venue: Radnicki Stadium, Belgrade
13th May 2006
Full Match Report
2008 RLWC PRELIMINARY QUALIFIER
Serbia were soundly beaten by a Georgian side, coached by experienced Englishman Vinny Webb, that was making its first foray into international rugby league. Merab Kuirikashvili was the star of the one-sided show, grabbing a hat-trick of tries, six goals and a field goal for a 25-point haul.
Serbia, yet to record a victory in international rugby league following its 2003 and 2004 Mediterranean Cup campaigns, scored a try in each half through Nenad Tomic and Zoran Pesic.
Dalibor Vukanovic, Dimitris Daly, Nenad Tomic, Milan Dordevic, Zoran Pesic, Luka Simeunovic, Mate Granvic, Radoslav Novakovic, Jovan Vujosevic, Mario Milosavljevic, Marko Jankovic, David Milovanovic, Marko Zebeljan. Subs (all used): Valcic Radovan, Milos Milinkovic, Soni Radvanovic, Darko Nerandzic
George Asatiani, Lexo Gugava, Manughar Namchevadze, Alexandre Gilauri, Zviadi Koberidze, Merab Kuirikashvili, George Sordia, Tornike Ashvetia, Beqa Kurashvili, George Khositashvili, Nikoloz Mkheidze, Shalva Sutiashivili, Kakhaber Kobakhidze. Subs (all used): Pridon Udesiani, Vakhtang Akhvlediani, Roin Chikvaidze, George Nemsadze