logo World Rugby RankingsTM, January 2017

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

"The original Internet rugby union world rankings"

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


Number of match results that were used to compute the rankings:
844 (gross) 228.6 (time-weighted)
Number [%] of these results that are correctly predicted by these rankings:
692.5 [82.0%] (gross) 199.0 [87.1%] (time-weighted)

New results contributing to this month's rankings

2016-12-03     England  37     Australia  21

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