- Date of Birth2 Oct 1990
- BirthplaceTbilisi, Georgia
Experienced hooker Shalva Mamukashvili became the first Georgia international to sign for Tigers when he agreed a move to Welford Road in 2020.
Shalva his Test debut for Georgia in 2011 and played at the 2015 and 2019 Rugby World Cups.
His playing career began as a 17-year-old with RC Kochebi, where he gained his first international recognition, before moving to Armia Tbilisi.
In 2014, he joined Sale Sharks then had stints with Glasgow Warriors and in France with Montpellier, Toulon and Carcassonne before returning to Georgia in 2018 to join Locomotive. He also linking up with Enisei-STM ahead of the Rugby World Cup in Japan.