Rugby. Italy, Georgia, Uruguay, Portugal, Romania, the results of their summer tours

What are the results for Italy, Georgia and Portugal? (© Icon Sport)

WhileIreland created the feat New Zealandwhat’England returned victorious from his tour in Australia and that theFrench team came at the end of Japanother world rugby nations played their summer tours and we can say that the world order was not altered but heavily questioned.

Italy struggles to confirm

We had left the Italians at the end of the VI Nations Tournament in a win in Cardiff against Wales (21-22) and this summer tour had to confirm his recovery. The menu, Portugal, Romania i Georgia in that order. From the first game against the Portuguese, the Italians were close to the correctional. Deprived of Paolo Garbisi i Monty Ioane, the Transalpines came out victorious 31-38 without having led even a second during the match. A week later in Bucharest against Romania, the Italians made sure to win with a river score of 45 to 13 after leading 45 to 6. A good omen before facing their main rival: Georgia. Unfortunately for the Italians, this meeting did not go as planned. Overwhelmed by the commitment and enthusiasm of the Georgians, the Nazionale lost 28-19 and finished the summer tour in 14th place in the World Rugby rankings.

Georgia continues to grow

Georgia precisely that, therefore, beat Italy and even almost stuck to the scalp of another major world rugby nation. Indeed, for their first game of the summer tour, the Lelos only lost 24 to 30 against a team from Argentina twice but still after a great game. And finally, the Georgians overcame a sticky Portugal (23-14) that also advances year after year to finish in 12th place in the World Rugby rankings at the end of this international window, two places ahead of Italy … Enough to revive a certain debate about a possible rift between the first of the VI Nations B (European Rugby Championship) and the last of the VI Nations that are often these two countries. Note that the side or side of Lyon, Davit Niniashvili (20 years old), it was awesome again.

Romania and Uruguay in halftones

He Romania it continues with a victory and a defeat against Uruguay. On Saturday, July 9, the Romanians prevailed (22-30) in pain, thanks, above all, to an important dominance of the strikers. number 9, Gabriel Rupanu was decisive in the Romanian success with 15 points scored. Note that the team has far fewer players playing in the French championships than in the past. After being crushed by Italy (45-13), Romania lost on Sunday 17 July againstUruguay (26-20).

Therefore, the Uruguayan team fell first against Romania before taking its revenge during the second test. However, largely dominated in the conquest, the comrades of the opening Felipe Berchesi (Dax) and the Nice half scrum, Augustin Ormaechea, resisted to finally win. Ultimately, the two nations with similar results will not have been able to decide.

An attractive Portugal that does not win

Portugal did not qualify for the 2023 World Cup in France after being defeated against Spain (33-28). During this summer tour, the men of the coach and former French international Patrice Lagisquet (46 games), initially did better than resist against Italy (defeat 38-31) before losing again in an impressive match against Argentina B (35-52).

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In the last match against Georgia, the Portuguese fought for a long time but lost against a renewed Lelos (10 changes over the victory against Italy). In the end, the teammates of Mike Tadjer, Samuel Marques i Vicent Pinto to cross a course and win victories.

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