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Player ratings: All heart

Lead by the cathartic captain Mamuka Gorgodze, the Lelos frustrated New Zealand for 70 minutes, before finally running out of puff.

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Two late tries saw the scoreline balloon out to 43-10, but it is no reflection of the Georgian effort.

Jan de Koning rates the Georgian players!

15 Beka Tsiklauri:

Struggled to make metres with ball in hand, but made all his tackles.

6/10

14 Giorgi Aptsiauri:

Mostly anonymous.

3/10

13 Davit Kacharava:

Very few chances with ball in hand, but made a heap of tackles and missed only one.

5/10

12 Tamaz Mchedlidze:

Massive defensive effort, but saw very little of the ball.

6/10

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11 Alexandr Todua:

Far too quiet in a game where heart and desire were the main ingredients for the Georgians.

4/10

10 Lasha Malaguradze:

May not be the world's most creative flyhalf, but he sure van tackle.

6/10

9 Giorgi Begadze:Player ratings: All heart

Did the basics well, although his defence can do with some improvement.

5/10

8 Lasha Lomidze:

On a day when the game called for 'body-on-the-line' play he was at the front of the queue.

8/10

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7 Mamuka Gorgodze (captain):

You can never fault the Georgian legend's commitment, although he basically only played one half.

7/10

6 Shalva Sutiashvili:

Tried hard and made some big hits, but appeared to be struggling with the pace of the game.

5/10

5 Giorgi Chkhaidze:

His best work was done on defence.

5/10

4 Levan Datunashvili:

Tackled as lot, but otherwise his workrate was poor.

4/10

3 Levan Chilachava:

Was way out his depth. One decent scrum is not enough in a game of this stature.

3/10

2 Shalva Mamukashvili:

He made all of six metres with seven carries – yes, he spent most of the game going backwards.

4/10

1 Karlen Asieshvili:

Poor workrate and missed too many tackles.

3/10

Replacements:

16 Simon Maisuradze (on for Mamukashvili, 67th min):

Not enough time to be rated.

17 Mikhail Nariashvili (on for Asieshvili, 51st min):

Was a real liability, especially in the last 10 minutes.

3/10

18 Anton Peikrishvili (on for Chilachava, 51st min):

Did the absolute bare minimum and you got the idea his was saving himself for another game.

4/10

19 Kote Mikautadze (on for Gorgodze, 47th min):

Just not in the class of the Lelos legend, although he had a couple of decent runs.

5/10

20 Viktor Kolelishvili (on for Lomidze, 68th min):

Not enough time to be rated.

21 Vasil Lobjanidze:

Not used.

22 Merab Sharikadze (on for Todua, 67th min):

Not enough time to be rated.

23 Muraz Giorgadze (on for Mchedlidze, 75th min):

Not enough time to be rated.

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