logo World Rugby RankingsTM, December 2014

(computed from international matches played through December 1st, 2014)

"The original Internet rugby union world rankings"

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RankTeamPrevious rankingChange
1New Zealand(1)
2Ireland(5)+3
3South Africa(2)-1
4England(3)-1
5Australia(4)-1
6Wales(6)
7France(7)
8Samoa(12)+4
9Scotland(8)-1
10Argentina(9)-1
11Fiji(13)+2
12Tonga(17)+5
13Georgia(11)-2
14Japan(10)-4
15Italy(14)-1
16United States(18)+2
17Romania(15)-2
18Canada(16)-2
19Uruguay(19)
20Russia(20)
21Spain(21)
22Portugal(23)+1
23Namibia(22)-1
24Hong Kong(24)
25Belgium(25)
26Zimbabwe(26)
27Kenya(27)
28Moldova(30)+2
29Germany(31)+2
30Chile(29)-1
31Ukraine(32)+1
32South Korea(28)-4
33Paraguay(33)
34Tunisia(34)
35Brazil(35)
36Madagascar(36)
37Uganda(37)
38Philippines(39)+1
39Sri Lanka(40)+1
40Poland(41)+1
41Netherlands(42)+1
42Czech Republic(43)+1
43Malta(44)+1
44Sweden(45)+1
45Lithuania(46)+1
46Switzerland(47)+1
47Croatia(48)+1
48Latvia(50)+2
49Cyprus(38)-11
50United Arab Emirates(51)+1
51Kazakhstan(52)+1
52Israel(53)+1
53Hungary(49)-4
54Singapore(58)+4
55Luxembourg(56)+1
56Austria(54)-2
57Andorra(57)
58Taiwan(59)+1
59Malaysia(64)+5
60Iran(65)+5
61Thailand(66)+5
62Slovenia(60)-2
63Denmark(61)-2
64Norway(62)-2
65Finland(68)+3
66Serbia(63)-3
67Greece(69)+2
68Bosnia(55)-13
69India(70)+1
70Bulgaria(67)-3
71China(71)
72Guam(72)
73Indonesia(73)
74Pakistan(74)


Number of match results that were used to compute the rankings:
823 (gross) 234.5 (time-weighted)
Number [%] of these results that are correctly predicted by these rankings:
662 [80.4%] (gross) 202.0 [86.1%] (time-weighted)

New results contributing to this month's rankings

2014-11-02     Latvia  16     Hungary  14
2014-11-07     Canada  17     Namibia  13
2014-11-08     New Zealand  24     England  21
2014-11-08     Australia  33     Wales  28
2014-11-08     Ireland  29     South Africa  15
2014-11-08     Scotland  41     Argentina  31
2014-11-08     France  40     Fiji  15
2014-11-08     Italy  24     Samoa  13
2014-11-08     Tonga  23     Georgia  9
2014-11-08     United States  27     Romania  17
2014-11-08     Russia  31     Hong Kong  10
2014-11-08     Moldova  29     Ukraine  15
2014-11-08     Czech Republic  27     Malta  13
2014-11-08     Croatia  31     Israel  20
2014-11-08     Luxembourg  18     Austria  13
2014-11-14     Argentina  20     Italy  18
2014-11-14     Samoa  23     Canada  13
2014-11-15     South Africa  31     England  28
2014-11-15     France  29     Australia  26
2014-11-15     New Zealand  24     Scotland  16
2014-11-15     Wales  17     Fiji  13
2014-11-15     Tonga  40     United States  12
2014-11-15     Japan  18     Romania  13
2014-11-15     Russia  39     Hong Kong  27
2014-11-15     Moldova  48     Poland  25
2014-11-15     Belgium  25     Ukraine  10
2014-11-15     Latvia  39     Cyprus  20
2014-11-16     Ireland  49     Georgia  7
2014-11-21     Fiji  20     United States  14
2014-11-22     New Zealand  34     Wales  16
2014-11-22     Argentina  18     France  13
2014-11-22     Ireland  26     Australia  23
2014-11-22     South Africa  22     Italy  6
2014-11-22     England  28     Samoa  9
2014-11-22     Scotland  37     Tonga  12
2014-11-22     Romania  18     Canada  9
2014-11-22     Portugal  29     Namibia  20
2014-11-22     Moldova  57     Sweden  8
2014-11-23     Georgia  35     Japan  24
2014-11-29     England  26     Australia  17
2014-11-29     Wales  12     South Africa  6

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