The Georgia national rugby union team made history at the Adjarabet Arena in Batumi, triumphing over Italy 28-19 to record their first-ever win over a tier-one nation.
History has been made in Batumi! First ever win against Tier 1 team ✅
🇬🇪 Georgia 28-18 Italy 🇮🇹
— Georgian Rugby (@GeorgianRugby) July 10, 2022
FT: Georgia 28-19 Italy. A historic win for Georgian rugby. Their first over 6N opposition at senior level. Niniashvili magic in first half and his turnover in the second proved the difference, along with the improved maul defence which survived pressure of a high penalty count.
— Tier 2 Rugby (@T2Rugby) July 10, 2022
— World Rugby (@WorldRugby) July 10, 2022
Georgian President Salome Zourabichvili echoed Georgia’s victory on Twitter.
Rugby Georgia Italy 28-19 Thanks to both teams for a great game in Batumi ! pic.twitter.com/OzoSU6Eubl
— Salome Zourabichvili (@Zourabichvili_S) July 10, 2022