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WORLD INTERNATIONAL RUGBY RANKINGS
GWC SYSTEM 2017 STANDINGS
As at 25 March 2017
    IRB RUGBY RANKINGS
2017 STANDINGS
As at 20 March 2017
WORLD TABLE  16 15 14 13 12 11 10   WORLD TABLE PTS
1 NEW ZEALAND * 1 1 4 1 2 1 4 1 NEW ZEALAND 94.78
2 FRANCE  11 8 11 8 3 4 6 2 ENGLAND 89.53
3 WALES  6 4 2 6 11 5 9 3 AUSTRALIA 86.35
4 IRELAND  2 7 1 9 8 6 7 4 IRELAND 84.66
5 ENGLAND  3 5 8 7 1 8 2 5 SCOTLAND 82.18
6 SCOTLAND  9 9 5 4 7 9 5 6 FRANCE 82.00
7 TONGA * 4 15 14 18 6 10 14 7 SOUTH AFRICA 81.79
8 ITALY  5 11 7 13 12 12 10 8 WALES 81.36
9 SOUTH AFRICA * 7 3 3 2 5 3 1 9 ARGENTINA 79.91
10 AUSTRALIA * 8 2 9 3 4 2 3 10 FIJI 76.46
11 ARGENTINA * 10 6 6 12 9 7 8 11 JAPAN 74.22
12 FIJI * 12 12 12 15 13 15 11 12 GEORGIA 74.14
13 JAPAN * 13 10 13 5 14 13 13 13 TONGA 71.94
14 ROMANIA  16 17 17 16 22 18 21 14 SAMOA 71.25
15 GEORGIA  14 14 15 10 21 16 15 15 ITALY 71.17
16 SAMOA * 15 13 10 11 10 11 12 16 ROMANIA 68.93
17 SPAIN   18 23 21 22 20 21 19 17 UNITED STATES 66.79
18 RUSSIA  28 20 19 19 19 20 23 18 SPAIN 63.05
19 GERMANY  17 27 27 X X X 24 19 NAMIBIA 62.78
20 UNITED STATES  26 16 16 14 18 17 17 20 RUSSIA 61.75
21 URUGUAY  19 21 18 21 17 22 22 21 URUGUAY 61.24
22 NAMIBIA * 20 19 26 X 23 19 20 22 CANADA 59.63
23 KENYA * 21 22 X X X 25 X 23 KENYA 59.28
24 PORTUGAL * 22 25 22 20 16 23 18 24 GERMANY 59.04
25 BRAZIL  23 35 X 27 X 26 X 25 PORTUGAL 58.87
26 KOREA * 24 28 X X X X X 26 HONG KONG 56.50
27 CANADA  27 18 20 17 15 14 16 27 BELGIUM 55.87
28 CHILE  25 34 X 26 31 X 30 28 KOREA 55.50
29 HONG KONG * 29 24 23 23 25 24 28 29 CHILE 53.91
30 UGANDA * 30 X X X X X X 30 BRAZIL 53.45
31 ZIMBABWE * 31 26 25 X 27 X X 31 ZIMBABWE 49.99
32 PARAGUAY * 32 33 X X 29 X X 32 PARAGUAY 48.77
33 COLOMBIA * 33 X 28 X X X X 33 COLOMBIA 48.66
34 MEXICO * 34 X 29 28 X X X 34 UGANDA 47.74
35 PAPUA NEW GUINEA * 35 X X X X X X 35 MEXICO 45.62
36 BELGIUM  X X 24 24 24 X 26 36 PAPUA NEW GUINEA 39.27
X TUNISIA * X 29 X 25 26 X 29      
X MALAYSIA * X 30 X X X X X  
X ALGERIA * X 31 X X X X X  
X KAZAKHSTAN * X 32 X X X X 27  
X MADAGASCAR * X X X 29 X X X  
X SRI LANKA * X X X 30 X X X  
X POLAND * X X X 31 X X X  
X UNITED ARAB EMIRATES * X X X X 28 27 X  
X BERMUDA * X X X X 30 X X  
X NORWAY * X X X X X X 31  
X NETHERLANDS * X X X X X X 25  
                 
