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Lelo Saracens (or formally Rugby Club Lelo Tbilisi) is a Georgian semi-professional rugby union club from Tbilisi, who plays in the Georgia Championship, the first division of Georgian rugby. The team was Champion in 2004, 2009 and 2013. In July 2014, they became part of the Saracens global network, the ninth club to do so.[1]

Lelo Saracens
Full nameRugby Club Lelo Saracens
Founded1969
LocationTbilisi, Georgia
Ground(s)Lelo "Arena" Stadium (Capacity: 3.000)
League(s)Didi 10
1st kit
2nd kit

AchievementsEdit

  • Didi 10:
    • Winners (3): 2004, 2009, 2013
    • Runner-up (3): 2007, 2008, 2010
  • Georgia Cup:
    • Winners (3): 2008, 2009, 2010

Current SquadEdit

2019/2020 squad Note: Flags indicate national union as has been defined under WR eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-WR nationality.

Player Position Union
Levan Papidze Hooker   Georgia
Tengiz Zamtaradze Hooker   Georgia
Giorgi Chkoidze Hooker   Georgia
Zurab Julakidze Prop   Georgia
David Lazviashvili Prop   Georgia
Nika Kapanadze Prop   Georgia
Giorgi Pertaia Prop   Georgia
Irakli Macharashvili Prop   Georgia
Nika Svimonishvili Prop   Georgia
Davit Kavtaradze Prop   Georgia
Irakli Metaplishvili Prop   Georgia
Mate Dardzulidze Lock   Georgia
Nodar Tcheishvili Lock   Georgia
Grigol Kerdikoshvili Lock   Georgia
Rati Zhorzholiani Lock   Georgia
Archil Abesadze Flanker   Georgia
Sandro Mamamtavrishvili Flanker   Georgia
Giorgi Pridonishvili Flanker   Georgia
Levan Skhvitaridze Flanker   Georgia
Koba Kolotauri Flanker   Georgia
Gaga Jgarkava Number 8   Georgia
Beka Koriauli Number 8   Georgia
Player Position Union
Tornike Akhobadze Scrum-half   Georgia
Giorgi Margalitadze Scrum-half   Georgia
Tengiz Peranidze Scrum-half   Georgia
Rati Shanidze Fly-half   Georgia
Gigi Chincharauli Fly-half   Georgia
Bezhan Gavashelishvili Fly-half   Georgia
Beka Mamukashvili Centre   Georgia
Dame Honladze Centre   Georgia
Jaba Sikharulidze Wing   Georgia
Beka Abulashvili Wing   Georgia
Saba Nikolashvili Wing   Georgia
Otar Lashkhi Wing   Georgia
Demur Tapladze Wing   Georgia
Akaki Tabutsatde Wing   Georgia
Ramaz Nikabadze Wing   Georgia
Soso Matiashvili Fullback   Georgia
Irakli Kiasashvili Fullback   Georgia
Merab Kvirikashvili Fly-half   Georgia

Notable Former PlayersEdit

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