logo World Rugby RankingsTM, September 2015

(computed from international matches played through September 2nd, 2015)

"The original Internet rugby union world rankings"

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


Number of match results that were used to compute the rankings:
799 (gross) 208.4 (time-weighted)
Number [%] of these results that are correctly predicted by these rankings:
636.5 [79.7%] (gross) 177.4 [85.1%] (time-weighted)

New results contributing to this month's rankings

2015-08-08     Australia  27     New Zealand  19
2015-08-08     Argentina  37     South Africa  25
2015-08-08     Ireland  35     Wales  21
2015-08-08     Namibia  46     Kenya  13
2015-08-15     New Zealand  41     Australia  13
2015-08-15     South Africa  26     Argentina  12
2015-08-15     England  19     France  14
2015-08-15     Ireland  28     Scotland  22
2015-08-15     Namibia  80     Zimbabwe  6
2015-08-22     France  25     England  20
2015-08-22     Scotland  16     Italy  12
2015-08-22     Japan  30     Uruguay  8
2015-08-22     United States  41     Canada  23
2015-08-29     Wales  16     Ireland  10
2015-08-29     Scotland  48     Italy  7
2015-08-29     Japan  40     Uruguay  0
2015-09-02     Canada  16     Georgia  15

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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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