Tagged: rugby

South African Farmers to Move to Georgia

South African Farmers to Move to Georgia

If you’re Georgia, a poor post-Soviet state with an old-fashioned and inefficient farming industry, what do you do to perk things up a little bit? Why, you invite a bunch of South African farmers to move north and set up shop in the Caucasus.

European Nations Cup 2010 – Fixtures and Preview

European Nations Cup 2010 – Fixtures and Preview

We preview the 2010 Rugby European Nations Cup season. Both Russia and Georgia have a great chance of winning the title, and qualifying for the 2011 Rugby World Cup.

Rugby: Northampton Wanderers 61-17 VVA-Podmoskovie

Rugby: Northampton Wanderers 61-17 VVA-Podmoskovie

A little bit of history was made last weekend, when Russian champions VVA Podmoskovie became the first Russian Rugby Union team to play against a top flight English club.

Russia tie with England in Rugby Sevens

Russia tie with England in Rugby Sevens

A fired up Russian Rugby 7s team draws with England, but suffers mixed fortunes in the rest of the Edinburgh and London tournaments.

Rugby: Russia beat Romania to go top of table

Rugby: Russia beat Romania to go top of table

A hard fought 12-8 win over Romania propels Russia to the top of the European Nations Cup table, setting up a winner takes all title clash with old rivals Georgia.