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WORLD INTERNATIONAL RUGBY RANKINGS
GWC SYSTEM 2021 STANDINGS
As at 9 October 2021
      WORLD RUGBY RANKINGS
WORLD TABLE 2021 STANDINGS
As at 11 October 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   91.13   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   90.97 88.95 92.11 92.54 93.99 94.78 96.10 93.70 93.61   No Movement
3 SCOTLAND    4 7 9 2 9 9 5 4   3 AUSTRALIA  86.99 83.08 81.90 82.40 85.49 86.35 89.33 82.95 86.88  
4 FRANCE    2 8 8 8 11 8 11 8   4 ENGLAND  85.44 89.45 88.82 86.22 90.87 90.46 79.77 84.85 85.70  
5 SOUTH AFRICA  X 1 5 7 7 3 3 2   5 IRELAND   84.85 84.65 84.45 91.17 86.39 84.62 81.17 85.48 79.33  
6 NEW ZEALAND   6 3 2 4 1 1 4 1   6 FRANCE   83.87 85.30 80.88 77.33 78.77 80.13 79.77 79.66 80.87  
7 AUSTRALIA   5 9 6 3 8 2 9 3   7 SCOTLAND    82.02 80.82 79.23 81.84 82.31 80.67 77.94 78.78 76.56  
8 ARGENTINA   7 13 10 10 10 6 6 12   8 ARGENTINA 80.69 80.31 78.31 77.05 78.22 79.91 82.59 78.23 76.44  
9 WALES    8 4 4 6 6 4 2 6   9 WALES   80.59 79.36 85.02 87.24 80.98 82.55 83.49 81.64 80.19  
10 FIJI   9 10 7 12 12 12 12 15   10 JAPAN  79.13   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 76.87 76.87 76.21 77.95 77.93 76.46 76.96 74.57 74.21  
12 PORTUGAL    17 26 30 30 22 25 22 20   12 GEORGIA   73.73 72.18 71.26 73.42 73.41 74.14 71.45 70.76 69.07  
13 RUSSIA   14 16 21 20 28 20 19 19   13 ITALY  70.65 70.88 72.04 72.75 71.25 72.47 72.74 71.19 73.13  
14 ROMANIA   15 21 20 14 16 17 17 16   14 URUGUAY  67.60 67.02 67.41 66.82 63.15 60.66 62.11 63.58 60.77  
15 SPAIN    11 18 18 19 18 23 21 22   15 UNITED STATES  66.54   68.10 73.66 65.85 64.64 68.66 67.61 67.41  
16 URUGUAY   12 12 19 17 19 21 18 21   16 ROMANIA 66.22 65.33 66.69 65.45 70.91 69.39 66.59 67.38 67.47  
17 UNITED STATES   X 20 11 21 26 16 16 14   17 PORTUGAL  65.67 62.44 61.01 57.08 57.26 56.96 56.34 58.56 59.37  
18 ITALY   13 14 12 11 5 11 7 13   18 SPAIN   64.82 67.51 68.16 62.24 63.15 60.17 61.96 60.65 60.62  
19 BELGIUM  * 16 23 16 29 X X 24 24   19 RUSSIA  60.94 62.12 63.09 65.20 64.12 63.25 63.54 64.12 61.14  
20 JAPAN   X 5 13 9 13 10 13 5   20 CANADA   60.71   61.12 62.95 59.47 63.95 62.65 66.83 70.75  
21 CHILE   X 27 24 22 25 34 X 26   21 NETHERLANDS 59.30                  
22 CANADA   X 25 22 18 27 18 20 17   22 BELGIUM   57.17 57.17 55.74 58.09 56.94     54.50 55.72  
23 NETHERLANDS X X X X X X X X   23 BRAZIL   57.71 57.71 58.89 56.81 55.91 50.67 48.44   50.95  
24 COLOMBIA   X 32 35 35 33 X 28 X   24 CHILE  56.58   53.83 54.36 56.48 55.08 56.92   55.44  
25 KENYA   X 29 28 26 21 22 X X   25 COLOMBIA  51.87   51.92 49.84 48.36 47.97   46.37    
X BRAZIL  * 18 24 23 28 23 35 X 27   26 KENYA  50.55   52.55 52.79 54.24 59.28 55.89      
X SAMOA  *  X 15 17 16 15 13 10 11   X TONGA      71.44 73.02 71.87 71.94 71.60 74.12 73.21  
X NAMIBIA  *  X 17 26 24 20 19 26 X   X SAMOA     70.72 68.78 69.03 71.25 70.36 75.39 77.34  
X TONGA  *  X 19 15 13 4 15 14 18   X HONG KONG       61.23 58.11 59.66 56.50 57.17 55.79 56.53  
X HONG KONG  * ↓ X 22 27 25 29 24 23 23   X NAMIBIA       61.01 60.34 58.93 62.78 61.75      
X GERMANY  *  X 28 25 23 17 27 27 X   X SOUTH KOREA      53.11 53.59 53.34 55.50 56.70      
X ZIMBABWE  *  X 30 33 33 31 26 25 X   X SWITZERLAND      52.60 53.24            
X SOUTH KOREA  *  X 31 31 31 24 28 X X   X ZIMBABWE      50.69 49.28 47.59 49.99 53.24 55.83    
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