logo World Rugby RankingsTM, December 2022

(computed from international matches played through December 1st, 2022)

"The original Internet rugby union world rankings"

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


Number of match results that were used to compute the rankings:
537 (gross) 168.7 (time-weighted)
Number [%] of these results that are correctly predicted by these rankings:
426.5 [79.4%] (gross) 143.4 [85.0%] (time-weighted)

New results contributing to this month's rankings

2022-11-05     France  30     Australia  29
2022-11-05     Ireland  19     South Africa  16
2022-11-05     New Zealand  55     Wales  23
2022-11-05     Scotland  28     Fiji  12
2022-11-05     Italy  49     Samoa  17
2022-11-05     Tonga  40     Spain  6
2022-11-05     Romania  30     Chile  23
2022-11-05     Switzerland  69     Sweden  12
2022-11-05     Lithuania  39     Ukraine  20
2022-11-05     Bulgaria  34     Israel  15
2022-11-06     Argentina  30     England  29
2022-11-06     Georgia  34     Uruguay  18
2022-11-06     United States  68     Kenya  14
2022-11-06     Portugal  42     Hong Kong  14
2022-11-12     France  30     South Africa  26
2022-11-12     Wales  20     Argentina  13
2022-11-12     England  52     Japan  13
2022-11-12     Italy  28     Australia  27
2022-11-12     Ireland  35     Fiji  17
2022-11-12     Portugal  85     Kenya  0
2022-11-12     Samoa  20     Georgia  19
2022-11-12     United States  49     Hong Kong  7
2022-11-12     Tonga  39     Chile  10
2022-11-12     Spain  34     Namibia  15
2022-11-12     Canada  37     Netherlands  25
2022-11-12     Switzerland  45     Lithuania  6
2022-11-12     Czech Republic  39     Moldova  13
2022-11-12     Israel  22     Cyprus  21
2022-11-13     New Zealand  31     Scotland  23
2022-11-13     Uruguay  21     Romania  16
2022-11-18     Hong Kong  22     Kenya  18
2022-11-18     United States  16     Portugal  16
2022-11-19     Ireland  13     Australia  10
2022-11-19     New Zealand  25     England  25
2022-11-19     Scotland  52     Argentina  29
2022-11-19     Georgia  13     Wales  12
2022-11-19     South Africa  63     Italy  21
2022-11-19     Namibia  43     Canada  37
2022-11-19     Tonga  43     Uruguay  19
2022-11-19     Samoa  22     Romania  0
2022-11-20     France  35     Japan  17
2022-11-26     South Africa  27     England  13
2022-11-26     Australia  39     Wales  34

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