Rugby World Cup: Mamuka Gorgodze (Georgia)

  • 05/04/2019

Born: July 14, 1984 in Tbilisi, Georgia 

Position: Flanker, lock or No.8

Club: Unattached

Height: 1.96m

Weight: 118kgs

Caps:  71

Beware - Gorgodzilla is coming to Japan. 

Two years after his international retirement, Gorgodze has been enticed back, after injuries in the Georgian pack. 

He was one of the under-the-radar stars of the last World Cup, named in the tournament’s 'Dream Team' and producing a player-of-the-match performance against the All Blacks.

Gorgodze is arguably the greatest player Georgia has ever produced having had a stellar international career and was a key part of a very good Montpellier side from 2005-2014.

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