Vasil Lobzhanidze

Vasil Lobzhanidze (Georgian: ვასილ ლობჟანიძე; born 14 October 1996) is a Georgian rugby union player. His position is scrum-half, and he currently plays for Brive in the Top 14 and the Georgia national team.[2]

Vasil Lobzhanidze
Date of birth (1996-10-14) 14 October 1996 (age 23)
Place of birthTbilisi, Georgia
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight76 kg (12 st 0 lb; 168 lb)[1]
Rugby union career
Position(s) Scrum-half
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2014–2016
2016–
Armazi
CA Brive
33
15
(25)
(5)
Correct as of 16 November 2018
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2015–2016
2015-
Georgia U20
Georgia
12
45
(15)
(40)
Correct as of 16 September 2019

Lobzhanidze was named to the Georgia squad for the 2015 Rugby World Cup, and in Georgia's opening match against Tonga became the youngest player ever to appear in a World Cup match.[3]

On 18 December 2015, Lobzhanidze signed his first full professional contract with top French club CA Brive in the Top 14 from the 2016-17 season.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://cabrive-rugby.com/index.php/joueurs/56-vasil-lobzhanidze
  2. ^ http://site.rugby.ge/en/national-team/
  3. ^ "Georgia spring first surprise by taking down Tonga". ESPN (UK). PA Sport. 19 September 2015. Retrieved 19 September 2015.
  4. ^ "CA Briv sign Georgia scrum=half Vasil Lobzhanidze" (in French). Rugbyrama.fr. 18 December 2015. Retrieved 2 February 2016.