logo World Rugby RankingsTM, December 2018

(computed from international matches played through December 1st, 2018)

"The original Internet rugby union world rankings"

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


Number of match results that were used to compute the rankings:
880 (gross) 253.2 (time-weighted)
Number [%] of these results that are correctly predicted by these rankings:
728.5 [82.8%] (gross) 223.8 [88.4%] (time-weighted)

New results contributing to this month's rankings

2018-11-03     England  12     South Africa  11
2018-11-03     New Zealand  69     Japan  31
2018-11-03     Wales  21     Scotland  10
2018-11-03     Ireland  54     Italy  7
2018-11-03     Poland  33     Lithuania  0
2018-11-03     Hungary  31     Moldova  16
2018-11-03     Sweden  10     Luxembourg  9
2018-11-03     Andorra  27     Slovakia  14
2018-11-10     New Zealand  16     England  15
2018-11-10     Wales  9     Australia  6
2018-11-10     Ireland  28     Argentina  17
2018-11-10     South Africa  29     France  26
2018-11-10     Scotland  54     Fiji  17
2018-11-10     United States  30     Samoa  29
2018-11-10     Italy  28     Georgia  17
2018-11-10     Romania  36     Portugal  6
2018-11-10     Russia  47     Namibia  20
2018-11-10     Ukraine  48     Hungary  24
2018-11-10     Israel  34     Cyprus  20
2018-11-10     Serbia  37     Slovakia  10
2018-11-11     Hong Kong  26     Germany  9
2018-11-11     Canada  65     Kenya  19
2018-11-17     Hong Kong  42     Kenya  17
2018-11-17     Canada  29     Germany  10
2018-11-17     Ireland  16     New Zealand  9
2018-11-17     Australia  26     Italy  7
2018-11-17     France  28     Argentina  13
2018-11-17     South Africa  26     Scotland  20
2018-11-17     United States  31     Romania  5
2018-11-17     Fiji  68     Uruguay  7
2018-11-17     Georgia  27     Samoa  19
2018-11-17     Wales  74     Tonga  24
2018-11-17     Spain  34     Namibia  13
2018-11-17     England  35     Japan  15
2018-11-23     Canada  27     Hong Kong  10
2018-11-23     Germany  43     Kenya  6
2018-11-24     England  37     Australia  18
2018-11-24     Wales  20     South Africa  11
2018-11-24     Scotland  14     Argentina  9
2018-11-24     New Zealand  66     Italy  3
2018-11-24     Fiji  21     France  14
2018-11-24     Ireland  57     United States  14
2018-11-24     Georgia  20     Tonga  9
2018-11-24     Japan  32     Russia  27
2018-11-24     Uruguay  27     Romania  20
2018-11-24     Samoa  28     Spain  10
2018-11-24     Namibia  29     Portugal  23
2018-11-24     Netherlands  36     Switzerland  15

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