IRB World Rankings September

Ireland jump two places in rankings

Ireland have jumped up two places in the IRB world rankings from
eighth to sixth following their 15-6 victory over Australia at Eden
Park, leapfrogging Wales and Scotland in the process. The Wallabies
fell from second to third with South Africa heading in the opposite
direction. Ireland’s next opponents, Russia, have slipped from 19th to
21st in the rankings.

IRB WORLD RANKINGS

1(1) NEW ZEALAND 90.55

2(3) SOUTH AFRICA 86.71

3(2) AUSTRALIA 84.84

4(4) ENGLAND 83.99

5(5) FRANCE 83.78

6(8) IRELAND 82.50

7(6) WALES 80.73

8(7) SCOTLAND 79.12

9(9) ARGENTINA 77.30

10(11) ITALY 73.88

11(14) CANADA 73.74

12(10) SAMOA 73.59

13(13) JAPAN 71.95

14(15) FIJI 71.01

15(12) TONGA 70.30

16(16) GEORGIA 70.00

17(18) USA 66.38

18(17) ROMANIA 65.69

19(20) NAMIBIA 61.24

20(21) PORTUGAL 60.67

21(19) RUSSIA 60.54