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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 partnership between the Cornish Pirates and The Movement Project (TMP) based at Penryn RFC continues to grow.
A latest squad member signed by the Cornish Pirates on a one-year contract is gifted young Australian forward Hugh Bokenham.
The Cornish Pirates can confirm that young hooker Oli Burrows, who is a former Wales under 18s and under 20s player, has arrived at the Mennaye Field on loan from Exeter Chiefs.
Of no surprise this Friday is a big night for the Cornish Pirates – a first ever Premiership Rugby Cup game for the club against the might of Bath Rugby. The kick-off is at 7.30pm and the gates will be open from 5.30pm.