logo World Rugby RankingsTM, May 2016

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

"The original Internet rugby union world rankings"

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


Number of match results that were used to compute the rankings:
826 (gross) 227.3 (time-weighted)
Number [%] of these results that are correctly predicted by these rankings:
677 [82.0%] (gross) 198.1 [87.2%] (time-weighted)

New results contributing to this month's rankings

2016-04-09     Switzerland  29     Malta  3
2016-04-09     Czech Republic  26     Croatia  5
2016-04-09     Cyprus  15     Hungary  3
2016-04-09     Serbia  26     Austria  12
2016-04-16     Malta  30     Israel  9
2016-04-16     Switzerland  40     Croatia  15
2016-04-16     Latvia  37     Lithuania  7
2016-04-16     Serbia  23     Denmark  20
2016-04-16     Bosnia  33     Norway  17
2016-04-23     Uruguay  36     Brazil  14
2016-04-23     Chile  68     Paraguay  7
2016-04-23     Lithuania  47     Cyprus  15
2016-04-23     Turkey  45     Finland  12
2016-04-30     Japan  85     South Korea  0
2016-04-30     Chile  20     Brazil  20
2016-04-30     Uruguay  60     Paraguay  15
2016-04-30     Netherlands  40     Poland  16
2016-04-30     Ukraine  23     Sweden  10
2016-04-30     Luxembourg  19     Denmark  14
2016-04-30     Turkey  21     Norway  7

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