logo World Rugby RankingsTM, January 2021

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

"The original Internet rugby union world rankings"

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


Number of match results that were used to compute the rankings:
686 (gross) 126.1 (time-weighted)
Number [%] of these results that are correctly predicted by these rankings:
557 [81.2%] (gross) 107.4 [85.2%] (time-weighted)

New results contributing to this month's rankings

2020-11-21     Portugal  30     Brazil  10
2020-11-28     Portugal  33     Brazil  13
2020-12-05     Australia  16     Argentina  16
2020-12-05     Fiji  38     Georgia  24
2020-12-05     Ireland  31     Scotland  16
2020-12-05     Wales  38     Italy  18
2020-12-05     England  22     France  19

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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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