logo World Rugby RankingsTM, August 2016

(computed from international matches played through August 4th, 2016)

"The original Internet rugby union world rankings"

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


Number of match results that were used to compute the rankings:
838 (gross) 235.3 (time-weighted)
Number [%] of these results that are correctly predicted by these rankings:
688 [82.1%] (gross) 206.6 [87.8%] (time-weighted)

New results contributing to this month's rankings

2013-06-11     Tunisia  43     Botswana  12
2014-06-10     Cote d'Ivoire  22     Uganda  19
2014-06-14     Tunisia  26     Cote d'Ivoire  6
2015-07-05     Madagascar  36     Botswana  18
2015-07-05     Uganda  40     Cote d'Ivoire  11
2015-07-08     Madagascar  30     Cote d'Ivoire  26
2015-07-11     Uganda  59     Botswana  10
2016-06-26     Tunisia  43     Botswana  10
2016-06-29     Cote d'Ivoire  20     Botswana  13
2016-07-02     Namibia  40     Uganda  31
2016-07-02     Tunisia  50     Cote d'Ivoire  5
2016-07-09     Kenya  61     Zimbabwe  15
2016-07-16     Namibia  56     Kenya  21
2016-07-23     Uganda  34     Zimbabwe  27
2016-07-30     Kenya  45     Uganda  24

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