Six Nations

No changes in rankings after latest Six Nations action

2019-03-11 14:50
 Hadleigh Parkes
Wales centre Hadleigh Parkes (AP)

Cape Town - There are no changes at the top of the World Rugby rankings following this past weekend's Six Nations action.

Wales, who beat Scotland 18-11 in Edinburgh, stay in third place ahead of England, with their win over seventh-placed Scotland seeing them gain 0.43 points.

The Welsh remain behind Ireland, who saw off France 26-14 in Dublin.

England thumped 14th-placed Italy 57-14 at Twickenham, but gained no points for doing so.

Elsewhere, the rankings stay the same in the top 10, with the Springboks still in fifth place.

Top 20 in the current World Rugby rankings:

1. New Zealand 92.54
2. Ireland 89.92
3. Wales 88.73
4. England 87.27
5. South Africa 84.58
6. Australia 82.40
7. Scotland 79.17
8. France 78.71
9. Fiji 77.95
10. Argentina 77.05
11. Japan 75.24
12. Georgia 73.93
13. Tonga 73.02
14. Italy 72.75
15. USA 71.71
16. Uruguay 69.09
17. Samoa 68.78
18. Romania 64.87
19. Spain 64.32
20. Russia 64.22


22. Namibia 60.34
31. Kenya 52.79
40. Zimbabwe 49.28


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