* Has not played cross-continental test rugby in 2017

Note: Providing the side has played cross-continental test rugby in the last 7 years a side can remain on the world table providing they are playing at the highest level in their continent; e.g-6 Nations, Rugby Championship, REC 1A, Asia Top 3, Pacific Nations Cup, CONSUR Cup, Africa Cup 1A & Americas Rugby Championship.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                    IRB RUGBY RANKINGS
AFRICA TABLE  16 15 14 13 12 11 10   AFRICA TABLE PTS
1 SOUTH AFRICA * 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 SOUTH AFRICA 81.79
2 NAMIBIA * 2 2 2 2 8 X 2 2 NAMIBIA 62.78
3 KENYA  * 3 4 4 4 3 2 6 3 KENYA 59.28
4 UGANDA * 4 8 9 6 2 5 5 4 ZIMBABWE 49.99
5 ZIMBABWE * 5 3 3 3 4 4 10 5 SENEGAL 48.79
6 SENEGAL * 6 11 8 8 7 6 8 6 TUNISIA 48.19
7 MADAGASCAR * 7 5 5 5 6 7 11 7 UGANDA 47.74
8 MOROCCO * 8 X X 10 9 X 4 8 MADAGASCAR 47.43
9 TUNISIA * 9 7 6 7 5 3 3 9 IVORY COAST 45.76
10 ALGERIA * 10 6 10 X 15 X 22 10 MOROCCO 45.18
11 IVORY COAST * 11 10 7 9 11 X 7 11 BOTSWANA 40.99
12 BOTSWANA * 12 9 11 11 10 10 12 12 NIGERIA 37.73
13 NIGERIA * 13 14 14 12 14 22 X 13 ZAMBIA 35.80
14 MAURITIUS * 14 12 12 15 13 12 13 14 MAURITIUS 33.86
15 ZAMBIA * 15 13 13 13 12 8 14    
16 CONGO KINSHASA * 16 16 16 23 X X 20      
17 RWANDA * 17 17 17 21 X 20 26  
18 LESOTHO * 18 18 20 X X X X  
19 GHANA * 19 23 X 17 X 15 17  
20 TOGO * 20 24 X 19 X 18 19  
21 BURUNDI * 21 X 18 22 X 21 27  
22 MALAWI * 22 X X X X X X  
X REUNION * X 25 X X X 11 15  
X SWAZILAND * X 19 19 X 16 X X  
X MALI * X 20 X 18 X 13 21  
X NIGER * X 21 X 14 X 14 16  
X BENIN * X 22 X 20 X 19 22  
X BURKINO FASO * X 15 15 16 X 16 18  
X CONGO BRAZZAVILLE * X X X 24 X X 29  
X CAMEROUN  * X X X X X 9 X  
X CHAD * X X X X X 17 X  
X TANZANIA * X X X X X X 21  
X EGYPT * X X X X X X 23  
X MAURITANIA * X X X X X X 24  
X LIBYA * X X X X X X 25  
  * Did not play in 2016                
   
                    IRB RUGBY RANKINGS
ASIA TABLE  16 15 14 13 12 11 10   ASIA TABLE PTS
1 JAPAN * 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 JAPAN 74.22
2 HONG KONG * 2 2 2 3 3 2 4 2 HONG KONG 56.50
3 KOREA * 3 3 3 2 2 6 3 3 KOREA 55.50
4 MALAYSIA * 4 8 10 11 11 9 9 4 SRI LANKA 48.71
5 SRI LANKA * 5 4 7 6 7 5 8 5 MALAYSIA 45.55
6 SINGAPORE * 6 7 5 8 9 7 5 6 PHILIPPINES 44.20
7 PHILIPPINES * 7 5 4 4 6 8 12 7 SINGAPORE 42.90
8 UNITED ARAB EMIRATES * 8 9 6 5 4 3 X 8 UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 38.49
9 THAILAND * 9 11 11 10 10 11 11 9 GUAM 37.85
10 QATAR * 10 X 12 14 21 20 X 10 THAILAND 36.76
11 LEBANON * 11 12 14 18 22 22 24 11 UZBEKISTAN 31.29
12 IRAN  12 13 13 12 12 12 13 12 INDONESIA 28.73
13 UZBEKISTAN  14 14 15 20 24 23 21    
14 GUAM * 13 16 19 17 15 15 16    
15 LAOS * 15 X 21 21 18 18 19    
16 INDONESIA * 16 18 18 15 16 16 17    
17 JORDAN * 17 20 X X 23 21 25      
18 SAUDI ARABIA * 18 X X X X X X  
X KAZAKHSTAN * X 6 8 7 5 4 2  
X CHINESE TAIPEI * X 10 9 9 8 10 7  
X INDIA * X 15 16 13 13 13 14  
X CHINA * X 17 17 16 14 14 10  
X MONGOLIA * X 19 22 X X X 23  
X PAKISTAN * X X 20 19 17 17 15  
X CAMBODIA * X X 23 22 20 19 18  
X BRUNEI * X X 24 23 19 X 20  
X KYRGYZSTAN  * X X X X X X 22  
     
