Georgia beat USA in Rugby World Cup warm-up

rugby19 August 2023 17:15| © AFP
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Georgia eased past the USA 22-7 on Saturday in their second warm-up for this year's Rugby World Cup.

Fly-half Luka Matkava kicked seven points for the Lelos as winger Akaki Tabutsadze, hooker Shalva Mamukashvili and full-back Davit Niniashvili crossed for tries in Tbilisi a week after hammering Romania.

Scrum-half Ruben de Haas scored for the visitors, who have failed to qualify for next month's World Cup but will host the 2031 edition.

Georgia end their preparations for the tournament by heading to Scotland next weekend.

They start their World Cup campaign against Australia on September 9 before also facing Portugal, Fiji and Wales in Pool C.