Japan beat Georgia with late try

2015-09-05 22:14

London - Japan completed their Rugby World Cup preparations with a last-gasp 13-10 victory against Georgia in Gloucester on Saturday.

Georgia had lost the two previous games played since arriving in England but thought they had stopped the rot as a Muraz Giorgadze try had them leading 10-6 heading into the final minutes.

However, Amanaki Lelei Mafu broke through to score a converted try to snatch the win for Japan.

Japan, who are coached by Eddie Jones, are in pool B in the World Cup and kick off against South Africa on September 19, while Georgia start against Tonga in Pool C on the same day back at Gloucester.

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