Zurabi Zhvania rugby player
Zurabi Zhvania rugby player

Zurabi Zhvania

23rd Sep 1991 1.79m/125kg Loosehead Prop

Zhvania moved to France from Georgian club Aia Kutaisi as a 19-year-old in 2011, and has since made 100 senior appearances for the Paris-based Top 14 outfit.

During his time at the Stade Jean Bouin his club lifted the domestic title in 2015 and won the European Challenge Cup two years later.

Zhavania made his international debut in 2013, since when he has won 34 caps and scored ten tries as part of Georgia’s renowned powerhouse pack.

In July 2018, he signed for Wasps and has since become the fifth Georgian to appear in the Premiership, and the third front-row forward following Sale’s Shavla Mamukashvili and Worcester hooker Jaba Bregvadze.

He joins Wasps after six seasons with Stade Francais.

His first season in the Black and Gold saw the big prop make 23 appearances, particularly impressing around the park as he scored a well-taken try in a memorable away victory at Exeter Chiefs in April 2019

Career

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Loosehead Prop
2018 - present
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Loosehead Prop
2012 - 2018
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Loosehead Prop
2014 - 2019