* Yet to play in 2017                
   
                    IRB RUGBY RANKINGS
SOUTH AMERICA RUGBY TABLE   16 15 14 13 12 11 10   SOUTH AMERICA RUGBY TABLE PTS
1 ARGENTINA * 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 ARGENTINA 79.91
2 URUGUAY  2 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 URUGUAY 61.24
3 BRAZIL  4 5 4 4 4 4 4 3 CHILE 53.91
4 CHILE  3 2 5 3 3 3 3 4 BRAZIL  
5 PARAGUAY * 5 4 3 5 5 5 5 5 PARAGUAY 48.77
6 COLOMBIA * 6 6 6 8 6 8 8 6 COLOMBIA 48.66
7 VENEZUELA * 7 8 7 6 7 6 7 7 VENEZUELA 41.14
8 PERU * 8 7 8 7 8 7 6 8 PERU 36.82
9 ECUADOR * 9 9 9 9 11 X X  
10 GUATEMALA * 10 10 12 11 10 X X  
11 COSTA RICA * 11 11 11 10 9 9 9  
12 PANAMA * 12 13 13 X X X X  
13 EL SLAVADOR * 13 12 10 12 12 X X  
   
* Yet to play in 2017                
   
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EUROPE TABLE  16 15 14 13 12 11 10   EUROPE TABLE PTS
1 IRELAND  3 3 2 6 4 5 2 1 ENGLAND 89.53
2 ENGLAND  1 2 1 2 2 2 3 2 IRELAND 84.66
3 SCOTLAND  4 5 6 4 6 3 4 3 SCOTLAND 82.18
4 FRANCE  5 4 4 3 3 1 1 4 FRANCE 82.00
5 WALES  2 1 3 1 1 4 5 5 WALES 81.36
6 ITALY  6 6 5 5 5 6 6 6 GEORGIA 74.14
7 ROMANIA  8 9 8 8 8 8 7 7 ITALY 71.17
8 GEORGIA  7 7 7 7 7 7 8 8 ROMANIA 68.93
9 SPAIN  10 10 10 17 14 9 11 9 SPAIN 63.05
10 RUSSIA  9 8 9 15 13 11 9 10 RUSSIA 61.75
11 GERMANY  11 21 15 10 10 15 13 11 GERMANY 59.04
12 PORTUGAL  12 11 11 16 12 10 10 12 PORTUGAL 58.87
13 POLAND  13 19 17 11 9 12 12 13 BELGIUM 55.87
14 NETHERLANDS  14 18 19 19 16 22 21 14 NETHERLANDS 53.98
15 SWITZERLAND  15 15 22 20 22 24 24 15 POLAND 53.02
16 MOLDOVA  16 20 14 9 18 13 16 16 CZECH REPUBLIC 52.73
17 UKRAINE  17 12 16 12 11 17 17 17 SWITZERLAND 52.17
18 BELGIUM  18 13 12 18 15 14 14 18 UKRAINE 50.36
19 CZECH REPUBLIC * 19 17 13 13 19 16 15 19 MOLDOVA 50.29
20 ISRAEL * 20 16 25 24 27 32 29 20 MALTA 47.67
21 CROATIA * 21 14 23 23 23 21 20 21 LITHUANIA 47.49
22 MALTA * 22 23 20 21 20 19 23 22 LATVIA 45.63
23 SWEDEN * 23 22 18 14 17 18 18 23 CROATIA 44.64
24 LITHUANIA * 24 24 21 22 21 20 19 24 SWEDEN 44.59
25 LATVIA * 25 26 24 26 26 23 22 25 ISRAEL 42.78
26 ANDORRA  26 25 27 25 24 26 26 26 LUXEMBOURG 40.63
27 CYPRUS  27 27 26 29 29 34 35 27 ANDORRA 40.58
28 LUXEMBOURG * 28 28 28 34 33 38 37 28 SLOVENIA 40.38
29 SLOVENIA * 29 29 30 35 30 28 27 29 BOSNIA HERZEGOVINA 37.30
30 SERBIA * 30 30 32 28 25 27 28 30 HUNGARY 36.81
31 AUSTRIA * 31 31 29 31 35 30 31 31 SERBIA 36.27
32 HUNGARY * 32 33 33 30 32 31 33 32 AUSTRIA 34.87
33 DENMARK * 33 32 31 27 28 29 30 33 NORWAY 32.96
34 BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA * 34 34 34 33 38 39 39 34 DENMARK 32.88
35 NORWAY * 35 38 36 37 34 33 32 35 BULGARIA 29.94
36 FINLAND * 36 36 37 38 37 37 38 36 FINLAND 28.71
37 BULGARIA * 37 35 35 32 31 36 34      
38 TURKEY * 38 37 39 39 39 X X  
39 ESTONIA * 39 41 40 X 41 X 42  
40 SLOVAKIA * 40 39 X 40 40 40 40  
41 MONTENEGRO * 41 40 X X X X X  
42 BELARUS * 42 X 41 X X X X  
X GREECE * X X 38 36 36 35 36  
X AZERBAIJAN * X X X 41 42 41 41  
X ARMENIA * X X X X X 25 25  
X MONACO * X X X X X X X  
  * Yet to play in 2017                
   
