logo World Rugby RankingsTM, September 2017

(computed from international matches played through September 4th, 2017)

"The original Internet rugby union world rankings"

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


Number of match results that were used to compute the rankings:
835 (gross) 220.3 (time-weighted)
Number [%] of these results that are correctly predicted by these rankings:
692.5 [82.9%] (gross) 192.3 [87.3%] (time-weighted)

New results contributing to this month's rankings

2017-08-05     Uganda  38     Zimbabwe  12
2017-08-05     Tunisia  26     Senegal  18
2017-08-19     New Zealand  54     Australia  34
2017-08-19     South Africa  37     Argentina  15
2017-08-20     Kenya  19     Hong Kong  19
2017-08-26     New Zealand  35     Australia  29
2017-08-26     South Africa  41     Argentina  23

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