Sep 19, 2015 at 12pm UK at ​Kingsholm

10-17

Vainikolo (72')
FT
Gorgodze (28'), Tkhilaishvili (57')
Live Commentary: Tonga 10-17 Georgia - as it happened
Live Commentary: Tonga 10-17 Georgia - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's coverage of Georgia's surprise 17-10 win over Tonga at Kingsholm in the Rugby World Cup.
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Georgia Head Coach, Milton Haig celebrates victory and top spot in the group after the FIRA-AER European Nations Cup Division 1A match between Georgia and Romania at the Mikheil Meskhi Stadium on March 15, 2014
Milton Haig hails record-breaking scrum-half Vasil Lobzhanidze
Georgia head coach Milton Haig feels that scrum-half Vasil Lobzhanidze has a bright future for the team after becoming the youngest player in Rugby World Cup history.
Sep 19, 22:45
Georgia Head Coach, Milton Haig celebrates victory and top spot in the group after the FIRA-AER European Nations Cup Division 1A match between Georgia and Romania at the Mikheil Meskhi Stadium on March 15, 2014
Milton Haig calls for Georgia consistency
Georgia head coach Milton Haig calls for his side to show more consistency in order to reach the "next level" of international rugby.
Sep 19, 22:05
Tonga head coach Mana Otai pictured on August 28, 2015
Mana Otai: 'Georgia deserved victory'
Tonga head coach Mana Otai admits that Georgia deserved their 17-10 victory during the opening Pool C encounter at the Rugby World Cup.
Sep 19, 21:50
The Georgia team celebrate at the final whistle during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool C match between Tonga and Georgia at Kingsholm Stadium on September 19, 2015
Milton Haig: 'Tonga underestimated Georgia'
Georgia head coach Milton Haig reveals that a Tongan player admitted to underestimating the Europeans in their Rugby World Cup clash at Kingsholm.
Sep 19, 21:34
Georgia Head Coach, Milton Haig celebrates victory and top spot in the group after the FIRA-AER European Nations Cup Division 1A match between Georgia and Romania at the Mikheil Meskhi Stadium on March 15, 2014
Milton Haig: 'Georgia have taken first step towards history'
Georgia coach Milton Haig wants his side to create history by finishing inside the top three in Pool C, guaranteeing them automatic qualification for the 2019 World Cup.
Sep 19, 21:18
Tonga's Nili Latu lines up for the the national anthems during the Autumn International rugby union Test match between Scotland and Tonga at Rugby Park in Kilmarnock, Scotland on November 22, 2014
Tonga captain Nili Latu unhappy with TMO use
Tonga captain Nili Latu believes that referee Nigel Owens could have called upon his TMO more often during his side's defeat to Georgia at the Rugby World Cup.
Sep 19, 21:00
Georgia Head Coach, Milton Haig celebrates victory and top spot in the group after the FIRA-AER European Nations Cup Division 1A match between Georgia and Romania at the Mikheil Meskhi Stadium on March 15, 2014
Georgia head coach Milton Haig: 'TMO is necessary evil'
Georgia head coach Milton Haig believes that the TMO is a "necessary evil" after the video referee was once again brought into the spotlight at the Rugby World Cup.
Sep 19, 20:40
Tonga's Mamuka Gorgodze celebrates his try with teammate Sione Kalamafoni during the Rugby World Cup game with Georgia on September 19, 2015
Mamuka Gorgodze hails 'greatest win in Georgia history'
Georgia captain Mamuka Gorgodze declares his side's 17-10 victory over Tonga in the opening match of the 2015 Rugby World Cup as the greatest in the country's history.
Sep 19, 20:06
Georgia captain Mamuka Gorgodze scores his team's first try against Tonga in the Rugby World Cup on September 19, 2015
Mamuka Gorgodze talks up Georgia team performance
Georgia captain Mamuka Gorgodze tells Sports Mole that the whole team performed at "100%" during their win over Tonga at the Rugby World Cup.
Sep 19, 17:00
Tonga's Nili Latu lines up for the the national anthems during the Autumn International rugby union Test match between Scotland and Tonga at Rugby Park in Kilmarnock, Scotland on November 22, 2014
Nili Latu: 'Tonga weren't good enough'
Tonga captain Nili Latu tells Sports Mole that his side's struggles up front contributed to their World Cup defeat to Georgia at Kingsholm.
Sep 19, 16:44
Georgia Head Coach, Milton Haig celebrates victory and top spot in the group after the FIRA-AER European Nations Cup Division 1A match between Georgia and Romania at the Mikheil Meskhi Stadium on March 15, 2014
Milton Haig: 'Georgia victory down to hard work'
Georgia head coach Milton Haig tells Sports Mole that his side's victory over Tonga in their opening match of the Rugby World Cup was down to 'a lot of hard work'.
Sep 19, 16:32
Tonga head coach Mana Otai pictured on August 28, 2015
Mana Otai bemoans Tongan technical errors
Tonga head coach Mana Otai tells Sports Mole that "technical errors" played a part in his side's surprise defeat to Georgia in their Rugby World Cup opener.
Sep 19, 16:08
Tonga's Nili Latu lines up for the the national anthems during the Autumn International rugby union Test match between Scotland and Tonga at Rugby Park in Kilmarnock, Scotland on November 22, 2014
Tonga captain Nili Latu not giving up on quarter-final hopes
Tonga captain Nili Latu insists that his side will not give up on their quarter-final hopes despite suffering a damaging defeat to Georgia in their World Cup opener.
Sep 19, 15:55
Tonga's Mamuka Gorgodze celebrates his try with teammate Sione Kalamafoni during the Rugby World Cup game with Georgia on September 19, 2015
Georgia coach Milton Haig hails "crucial" Mamuka Gorgodze
Georgia head coach Milton Haig hails captain Mamuka Gorgodze after the number eight put in a man-of-the-match display to help his side to victory over Tonga.
Sep 19, 15:44
The Match
Match Report
Georgia squeeze past Tonga 17-10 in a bruising encounter in Pool C in the Rugby World Cup.
Live Commentary
Relive Sports Mole's coverage of Georgia's surprise 17-10 win over Tonga at Kingsholm in the Rugby World Cup.
HT Report
Georgia take a 10-3 lead into the halfway stage of their Rugby World Cup opener against Tonga courtesy of a try from captain Mamuka Gorgodze.



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