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Cornish Pirates’ lock forward Nodar Cheishvili made his 19th appearance for Georgia last Saturday when, in the Rugby Europe Championship, his side won 18-9 away against Romania.
The game, played in Cluj, in which Nodar featured as a replacement, was the Georgian National rugby team’s opening one of the Championship in which they scored two tries, two penalties and a conversion.
A next match for Georgia is at home against Spain, the fixture to be played this coming Saturday at the Avchala Stadium in Tbilisi.
The Rugby Europe Championship is the Premier Rugby Union Competition in Europe for countries outside of the Six Nations rugby tournament. Georgia, Russia, Spain, Belgium, Romania, and Germany are competing for the title.
After the first round of matches played this weekend, Georgia, Belgium, and Spain are leading the group.
Georgia also play Belgium away on the 3rd March, Germany at home on the 10th and Russia away on the 17th.
Despite the unfortunate poor weather there was an excellent turnout for Friday’s Cornish Pirates ‘Meet the Players’
The Cornish Pirates can confirm that fly-half/centre Javier Rojas Alvarez is returning to the club,
The investment will enable the club to expand its ITEC hospitality marquee to cater more guests in the coming season