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WORLD INTERNATIONAL RUGBY RANKINGS
GWC SYSTEM 2021 STANDINGS
As at 18 December, 2021
      WORLD RUGBY RANKINGS
WORLD TABLE 2021 STANDINGS
As at 18 December, 2021
Note: World Rugby update their rankings on Mondays Greenich MT
     
2021 WORLD TABLE  2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013     WORLD TABLE 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013   Moved up
1 IRELAND    3 6 1 5 2 7 1 9   1 SOUTH AFRICA   90.61   94.19 84.58 83.81 81.79 87.66 88.23 89.34   Moved down
2 ENGLAND    1 2 3 1 3 5 8 7   2 NEW ZEALAND   88.75 88.95 92.11 92.54 93.99 94.78 96.10 93.70 93.61   No Movement
3 SOUTH AFRICA  X 1 5 7 7 3 3 2   3 ENGLAND  87.83 89.45 88.82 86.22 90.87 90.46 79.77 84.85 85.70  
4 SCOTLAND    4 7 9 2 9 9 5 4   4 IRELAND   86.53 84.65 84.45 91.17 86.39 84.62 81.17 85.48 79.33  
5 FRANCE    2 8 8 8 11 8 11 8   5 FRANCE   85.53 85.30 80.88 77.33 78.77 80.13 79.77 79.66 80.87  
6 NEW ZEALAND   6 3 2 4 1 1 4 1   6 AUSTRALIA  83.92 83.08 81.90 82.40 85.49 86.35 89.33 82.95 86.88  
7 WALES    8 4 4 6 6 4 2 6   7 SCOTLAND    83.05 80.82 79.23 81.84 82.31 80.67 77.94 78.78 76.56  
8 AUSTRALIA   5 9 6 3 8 2 9 3   8 WALES   81.56 79.36 85.02 87.24 80.98 82.55 83.49 81.64 80.19  
9 ARGENTINA   7 13 10 10 10 6 6 12   9 ARGENTINA 80.58 80.31 78.31 77.05 78.22 79.91 82.59 78.23 76.44  
10 FIJI   9 10 7 12 12 12 12 15   10 JAPAN  78.26   79.28 75.24 75.66 74.22 77.05 74.70 72.06  
11 GEORGIA   10 11 14 15 14 14 15 10   11 FIJI 76.62 76.87 76.21 77.95 77.93 76.46 76.96 74.57 74.21  
12 JAPAN   X 5 13 9 13 10 13 5   12 GEORGIA   73.72 72.18 71.26 73.42 73.41 74.14 71.45 70.76 69.07  
13 PORTUGAL    17 26 30 30 22 25 22 20   13 SAMOA 73.59   70.72 68.78 69.03 71.25 70.36 75.39 77.34  
14 SPAIN    11 18 18 19 18 23 21 22   14 ITALY  70.51 70.88 72.04 72.75 71.25 72.47 72.74 71.19 73.13  
15 CHILE   X 27 24 22 25 34 X 26   15 ROMANIA 67.91 65.33 66.69 65.45 70.91 69.39 66.59 67.38 67.47  
16 RUSSIA   14 16 21 20 28 20 19 19   16 TONGA  67.72   71.44 73.02 71.87 71.94 71.60 74.12 73.21  
17 ROMANIA   15 21 20 14 16 17 17 16   17 UNITED STATES  66.54   68.10 73.66 65.85 64.64 68.66 67.61 67.41  
18 NAMIBIA   X 17 26 24 20 19 26 X   18 URUGUAY  66.40 67.02 67.41 66.82 63.15 60.66 62.11 63.58 60.77  
19 ITALY   13 14 12 11 5 11 7 13   19 SPAIN   66.20 67.51 68.16 62.24 63.15 60.17 61.96 60.65 60.62  
20 URUGUAY   12 12 19 17 19 21 18 21   20 PORTUGAL  65.84 62.44 61.01 57.08 57.26 56.96 56.34 58.56 59.37  
21 UNITED STATES   X 20 11 21 26 16 16 14   21 CANADA   61.80   61.12 62.95 59.47 63.95 62.65 66.83 70.75  
