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WORLD INTERNATIONAL RUGBY RANKINGS
GWC SYSTEM 2017 STANDINGS
As at 5 August 2017
    IRB RUGBY RANKINGS
2017 STANDINGS
As at 31 July 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 SOUTH AFRICA  7 3 3 2 5 3 1 2 ENGLAND 90.14
3 FRANCE  11 8 11 8 3 4 6 3 IRELAND 85.39
4 WALES  6 4 2 6 11 5 9 4 AUSTRALIA 84.63
5 IRELAND  2 7 1 9 8 6 7 5 SOUTH AFRICA 84.16
6 ENGLAND  3 5 8 7 1 8 2 6 SCOTLAND 82.47
7 FIJI  12 12 12 15 13 15 11 7 WALES 81.73
8 SCOTLAND  9 9 5 4 7 9 5 8 FRANCE 79.63
9 TONGA  4 15 14 18 6 10 14 9 ARGENTINA 79.50
10 AUSTRALIA  8 2 9 3 4 2 3 10 FIJI 79.48
11 ITALY  5 11 7 13 12 12 10 11 JAPAN 73.69
12 ARGENTINA  10 6 6 12 9 7 8 12 GEORGIA 73.41
13 JAPAN  13 10 13 5 14 13 13 13 TONGA 71.72
14 ROMANIA  16 17 17 16 22 18 21 14 ITALY 71.00
15 GEORGIA  14 14 15 10 21 16 15 15 ROMANIA 70.27
16 SAMOA  15 13 10 11 10 11 12 16 SAMOA 69.67
17 URUGUAY  19 21 18 21 17 22 22 17 UNITED STATES 65.85
18 SPAIN   18 23 21 22 20 21 19 18 SPAIN 63.15
19 RUSSIA  28 20 19 19 19 20 23 19 URUGUAY 63.15
20 GERMANY  17 27 27 X X X 24 20 NAMIBIA 61.40
21 UNITED STATES  26 16 16 14 18 17 17 21 RUSSIA 61.13
22 CANADA  27 18 20 17 15 14 16 22 GERMANY 59.78
23 NAMIBIA  20 19 26 X 23 19 20 23 CANADA 59.47
24 KENYA  21 22 X X X 25 X 24 HONG KONG 58.66
25 UGANDA  30 X X X X X X 25 KENYA 57.55
26 BELGIUM  X X 24 24 24 X 26 26 PORTUGAL 57.26
27 BRAZIL  23 35 X 27 X 26 X 27 BELGIUM 56.94
28 PORTUGAL  22 25 22 20 16 23 18 28 CHILE 54.76
29 CHILE  25 34 X 26 31 X 30 29 BRAZIL 54.50
30 HONG KONG  29 24 23 23 25 24 28 30 KOREA 53.34
31 SOUTH KOREA  24 28 X X X X X 31 UGANDA 49.85
32 TUNISIA  X 29 X 25 26 X 29 32 COLOMBIA 48.66
33 ZIMBABWE  31 26 25 X 27 X X 33 PARAGUAY 48.54
34 PARAGUAY  32 33 X X 29 X X 34 ZIMBABWE 48.43
35 COLOMBIA * 33 X 28 X X X X 35 TUNISIA 47.94
36 MEXICO * 34 X 29 28 X X X 36 SENEGAL 46.39
37 PAPUA NEW GUINEA * 35 X X X X X X 37 MEXICO 45.12
38 SENEGAL X X X X X X X 38 PAPUA NEW GUINEA 39.27
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 84.16
2 NAMIBIA  2 2 2 2 8 X 2 2 NAMIBIA 61.40
3 KENYA   3 4 4 4 3 2 6 3 KENYA 57.55
4 UGANDA  4 8 9 6 2 5 5 4 UGANDA 49.85
5 TUNISIA  9 7 6 7 5 3 3 5 ZIMBABWE 48.43
6 ZIMBABWE  5 3 3 3 4 4 10 6 MOROCCO 48.24
7 SENEGAL  6 11 8 8 7 6 8 7 TUNISIA 47.94
8 MOROCCO  8 X X 10 9 X 4 8 MADAGASCAR 46.76
9 MADAGASCAR  7 5 5 5 6 7 11 9 SENEGAL 46.39
