All Blacks open gap on Boks

2014-10-21 12:09
Richie McCaw (Gallo Images)
Cape Town - New Zealand’s last-gasp win over Australia in Saturday’s Bledisloe Cup match in Brisbane saw them improve their position at the top of the IRB world rankings by 0.55 of a point.

According to the IRB website, the All Blacks are now on 93.15 points - 2.74 more than nearest rivals South Africa, with England third and Australia fourth.

Australia’s place in the top four could be under threat during November, as Ireland are now only 1.09 points adrift in fifth.

IRB rankings:

1. New Zealand 93.15
2. South Africa 90.41
3. England 85.68
4. Australia 84.53
5. Ireland 83.44
6. Wales 80.70
7. France 80.01
8. Scotland 77.75
9. Samoa 76.35
10. Argentina 75.97

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