Georgia v Holland

in Hoek van Holland
(port of Rotterdam)

on Friday, 29 April, 19:
00 CET
[note change of kick-off time]
 
On Monday, 25 April Samoan guru Richard ALE named those 17 lads who will represent Georgia RL during their international debut
 
# (senior) Lelo, * U21 Lelo in Rugby Union
 
Backs
       

  1

Sandro GUILAURI

24

Knights

  2

David JHAMUTASHVILI

23

Hooligana

  3

Luke KHACHIRASHVILI * #

22

Knights

  4

George KOBERIDZE

24

Tbilissi Uni

  5

Irakli MACHKHANELI * #

24

Academy

  6

Kakhaber ALANIA * #  CAPT

32

Knights  

  7

Irakli GHVINJILIA

22

Tbilissi Uni

       

Forwards

 

  8

George KHOSSITASHVILI *

22

Hooligana

  9

Nodar ANDGHULADZE * #  CEO

27

Knights 

10  

Temur KOBELASHVILI *

22

Lelo RC 

11  

Vakhtang AKHVLEDIANI *

23

Hooligana

12  

George TRAPAIDZE *

24

Knights  

13  

Kakhaber KOBAKHIDZE # V-CAPT

35

Knights 

 

Interchange

 

14  

George ASSATIANI   Manager

31

Knights  

15  

Bessik KARABAKI

24

Knights

16  

Gregory NISHNIANIDZE

22

Tbilissi Uni

17  

Edisher JAMRULIDZE *

22

Lelo RC 

       
  David DOTUASHVILI   Doc
  George KVATCHADZE  $absent   Honorary Head

Coach ALE who works as security supremo with UN Mission in Georgia does not travel to Holland with his charges but Georgia XIII will be met there by RLEF envoy, Englishman Vinny Webb who will have two days in his disposal to instruct the newcomers from Caucasus

As rumours go, the match doubles as opener of
qualifying tournament for this year's European Nations Cup. After the impending withdrawals of England and probably France, the winner of Georgia - Serbia - Holland series would get the promotion. One could guess that Georgia host Serbia and Serbia entertain Holland to complete the round robin