Georgia national rugby sevens team

The Georgia national rugby sevens team is a minor national sevens side. They have featured at the Rugby World Cup Sevens on four occasions and compete annually at the Rugby Europe Sevens. They have occasionally qualified for the World Rugby Sevens Series, but they have never been a 'core team' on the Sevens Series. Georgia has participated qualifying tournaments for the Olympics, but have never qualified.

UnionGeorgian Rugby Union
Nickname(s)The Lelos ბორჯღალოსნები
Emblem(s)Crepuscular Rays
Coach(es)Besik Khamashuridze
Top scorerZurab Dzneladze
Most triesRamaz Kharazishvili
Team kit
Change kit
World Cup Sevens
Appearances4 (First in 2001)
Best result10th (2001)

Georgia qualified for the 2024 World Rugby Sevens Challenger Series in Dubai. In round one of the tournament, they were beaten by Hong Kong in the seventh place playoff and finished eighth.[1][2]

Players edit

12-member squad for the 2024 World Rugby Sevens Challenger Series in Dubai.[3]

No. Players
1 Nikoloz Rekhviashvili
2 Giorgi Tchuadze
3 Saba Imedadze
4 Soso Matiashvili
5 Sergi Chkhaidze
6 Tornike Akubardia
7 Teimuraz Kokhodze
8 Luka Alibegashvili
9 Saba Archvadze
10 Giorgi Jobava
11 Gaga Kevkhishvili
12 Romani Makhatadze

Tournament history edit

Rugby World Cup Sevens edit

World Cup record
Year Round Position Pld W L D
  1993 Did not qualify
  2001 Plate Finals 10th 8 4 4 0
  2005 Plate Semifinals 11th 7 2 4 1
  2009 Bowl Quarter-Finals 21st 4 0 4 0
  2013 Bowl Semifinals 19th 5 1 4 0
  2018 Did not qualify
Total 0 Titles 4/6 24 7 16 1

World Rugby Sevens Series edit

Tournament Round Position
  2007 Shield Semi-final NA
  2007 Shield Semi-final NA

References edit

  1. ^ "Sevens captains ready for the challenge in Dubai". 2024-01-10. Retrieved 2024-01-17.
  2. ^ "China and Kenya celebrate Challenger 2024 success in Dubai". 2024-01-14. Retrieved 2024-01-17.
  3. ^ "2024 World Rugby Sevens Challenger Series squad list" (PDF). World Rugby. Retrieved 2024-01-17.

External links edit