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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.
The Cornish Pirates can confirm that hooker Tom Channon is leaving the club to move to Melbourne in Australia with his partner Abbey.
Fixtures for the 2021/22 RFU Championship season have been confirmed. The competition will be played over 22 rounds, beginning on 18 September, with the final round scheduled for the weekend of 19-20 March next year.
A latest new squad member signed by the Cornish Pirates on a one-year contract is young backrower Bear Williams.