Lelos ready for finale

Georgia coach Malkhaz Cheishvili has made seven changes to the side that beat Namibia 30-0 for Sunday’s clash with France at Stade Velodrome in Marseille.

Should Ireland fail to pocket a single tournament-point against Argentina on Sunday, a bonus-point win for the Lelos would see them finish third in Pool D and thereby qualify for the 2011 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand.

But the hosts know that a bonus-point win of their own will be enough to see them through to the quarter-finals.

More to follow…

Georgia: 15 Otar Barkalaia, 14 Besiki Khamashuridze, 13 Revaz Gigauri, 12 Irakli Giorgadze, 11 Otar Eloshvili, 10 Merab Kvirikashvili, 9 Irakli Abuseridze (c), 8 Giorgi Chkhaidze, 7 Grigol Labadze, 6 Ilia Maisuradze, 5 Mamuka Gorgodze, 4 Zurab Mtchedlishvili, 3 David Zirakashvili, 2 Akvsenti Giorgadze, 1 Mamuka Magrakvelidze.
Replacements: 16 Avtandil Kopaliani, 17 Goderdzi Shvelidze, 18 Victor Didebulidze, 19 Zviad Maisuradze, 20 Giorgi Elizbarashvili, 21 Irakli Machkhaneli, 22 Malkhaz Urjukashvili.

Date: Sunday, September 30
Kick-off: 15:00 (14:00 BST; 13:00 GMT)
Referee: Alan Lewis (Ireland)
Touch judges: Nigel Owens (Wales), Dave Pearson (England)
Television match official: Hugh Watkins (Wales)
Assessor: Tappe Henning (South Africa)

 

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