has hosted this encounter for three times and all were in favor of The Lelos – 25-23 (2001), 23-17 (2003) and 27-15 (2004).

 

 

LELOS of GEORGIA

TRAINING SQUAD for 2018 *RUGBY EUROPE* CLASH with RUSSIA

Pos

Player

Club [League]

Born

Caps

Career Stats

 

Backs

 

B3

Merab KVIRIKASHVILI

Lelo Saracens Tbilisi [GEO Big 10]

1983

108

16147C 150P 3D [833 pt] 5SB

B3

Sandro TODUA

Lelo Saracens Tbilisi [GEO Big 10]

1987

70

9T 2SB

B3

Beka TSIKLAURI

Lokomotivi Tbilisi [GEO Big 10]

1989

29

5T 24C 15P 2D [124 pt]

B3

Soso MATIASHVILI

Krasny Yar Krasnoyarsk [RUS Super]

1993 7

4T 119P [78 pt]

B3

Anzor SITCHINAVA

Akademia Tbilisi [GEO Big 10]

1995

4

T SB

CE

Davit KATCHARAVA

Enisey Krasnoyarsk [RUS Super]

1985

107

22T [4 Capt] 3SB

CE

Lasha MALAGHURADZE

Krasny Yar Krasnoyarsk [RUS Super]

1986

82

440C 25P 3D [184 pt] 2SB

CE

Giorgi KOSHADZE

Kharebi Rustavi [GEO Big 10]

1996

9

4T

CE

Giorgi KVESELADZE

Armazi Marneuli [GEO Big 10]

1997 5

3T

FH

Lasha KHMALADZE

Batumi [GEO Big 10]

1988

60

8T 4C [48 pt]

FH

Revaz JINTCHVELASHVILI

Armazi Marneuli [GEO Big 10]

1995

7

:

HB

Vasil LOBZHANIDZE

Brive [FRA Top 14]

1996

30

5T

HB

Gela APRASIDZE

Montpellier [FRA Top 14]

1998

6

:

 

Forwards

 

LH

Mikheil NARIASHVILI

Montpellier [FRA Top 14]

1990

48

2T SB

LH

Kakha ASIESHVILI

Brive [FRA Top 14]

1987

29

3

HK

Shalva MAMUKASHVILI

Lokomotivi Tbilisi [GEO Big 10]

1990 52

5SB

HK

Badri ALKHAZASHVILI

Toulon [FRA Top 14]

1995

7

:

TH

Levan CHILACHAVA

Toulon [FRA Top 14]

1991

38

7T SB

TH

Anton PEIKRISHVILI

Cardiff [WAL Pro 14]

1987

25

6T 2SB

TH

Giorgi MELIKIDZE

Stade Français [FRA Top 14]

1996

5

T

LK

Giorgi NEMSADZE

Bristol [ENG Champ]

1984

79

13T [3 Capt] 5SB

LK

Shalva SUTIASHVILI

Angoulême [FRA Pro D2]

1984

64

2T [15 Capt] 3SB

LK

Nodar TCHEISHVILI

Chambery [FRA Fed1]

1990

9

:

BR

Vito KOLELISHVILI

Clermont [FRA Top 14]

1989

46

4T [1 Capt] 2RC 6SB

BR

Giorgi TKHILAISHVILI

Batumi [GEO Big 10]

1991

43

10SB

BR

Lasha LOMIDZE

London Irish [ENG Prem]

1992

39

5T + SB

BR

Otar GIORGADZE

Clermont [FRA Top 14]

1996

10

2T

BR

Giorgi TSUTSKIRIDZE

Aurillac [FRA Pro D2]

1996

7

SB

BR

Mikheil GACHECHILADZE

Enisey Krasnoyarsk [RUS Super]

1990 3

T