10 ALGERIA * 10 6 10 X 15 X 22 10 IVORY COAST 45.81
11 IVORY COAST  11 10 7 9 11 X 7 11 BOTSWANA 39.22
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 ZAMBIA  15 13 13 13 12 8 14 14 MAURITIUS 33.17
15 MAURITIUS  14 12 12 15 13 12 13 15 RWANDA 30.00
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  
23 BENIN  X 22 X 20 X 19 22  
24 SIERRA LEONE X X X X X X X  
25 GUINEA X X X X X X X  
26 NIGER  X 21 X 14 X 14 16  
27 BURKINO FASO  X 15 15 16 X 16 18  
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 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  
  * Yet to play in 2017                
   
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ASIA TABLE  16 15 14 13 12 11 10   ASIA TABLE PTS
1 JAPAN  1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 JAPAN 73.79
2 HONG KONG  2 2 2 3 3 2 4 2 HONG KONG 58.66
3 KOREA  3 3 3 2 2 6 3 3 KOREA 53.34
4 MALAYSIA  4 8 10 11 11 9 9 4 SRI LANKA 48.27
5 SRI LANKA  5 4 7 6 7 5 8 5 MALAYSIA 47.31
6 SINGAPORE * 6 7 5 8 9 7 5 6 PHILIPPINES 43.44
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 37.93
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 UZBEKISTAN  14 14 15 20 24 23 21 11 UZBEKISTAN 31.29
12 LEBANON  11 12 14 18 22 22 24 12 INDONESIA 28.73
13 IRAN  12 13 13 12 12 12 13    
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 79.50
2 URUGUAY  2 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 URUGUAY 63.15
3 CHILE  3 2 5 3 3 3 3 3 CHILE 54.76
4 BRAZIL  4 5 4 4 4 4 4 4 BRAZIL 54.50
5 PARAGUAY  5 4 3 5 5 5 5 5 COLOMBIA 48.66
6 COLOMBIA * 6 6 6 8 6 8 8 6 PARAGUAY 48.54
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                
   
                    IRB RUGBY RANKINGS
EUROPE TABLE  16 15 14 13 12 11 10   EUROPE TABLE PTS
1 IRELAND  3 3 2 6 4 5 2 1 ENGLAND 90.14
2 ENGLAND  1 2 1 2 2 2 3 2 IRELAND 85.39
3 SCOTLAND  4 5 6 4 6 3 4 3 SCOTLAND 82.47
4 FRANCE  5 4 4 3 3 1 1 4 WALES 81.73
5 WALES  2 1 3 1 1 4 5 5 FRANCE 79.63
6 ITALY  6 6 5 5 5 6 6 6 GEORGIA 73.41
7 ROMANIA  8 9 8 8 8 8 7 7 ITALY 71.00
8 GEORGIA  7 7 7 7 7 7 8 8 ROMANIA 70.27
9 SPAIN  10 10 10 17 14 9 11 9 SPAIN 63.15
10 RUSSIA  9 8 9 15 13 11 9 10 RUSSIA 63.13
11 GERMANY  11 21 15 10 10 15 13 11 GERMANY 59.78
12 BELGIUM  18 13 12 18 15 14 14 12 PORTUGAL 57.26
13 PORTUGAL  12 11 11 16 12 10 10 13 BELGIUM 56.94
14 SWITZERLAND  15 15 22 20 22 24 24 14 SWITZERLAND 53.63
15 POLAND  13 19 17 11 9 12 12 15 POLAND 52.35
