At the end of a weekend filled with historic events in the world of rugby, Georgia took part in the celebration. The Georgians, members of the 6 Nations B Tournament, dominated Italy (28-19) on Sunday at home, in Batumi, in a stadium described in 2020. This feat caused the explosion of the stadium at the final whistle, fireworks and even the appearance of Mamuka Gorgodze, former third line of Montpellier and Toulon, on the lawn to celebrate his former teammates.
Lyonnais Davit Niniashvili was the man of the match. Author of two splendid actions which led to the tests of Abzhandadze (14, 36th), the 19-year-old winger was also the author of a decisive save and a turnover which led to a penalty of 56 meters Montpellier scrum-half Gela Aprasidze. Often targeted for mauls against Tier 1 nations, Georgians have shown great progress in this area of the game.
This victory may revive the discussions around a barrage between the last of the 6 Nations Tournament and the winner of Tournament B.