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GWC SYSTEM 2021 STANDINGS
As at 7 December 2020
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ASIA TABLE 2021 STANDINGS
As at 7 December 2020

   
   
   
   
2021 AFRICA TABLE  2020 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013     ASIA TABLE 2021 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013   Moved up
1 JAPAN  1 1 1 1 1 1 1   1 JAPAN  79.29 76.70 75.24 73.69 74.22 77.05 74.70 72.06   Moved down
2 HONG KONG  2 2 2 2 2 3 3   2 HONG KONG 61.23 59.64 58.11 60.00 56.50 57.17 55.79 56.53   No Movement
3 SOUTH KOREA  3 3 3 3 3 3 2   3 SOUTH KOREA 53.11 53.11 53.59 53.34 55.50 56.70 57.22 51.80  
4 MALAYSIA  4 4 4 4 8 10 11   4 PHILIPPINES 47.80 47.77 45.16 43.44 44.20 45.12 45.57 44.09  
5 PHILIPPINES  5 5 7 7 5 4 4   5 SRI LANKA 46.73 46.69   48.27 48.71 49.79 46.95 49.66  
6 SINGAPORE  6 6 6 6 7 5 8   6 MALAYSIA 46.12 46.12 46.26 47.31 45.55 43.53 42.22 40.20  
7 SRI LANKA  7 X 5 5 4 7 6   7 SINGAPORE 44.05 43.97 42.54 42.90 42.90 42.92 44.54 44.54  
8 MONGOLIA  8 21 X X 19 22 X   8 UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 41.23 41.25   37.93 38.49 34.92 30.00 30.00  
9 CHINA TAIPEI  9 7 14 X 10 9 9   9 KAZAKHSTAN 40.86 40.85 42.14     48.14 48.91 48.11  
10 UNITED ARAB EMIRATES  10 X 8 8 9 6 5   10 CHINESE TAIPEI 39.23 39.10 41.33   40.27 40.27 42.62 43.41  
11 THAILAND  11 8 9 9 11 11 10   11 GUAM 36.38 36.40 38.71   37.85 38.11 34.95 35.70  
12 QATAR  12 12 X 10 X 12 14   12 THAILAND 36.28 36.23 37.09 36.76 36.76 37.46 41.35 43.37  
13 LEBANON  13 9 11 11 12 14 18   13 CHINA 34.91 34.85 32.72   39.58 39.58 41.47 40.73  
14 IRAN  14 10 12 12 13 13 12   14 INDIA 33.40 33.07 34.36 35.75 37.12 37.12 39.07 39.37  
15 CHINA  15 16 X X 17 17 16   15 UZBEKISTAN 31.33 31.63   31.29 31.29 33.94 31.94    
16 INDIA  16 11 15 X 15 16 13   16 PAKISTAN 29.99 30.40 30.74     36.74 36.74 38.38  
17 JORDAN  17 13 X 17 20 X X   17 INDONESIA 21.95 21.89     28.73 28.73 30.00 30.00  
18 SAUDI ARABIA  18 14 X 18 X X X   Note 1: 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.
Note 2: Apart from Japan, there were no other rugby test matches played by Asian nations. The
             movements above for 2020 simply reflect the minnor adjustments caused by other results
 
19 KAZAKHSTAN  19 18 X X 6 8 7    
20 GUAM  20 15 X 13 16 19 17    
21 BRUNEI  21 17 X X X 24 23    
22 UZBEKISTAN  22 X 10 14 14 15 20                        
23 PAKISTAN  23 19 X X X 20 19                        
24 KRYGYZSTAN  24 20 X X X X X                        
25 INDONESIA  25 X X 16 18 18 15                        
X LAOS  X X 13 15 X 21 21                        
X CAMBODIA  X X X X X 23 22                        
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