22 CANADA   X 25 22 18 27 18 20 17   22 CHILE  59.88   53.83 54.36 56.48 55.08 56.92   55.44  
23 BELGIUM   16 23 16 29 X X 24 24   23 NAMIBIA   59.72   61.01 60.34 58.93 62.78 61.75      
24 SAMOA   X 15 17 16 15 13 10 11   24 RUSSIA  58.60 62.12 63.09 65.20 64.12 63.25 63.54 64.12 61.14  
25 TONGA   X 19 15 13 4 15 14 18   25 NETHERLANDS 56.82                  
26 NETHERLANDS X X X X X X X X   26 BELGIUM   54.86 57.17 55.74 58.09 56.94     54.50 55.72  
27 COLOMBIA   X 32 35 35 33 X 28 X   27 BRAZIL   53.31 57.71 58.89 56.81 55.91 50.67 48.44   50.95  
28 KENYA   X 29 28 26 21 22 X X   28 COLOMBIA  51.87   51.92 49.84 48.36 47.97   46.37    
29 ZIMBABWE   X 30 33 33 31 26 25 X   29 ZIMBABWE  51.82   50.69 49.28 47.59 49.99 53.24 55.83    
30 BRAZIL   18 24 23 28 23 35 X 27   30 KENYA  51.77   52.55 52.79 54.24 59.28 55.89      
X HONG KONG  *  X 22 27 25 29 24 23 23   X HONG KONG       61.23 58.11 59.66 56.50 57.17 55.79 56.53  
X GERMANY  *  X 28 25 23 17 27 27 X   X SOUTH KOREA      53.11 53.59 53.34 55.50 56.70      
X SOUTH KOREA  *  X 31 31 31 24 28 X X   X SWITZERLAND      52.60 53.24            
X MEXICO  *  X 33 37 36 34 X 29 28   X IVORY COAST      47.57 46.59            
X PARAGUAY  *  X 34 36 34 32 33 X X   X MEXICO      47.55 45.66 45.12 45.62   41.47 39.38  
X SWITZERLAND  *  X 35 40 X X X X X   X PARAGUAY      46.90 49.59 48.54 49.46 50.46      
X IVORY COAST  *  X 36 41 X X X X X   X MALAYSIA     46.12 46.26     43.53      
X GIBRALTAR  *  X 37 43 X X X X X   X CAYMAN ISLANDS      42.99              
X MALAYSIA  *  X 38 X X X 30 X X   X GERMANY       54.26 57.83 60.04 58.99 56.69 56.32    
X CAYMAN ISLANDS  *  X 39 X X X X X X   X TUNISIA       48.53 47.26   49.11   48.25  
X BERMUDA  *  X 40 X X X X X X   X UGANDA       48.34 50.69 47.44        
X UGANDA * X X 29 27 30 X X X   X MOROCCO       46.33            
X TUNISIA * X X 32 32 X 29 X 25   X COOK ISLANDS       45.11            
X MOROCCO * X X 34 X X X X X   X SENEGAL       44.82 45.85 48.79        
X SENEGAL * X X 39 38 X X X X   X GUYANA       43.15            
X UNITED ARAB EMIRATES * X X 42 X X X X X   X PAPUA NEW GUINEA           39.27        
X COOK ISLANDS * X X 44 X X X X X   X KAZAKHSTAN             48.14      
X GUYANA * X X 45 X X X X X   X MADAGASCAR                 51.13  
X PAPUA NEW GUINEA * X X 38 37 35 X X X   X SRI LANKA                 49.66  
X ALGERIA * X X X X X 31 X X   X POLAND                 52.32  
X KAZAKHSTAN * X X X X X 32 X X    
X MADAGASCAR * X X X X X X X 29    
X SRI LANKA * X X X X X X X 30    
X POLAND * X X X X X X X 31    
  * Yet to play in 2021