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Georgia - National championship

Overview Honours Roll Related trophies Sources Current Season

Overview

Georgia was one of the most important region for Soviet Union rugby. Aia won 3 Soviet Championships and 2 Soviet Cups in the eighties and Lokomotivi won a cup in the late seventies.
In this period a regional championship was played but the best teams did not partecipate or played with the 2nd XVs,
After independence the Georgian Championship was immediately organized.

The league pyramid

The league structure is the following:

Level 1 Top League
10 teams - 1 relegation and 1 relagation playout
Level 2 First Division
8 teams - 1 promotion, 1 promotion playoff and 1 releg
Honours Roll



Related trophies

Georgian SSR Championship
Season:WinnersRunners upFormatResult
1989Aisi Kutaisi (1)Zooveterinarnyj institut TbilisiFinal15-6
1988SKA Tbilisi (2)2-Mshenebeli KutaisiRound Robin 
1987Sameditsino Tbilisi (2)Samtoeli ChiaturaRound Robin 
19862-Mshenebeli Kutaisi (1)Spartak TbilisiFinal12-10
1984/85SKA Tbilisi (1)Sameditsino TbilisiRound Robin 
1983/84Sakhl-msheni Kutaisi (3)Lokomotivi TbilisiRound Robin 
1982Sakhl-msheni Kutaisi (2)Universitet TbilisiFinal31-0
1981Sameditsino Tbilisi (1)Universitet TbilisiFinal16-4
1980Universitet Tbilisi (1)2-Sakhl-msheni KutaisiRound Robin 
1978Sakhl-msheni Kutaisi (1)Spartak TbilisiRound Robin 
1977Lokomotivi Tbilisi (3)Elva TbilisiRound Robin 
1976Iveria Tbilisi (9)Lokomotivi TbilisiRound Robin 
1975Iveria Tbilisi (8)Lokomotivi TbilisiRound Robin 
1974Gantiadi Tbilisi (7)Lokomotivi TbilisiFinal22-4
1973Dinamo Tbilisi (6)Lokomotivi TbilisiFinal14-4
1972Lokomotivi Tbilisi (2)Dinamo TbilisiRound Robin 
1971Dinamo Tbilisi (5)Lokomotivi TbilisiRound Robin 
1970Dinamo Tbilisi (4)Lokomotivi TbilisiMultiple final9-6
1969Lokomotiv Kutaisi (1)Universitet TbilisiRound Robin 
1968Lokomotivi Tbilisi (1)Dinamo TbilisiMultiple final8-6
1967Dinamo Tbilisi (3)Lokomotivi TbilisiRound Robin 
1966Dinamo Tbilisi (2) Round Robin 
1964Gantiadi Tbilisi (1)Dinamo TbilisiRound Robin 
1940Dinamo Tbilisi (1)Infizkult TbilisiRound Robin 


Sources

www.rugby.ge - Georgian union site.
ovaluri.comxa.com/matiane50/ - Everything about Georgian rugby from the origins to 2008
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rugby_union_in_Georgia - Wikipedia pages about rugby in Georgia.
Every site was scanned using also web.archive.org