logo World Rugby RankingsTM, January 2018

(computed from international matches played through January 2nd, 2018)

"The original Internet rugby union world rankings"

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RankTeamPrevious rankingChange
1New Zealand(1)
2Ireland(2)
3England(3)
4Scotland(6)+2
5Australia(7)+2
6Wales(8)+2
7South Africa(4)-3
8Argentina(9)+1
9France(5)-4
10Fiji(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)
23Hong Kong(23)
24Chile(24)
25Germany(25)
26Kenya(26)
27Brazil(27)
28Belgium(28)
29Portugal(29)
30Uganda(30)
31South Korea(31)
32Netherlands(32)
33Switzerland(33)
34Czech Republic(34)
35Poland(35)
36Lithuania(36)
37Moldova(37)
38Ukraine(38)
39Paraguay(39)
40Malta(40)
41Croatia(41)
42Tunisia(42)
43Zimbabwe(43)
44Senegal(44)
45Israel(45)
46Madagascar(46)
47Latvia(47)
48Sweden(48)
49Luxembourg(49)
50Cote d'Ivoire(50)
51Sri Lanka(51)
52Philippines(56)+4
53Botswana(52)-1
54Andorra(53)-1
55Cyprus(54)-1
56Hungary(55)-1
57Austria(57)
58Bosnia(58)
59Slovenia(59)
60Serbia(60)
61Denmark(61)
62Turkey(62)
63Finland(63)
64Norway(64)
65Bulgaria(65)
66Estonia(66)


Number of match results that were used to compute the rankings:
830 (gross) 225.9 (time-weighted)
Number [%] of these results that are correctly predicted by these rankings:
690.5 [83.2%] (gross) 200.7 [88.9%] (time-weighted)

New results contributing to this month's rankings

2017-12-02     Wales  24     South Africa  22

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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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