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GWC SYSTEM 2019 STANDINGS
As at 8 June 2019
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ASIA TABLE 2019 STANDINGS
As at 8 June 2019

   
   
   
   
2019 AFRICA TABLE  2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012     ASIA TABLE 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012   Moved up
1 JAPAN * 1 1 1 1 1 1 1   1 JAPAN  75.24 75.24 73.69 74.22 77.05 74.70 72.06 70.09   Moved down
2 HONG KONG  2 2 2 2 3 3 2   2 HONG KONG 59.54 58.11 60.00 56.50 57.17 55.79 56.53 55.69   No Movement
3 SOUTH KOREA  3 3 3 3 3 2 2   3 SOUTH KOREA 53.21 53.59 53.34 55.50 56.70 57.22 51.80 56.72  
4 MALAYSIA  4 4 4 8 10 11 11   4 PHILIPPINES 47.77 45.16 43.44 44.20 45.12 45.57 44.09 44.34  
5 PHILIPPINES  5 7 7 5 4 4 6   5 SRI LANKA 46.69   48.27 48.71 49.79 46.95 49.66 47.60  
6 SINGAPORE  6 6 6 7 5 8 9   6 MALAYSIA 46.12 46.26 47.31 45.55 43.53 42.22 40.20 41.37  
7 SRI LANKA  X 5 5 4 7 6 7   7 SINGAPORE 43.97 42.54 42.90 42.90 42.92 44.54 44.54 41.19  
8 CHINA TAIPEI  7 14 X 10 9 9 8   8 UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 41.25   37.93 38.49 34.92 30.00 30.00 30.00  
9 UNITED ARAB EMIRATES  X 8 8 9 6 5 4   9 KAZAKHSTAN 40.85 42.14     48.14 48.91 48.11 51.28  
10 THAILAND  8 9 9 11 11 10 10   10 CHINESE TAIPEI 39.10 41.33   40.27 40.27 42.62 43.41 43.19  
11 QATAR  12 X 10 X 12 14 21   11 GUAM 36.40 38.71   37.85 38.11 34.95 35.70 35.70  
12 LEBANON  9 11 11 12 14 18 22   12 THAILAND 36.23 37.09 36.76 36.76 37.46 41.35 43.37 43.44  
13 IRAN * 10 12 12 13 13 12 12   13 INDIA 34.36 34.36 35.75 37.12 37.12 39.07 39.37 40.81  
14 INDIA * 11 15 X 15 16 13 13   14 CHINA 32.72 32.72   39.58 39.58 41.47 40.73 40.73  
15 JORDAN  13 X 17 20 X X 23   15 UZBEKISTAN 31.63   31.29 31.29 33.94 31.94      
16 SAUDI ARABIA * 14 X 18 X X X X   16 PAKISTAN 30.40 30.74     36.74 36.74 38.38 38.38  
17 KAZAKHSTAN  18 X X 6 8 7 5   X INDONESIA       28.73 28.73 30.00 30.00    
18 GUAM  15 X 13 16 19 17 15   Note: World Rugby, unlike the GWC Rankings, do not exclude a nation if it does not participate in  
          international test rugby in any one year. The exclusions above are in line with GWC Rankings             
          policy and is not endorsed by World Rugby.
18/05-UAE rejoins the World table after a years absence. Kazakhstan drops 3 places to 10th after
           their loss to UAE.
 
19 CHINA * 16 X X 17 17 16 14    
20 BRUNEI * 17 X X X 24 23 19    
21 UZBEKISTAN  X 10 14 14 15 20 24    
22 PAKISTAN  19 X X X 20 19 17    
23 KRYGYZSTAN * 20 X X X X X X    
X MONGOLIA * 21 X X 19 22 X X    
X LAOS * X 13 15 X 21 21 18    
X INDONESIA * X X 16 18 18 15 16    
X CAMBODIA * X X X X 23 22 20    
* Yet to play in 2019                  
15/05-UAE's win over Guam saw them rejoin the Asia rankings after not playing test rugby in 2018.
18/05-UAE's big win over Thailand sees them leap 7 places to 8th, with Thailand and 6 other teams all dropping a place each. Kazakhstan's win over Guam puts them into 16th place, with Guam, China and Brunei each dropping one place.