logo World Rugby RankingsTM, April 2016

(computed from international matches played through April 3rd, 2016)

"The original Internet rugby union world rankings"

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RankTeamPrevious rankingChange
1New Zealand(1)
2Australia(2)
3South Africa(3)
4England(5)+1
5Wales(4)-1
6Ireland(7)+1
7Scotland(9)+2
8Argentina(6)-2
9France(8)-1
10Fiji(10)
11Tonga(11)
12Japan(12)
13Italy(13)
14Samoa(14)
15United States(15)
16Georgia(16)
17Romania(17)
18Canada(18)
19Namibia(19)
20Uruguay(20)
21Russia(21)
22Kenya(22)
23Spain(23)
24Hong Kong(25)+1
25Germany(24)-1
26Portugal(26)
27South Korea(27)
28Chile(28)
29Ukraine(29)
30Belgium(30)
31Uganda(31)
32Zimbabwe(32)
33Tunisia(33)
34Paraguay(34)
35Brazil(35)
36Switzerland(40)+4
37Madagascar(36)-1
38Sri Lanka(37)-1
39Poland(38)-1
40Czech Republic(41)+1
41Moldova(42)+1
42Netherlands(39)-3
43Sweden(43)
44Croatia(44)
45Malta(45)
46Lithuania(46)
47Malaysia(48)+1
48Latvia(50)+2
49Israel(47)-2
50Kazakhstan(52)+2
51United Arab Emirates(54)+3
52Philippines(55)+3
53Andorra(49)-4
54Cyprus(51)-3
55Singapore(57)+2
56Luxembourg(53)-3
57Hungary(56)-1
58Taiwan(58)
59Slovenia(60)+1
60Serbia(61)+1
61Thailand(59)-2
62Austria(62)
63Bosnia(63)
64Denmark(64)
65Norway(65)
66Bulgaria(66)
67Finland(67)
68Greece(68)
69Turkey(69)


Number of match results that were used to compute the rankings:
834 (gross) 224.3 (time-weighted)
Number [%] of these results that are correctly predicted by these rankings:
673.5 [80.8%] (gross) 194.4 [86.7%] (time-weighted)

New results contributing to this month's rankings

2016-03-12     England  25     Wales  21
2016-03-12     Ireland  58     Italy  15
2016-03-12     Georgia  24     Russia  7
2016-03-12     Spain  39     Portugal  7
2016-03-12     Romania  61     Germany  7
2016-03-12     Belgium  10     Moldova  9
2016-03-13     Scotland  29     France  18
2016-03-19     Wales  67     Italy  14
2016-03-19     England  31     France  21
2016-03-19     Ireland  35     Scotland  25
2016-03-19     Georgia  38     Romania  9
2016-03-19     Russia  53     Portugal  21
2016-03-19     Spain  17     Germany  17
2016-03-19     Belgium  21     Poland  19
2016-03-19     Moldova  22     Netherlands  13
2016-03-26     Latvia  34     Andorra  10
2016-04-02     Czech Republic  40     Israel  19

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The World Rugby Rankings are updated monthly, shortly after the start of the month. (The most recently computed rankings can be found at http://wrr.live555.com/)

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