logo World Rugby RankingsTM, May 2017

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

"The original Internet rugby union world rankings"

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


Number of match results that were used to compute the rankings:
840 (gross) 225.1 (time-weighted)
Number [%] of these results that are correctly predicted by these rankings:
685 [81.5%] (gross) 193.4 [85.9%] (time-weighted)

New results contributing to this month's rankings

2017-04-08     Poland  14     Netherlands  13
2017-04-08     Israel  57     Andorra  17
2017-04-08     Bosnia  22     Slovenia  15
2017-04-15     Czech Republic  54     Latvia  3
2017-04-22     Japan  47     South Korea  29
2017-04-22     Switzerland  22     Poland  12
2017-04-22     Lithuania  24     Luxembourg  12
2017-04-22     Malta  39     Israel  10
2017-04-22     Denmark  53     Finland  5
2017-04-22     Hungary  42     Norway  7
2017-04-22     Austria  13     Slovenia  0
2017-04-22     Bosnia  21     Serbia  10
2017-04-29     Japan  80     South Korea  10
2017-04-29     Latvia  16     Sweden  9
2017-04-29     Malta  14     Croatia  14
2017-04-29     Serbia  29     Austria  12

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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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