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Georgia - National championship

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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-Strojteli Kutaisi (1)Spartak TbilisiFinal12-10
1984/85SKA Tbilisi (1)Sameditsino TbilisiRound Robin 
1983/84DSK Kutaisi (3)Lokomotiv TbilisiRound Robin 
1982DSK Kutaisi (2)Universitet TbilisiFinal31-0
1981Sameditsino Tbilisi (1)Universitet TbilisiFinal16-4
1980Universitet Tbilisi (1)2-DSK KutaisiRound Robin 
1978DSK Kutaisi (1)Spartak TbilisiRound Robin 
1977Lokomotiv Tbilisi (3)Elva TbilisiRound Robin 
1976Iveria Tbilisi (9)Lokomotiv TbilisiRound Robin 
1975Iveria Tbilisi (8)Lokomotiv TbilisiRound Robin 
1974Gantiadi Tbilisi (7)Lokomotiv TbilisiFinal22-4
1973Dinamo Tbilisi (6)Lokomotiv TbilisiFinal14-4
1972Lokomotiv Tbilisi (2)Dinamo TbilisiRound Robin 
1971Dinamo Tbilisi (5)Lokomotiv TbilisiRound Robin 
1970Dinamo Tbilisi (4)Lokomotiv TbilisiMultiple final9-6
1969Lokomotiv Kutaisi (1)Universitet TbilisiRound Robin 
1968Lokomotiv Tbilisi (1)Dinamo TbilisiMultiple final8-6
1967Dinamo Tbilisi (3)Lokomotiv TbilisiRound Robin 
1966Dinamo Tbilisi (2) Round Robin 
1964Gantiadi Tbilisi (1)Dinamo TbilisiRound Robin 
1940Dinamo Tbilisi (1)Infizkult TbilisiRound Robin 


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