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2023 World Cup – France overtakes South Africa in world rugby rankings, Australia bottom

2023 World Cup – France overtakes South Africa in world rugby rankings, Australia bottom

This Monday, World Rugby updated its ranking of the world’s best nations. After the results of this first part of the group stage, France moved into second place behind Ireland, overtaking the Springboks. Further down, Australia lost one place to tenth place.

In which the results follow each other 2023 World Cup So, the ranking moves. After South African loss against world leaders Ireland (13-8) But the French card against Nambia (96-0), the ranking of the countries in the world rugby ranking. Australia, Mishandled against WalesIt also incurs costs.

Ireland widens the gap

Ireland tops the list with 93.79 points. teammates Jonathan Sexton A little more established their dominance By winning against the reigning world champions. Ireland has been on the throne of planet rugby since July 24, 2022 and hasn’t changed. Widening the gap to XV du Trèfle’s lead with 3.20 points. Behind the ambush, off the blues Fabian Calthy “Sudaf” is clearly benefiting from the loss, dropping 1.97 points to third place despite passing second without scoring points. From fourth to eighth place, nothing reported: New Zealand (4th), Scotland (5th), England (6th), Wales (7th) and Fiji (8th) retain their positions.

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Australia is lower than it used to be

On the other hand, there was movement between 9th and 14th place. First Australia, Defeat against Wales, losing a spot to Argentina. And with this drop to 10th place, the Wallabies are in their worst position in the world rugby rankings in history. Realize that if the draw was made today, Australia would be 3rd to host the World Cup on home soil. Finally, Italy overtook Samoa and Japan overtook Georgia. Being at the top of the world rugby rankings is obviously satisfying and a symbol of dominance, but what all teams dream about is reading the board better!

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