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RUGBY AMERICA NORTH TABLE   16 15 14 13 12 11 10   RUGBY AMERICA NORTH TABLE PTS
1 UNITED STATES  1 1 1 2 2 2 2 1 UNITED STATES 66.79
2 CANADA  2 2 2 1 1 1 1 2 CANADA 59.63
3 MEXICO * 3 4 4 9 9 8 X 3 MEXICO 45.62
4 GUYANA * 4 8 6 5 4 3 X 4 GUYANA 45.35
5 TRINIDAD & TOBAGO * 5 3 7 6 6 4 3 5 TRINIDAD TOBAGO 46.25
6 CAYMAN ISLANDS * 6 5 3 3 7 9 6 6 CAYMAN ISLANDS 42.88
7 BERMUDA * 7 7 5 4 3 5 4 7 BERMUDA 39.22
8 BAHAMAS * 8 6 10 8 8 7 X 8 JAMAICA 38.76
9 BARBADOS * 9 9 8 7 5 6 5 9 BARBADOS 36.94
10 TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS  * 10 15 16 15 X X X 10 BAHAMAS 33.76
11 CURACAO * 11 11 11 11 14 X X    
12 JAMAICA * 12 X 9 10 10 10 X      
X BR. VIRGIN ISLANDS * X 10 15 12 11 11 X  
X ST VINCENT & GRENADINES  X 12 14 14 13 X X  
X US VIRGIN ISLANDS * X 13 12 X X X X  
X ST LUCIA * X 14 13 13 12 12 X  
     
  * Yet to play in 2017                
   
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OCEANIA TABLE   16 15 14 13 12 11 10   OCEANIA TABLE PTS
1 NEW ZEALAND * 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 NEW ZEALAND 94.78
2 AUSTRALIA * 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 AUSTRALIA 86.97
3 FIJI * 3 4 4 4 4 3 4 3 FIJI 76.46
4 SAMOA * 4 3 3 3 3 5 3 4 TONGA 71.94
5 TONGA * 5 5 5 5 5 4 5 5 SAMOA 71.25
6 PAPUA NEW GUINEA * 6 6 X 7 X 6 6 6 PAPUA NEW GUINEA 39.27
X TAHITI * X 7 X 9 X X X    
X AMERICAN SAMOA * X 8 X X X X X    
X SOLOMON ISLANDS * X 9 X 8 X 7 X    
X COOK ISLANDS * X X 6 6 X X X      
X NIUE * X X X X X 8 X  
X VANUATU * X X X X X 9 X  
  * Yet to play in 2017