logo World Rugby RankingsTM, December 2021

(computed from international matches played through December 1st, 2021)

"The original Internet rugby union world rankings"

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


Number of match results that were used to compute the rankings:
585 (gross) 150.9 (time-weighted)
Number [%] of these results that are correctly predicted by these rankings:
475 [81.2%] (gross) 130.3 [86.3%] (time-weighted)

New results contributing to this month's rankings

2021-11-06     England  69     Tonga  3
2021-11-06     South Africa  23     Wales  18
2021-11-06     France  29     Argentina  20
2021-11-06     Ireland  60     Japan  5
2021-11-06     New Zealand  47     Italy  9
2021-11-06     Fiji  43     Spain  13
2021-11-06     Portugal  20     Canada  17
2021-11-06     Russia  35     Netherlands  8
2021-11-06     Czech Republic  31     Hungary  13
2021-11-06     Croatia  48     Slovenia  3
2021-11-07     Scotland  15     Australia  13
2021-11-07     Romania  29     Uruguay  14
2021-11-12     Lithuania  28     Switzerland  20
2021-11-13     Argentina  37     Italy  16
2021-11-13     South Africa  30     Scotland  15
2021-11-13     Canada  24     Belgium  0
2021-11-13     Ireland  29     New Zealand  20
2021-11-13     Japan  38     Portugal  25
2021-11-13     England  32     Australia  15
2021-11-13     Romania  56     Netherlands  15
2021-11-13     Poland  21     Germany  16
2021-11-13     Croatia  29     Cyprus  8
2021-11-13     Malta  15     Israel  13
2021-11-14     Zimbabwe  24     Brazil  22
2021-11-14     France  41     Georgia  15
2021-11-14     Namibia  60     Kenya  24
2021-11-14     Wales  38     Fiji  23
2021-11-14     Spain  49     Russia  12
2021-11-20     Kenya  36     Brazil  30
2021-11-20     Chile  30     Russia  29
2021-11-20     Scotland  29     Japan  20
2021-11-20     Italy  17     Uruguay  10
2021-11-20     Namibia  41     Zimbabwe  10
2021-11-20     Fiji  15     Georgia  15
2021-11-20     England  27     South Africa  26
2021-11-20     Romania  32     Tonga  20
2021-11-20     Wales  29     Australia  28
2021-11-20     France  40     New Zealand  25
2021-11-20     Poland  37     Switzerland  25
2021-11-21     Ireland  53     Argentina  7
2021-11-26     Chile  42     Russia  27
2021-11-27     Czech Republic  39     Luxembourg  12

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