Monday, 29 July 2019 16:41

The Springboks have moved up into fourth place in the official World Rugby rankings following their draw with the All Blacks in Wellington. South Africa overtake England and move into fourth place in the rankings with a gap of just three-hundredths of a point between the sides.

Meanwhile, the Wallabies picked up just under a quarter of a rating point for their victory over Argentina to cement their position in sixth place in the rankings.  Argentina are still in 10th despite their second narrow defeat in as many weeks.

Fiji have clung on to ninth place despite their 34-21 loss to 11th-placed Japan in the Pacific Nations Cup.

World Rugby rankings:

1. New Zealand 91.54
2. Wales 89.96
3. Ireland 88.69
4. South Africa 86.30
5. England 86.27
6. Australia 81.91
7. Scotland 80.17
8. France 79.42
9. Fiji 76.98
10. Argentina 76.81