logo World Rugby RankingsTM, January 2020

(computed from international matches played through January 1st, 2020)

"The original Internet rugby union world rankings"

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


Number of match results that were used to compute the rankings:
870 (gross) 227.9 (time-weighted)
Number [%] of these results that are correctly predicted by these rankings:
707 [81.3%] (gross) 201.0 [88.2%] (time-weighted)

New results contributing to this month's rankings

2019-11-09     Brazil  26     Portugal  24
2019-11-09     Netherlands  64     Ukraine  8
2019-11-09     Malta  42     Slovenia  14
2019-11-09     Andorra  45     Bosnia  10
2019-11-16     Portugal  23     Chile  18
2019-11-16     Hong Kong  36     Belgium  17
2019-11-16     Switzerland  40     Lithuania  9
2019-11-16     Moldova  49     Austria  12
2019-11-23     Malta  18     Cyprus  16
2019-11-23     Spain  29     Hong Kong  7
2019-11-23     Poland  23     Switzerland  20
2019-11-23     Netherlands  37     Germany  7

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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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