logo World Rugby RankingsTM, December 2017

(computed from international matches played through December 1st, 2017)

"The original Internet rugby union world rankings"

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


Number of match results that were used to compute the rankings:
831 (gross) 243.5 (time-weighted)
Number [%] of these results that are correctly predicted by these rankings:
690.5 [83.1%] (gross) 216.3 [88.8%] (time-weighted)

New results contributing to this month's rankings

2016-10-01     Hungary  53     Estonia  5
2016-10-22     Finland  51     Estonia  6
2017-04-29     Denmark  75     Estonia  12
2017-05-06     Norway  43     Estonia  16
2017-11-04     Australia  60     Japan  30
2017-11-04     Lithuania  22     Ukraine  12
2017-11-04     Malta  56     Croatia  8
2017-11-10     Russia  16     Hong Kong  13
2017-11-10     Chile  23     Kenya  3
2017-11-11     New Zealand  38     France  18
2017-11-11     England  21     Argentina  8
2017-11-11     Ireland  38     South Africa  3
2017-11-11     Australia  29     Wales  21
2017-11-11     Scotland  44     Samoa  38
2017-11-11     Georgia  54     Canada  22
2017-11-11     Italy  19     Fiji  10
2017-11-11     Germany  45     Brazil  12
2017-11-11     Netherlands  59     Moldova  7
2017-11-11     Israel  44     Bosnia  8
2017-11-11     Luxembourg  65     Estonia  0
2017-11-11     Cyprus  42     Austria  5
2017-11-14     Russia  31     Kenya  10
2017-11-14     Hong Kong  13     Chile  6
2017-11-18     New Zealand  22     Scotland  17
2017-11-18     England  30     Australia  6
2017-11-18     Ireland  23     Fiji  20
2017-11-18     South Africa  18     France  17
2017-11-18     Argentina  31     Italy  15
2017-11-18     Wales  13     Georgia  6
2017-11-18     Japan  39     Tonga  6
2017-11-18     Romania  17     Samoa  13
2017-11-18     Uruguay  52     Namibia  36
2017-11-18     United States  46     Germany  17
2017-11-18     Canada  37     Spain  27
2017-11-18     Brazil  23     Belgium  19
2017-11-18     Poland  13     Moldova  0
2017-11-18     Netherlands  30     Switzerland  17
2017-11-18     Portugal  45     Czech Republic  12
2017-11-18     Russia  42     Chile  11
2017-11-18     Hong Kong  40     Kenya  30
2017-11-25     New Zealand  33     Wales  18
2017-11-25     England  48     Samoa  14
2017-11-25     Scotland  53     Australia  24
2017-11-25     Ireland  31     Argentina  13
2017-11-25     South Africa  35     Italy  6
2017-11-25     France  23     Japan  23
2017-11-25     Georgia  21     United States  20
2017-11-25     Fiji  57     Canada  17
2017-11-25     Uruguay  39     Namibia  34
2017-11-25     Tonga  25     Romania  20
2017-11-25     Spain  67     Brazil  28
2017-11-25     Chile  32     Germany  10
2017-11-25     Switzerland  22     Moldova  20

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