logo World Rugby RankingsTM, September 2016

(computed from international matches played through September 1st, 2016)

"The original Internet rugby union world rankings"

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


Number of match results that were used to compute the rankings:
849 (gross) 227.3 (time-weighted)
Number [%] of these results that are correctly predicted by these rankings:
692.5 [81.6%] (gross) 198.7 [87.4%] (time-weighted)

New results contributing to this month's rankings

2013-06-11     Namibia  35     Senegal  12
2013-06-15     Senegal  41     Botswana  5
2013-11-08     Senegal  33     Cote d'Ivoire  10
2014-06-10     Tunisia  22     Senegal  14
2014-06-14     Senegal  32     Uganda  31
2015-03-14     Senegal  20     Cote d'Ivoire  14
2015-07-08     Botswana  26     Senegal  21
2015-07-11     Cote d'Ivoire  22     Senegal  19
2016-06-19     Senegal  30     Madagascar  24
2016-08-06     Namibia  60     Zimbabwe  22
2016-08-20     New Zealand  42     Australia  8
2016-08-20     South Africa  30     Argentina  23
2016-08-27     New Zealand  29     Australia  9
2016-08-27     Argentina  26     South Africa  24
2016-08-27     Kenya  34     Hong Kong  10

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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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