Rugby union-Italy score four tries in win over Georgia
Italy scored four tries, including one by Tommaso Allan who also kicked two penalties and a conversion, in the first meeting of the sides since 2003.
The game was seen as an unofficial test of Italy's right to stay in the Six Nations, where they have not won a match since 2015 and have finished bottom for the last three seasons.
Georgia have won the Europe International Championships -- effectively a second-tier event -- for eight of the last 10 seasons but there is no promotion and relegation between the two competitions.
Italy increased their lead with further tries by Simone Ferrari and Allan. Matiashvili converted a penalty in between and Georgia reduced the arrears with a penalty try. (Writing by Brian Homewood; Editing by Ken Ferris)
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