16 NETHERLANDS  14 18 19 19 16 22 21 16 NETHERLANDS 53.19
17 MOLDOVA  16 20 14 9 18 13 16 17 CZECH REPUBLIC 53.19
18 UKRAINE  17 12 16 12 11 17 17 18 MOLDOVA 50.29
19 CZECH REPUBLIC  19 17 13 13 19 16 15 19 UKRAINE 49.69
20 MALTA  22 23 20 21 20 19 23 20 LITHUANIA 48.93
21 CROATIA  21 14 23 23 23 21 20 21 MALTA 47.72
22 ISRAEL  20 16 25 24 27 32 29 22 LATVIA 46.22
23 LATVIA 25 26 24 26 26 23 22 23 CROATIA 44.68
24 LITHUANIA  24 24 21 22 21 20 19 24 ISRAEL 43.07
25 SWEDEN  23 22 18 14 17 18 18 25 SWEDEN 42.57
26 ANDORRA  26 25 27 25 24 26 26 26 LUXEMBOURG 40.49
27 CYPRUS  27 27 26 29 29 34 35 27 ANDORRA 39.86
28 LUXEMBOURG  28 28 28 34 33 38 37 28 BOSNIA HERZEGOVINA 39.34
29 HUNGARY  32 33 33 30 32 31 33 29 HUNGARY 38.56
30 BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA  34 34 34 33 38 39 39 30 SLOVENIA 37.68
31 SERBIA  30 30 32 28 25 27 28 31 SERBIA 36.90
32 AUSTRIA  31 31 29 31 35 30 31 32 AUSTRIA 34.89
33 SLOVENIA  29 29 30 35 30 28 27 33 DENMARK 34.66
34 DENMARK  33 32 31 27 28 29 30 34 NORWAY 31.59
35 NORWAY  35 38 36 37 34 33 32 35 BULGARIA 29.94
36 GIBRALTAR X X X X X X X 36 FINLAND 27.41
37 FINLAND  36 36 37 38 37 37 38      
38 MONTENEGRO  41 40 X X X X X  
39 BULGARIA  37 35 35 32 31 36 34  
40 TURKEY * 38 37 39 39 39 X X  
41 ESTONIA  39 41 40 X 41 X 42  
42 SLOVAKIA  40 39 X 40 40 40 40  
43 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 65.85
2 CANADA  2 2 2 1 1 1 1 2 CANADA 59.47
3 CAYMAN ISLANDS  6 5 3 3 7 9 6 3 GUYANA 46.56
4 MEXICO  3 4 4 9 9 8 X 4 TRINIDAD TOBAGO 45.51
5 GUYANA  4 8 6 5 4 3 X 5 CAYMAN ISLANDS 45.20
6 TRINIDAD & TOBAGO  5 3 7 6 6 4 3 6 MEXICO 45.12
7 BERMUDA  7 7 5 4 3 5 4 7 JAMAICA 38.76
8 TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS   10 15 16 15 X X X 8 BERMUDA 37.39
9 BAHAMAS  8 6 10 8 8 7 X 9 BARBADOS 36.48
10 BARBADOS  9 9 8 7 5 6 5 10 BAHAMAS 33.76
11 DOMINICAN REPUBLIC X X X X X X X    
12 CURACAO  11 11 11 11 14 X X      
13 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 84.63
3 FIJI  3 4 4 4 4 3 4 3 FIJI 79.48
4 TONGA  5 5 5 5 5 4 5 4 TONGA 71.72
5 SAMOA  4 3 3 3 3 5 3 5 SAMOA 70.36
6 PAPUA NEW GUINEA * 6 6 X 7 X 6 6 6 COOK ISLANDS 47.11
7 TAHITI  X 7 X 9 X X X 7 PAPUA NEW GUINEA 39.27
8 COOK ISLANDS  X X 6 6 X X X 8 TAHITI 31.79
X AMERICAN SAMOA * X 8 X X X X X    
X SOLOMON ISLANDS * X 9 X 8 X 7 X      
X NIUE * X X X X X 8 X  
X VANUATU * X X X X X 9 X  
  * Yet to play in 2017