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Women's Rankings

Calculation

Men’s and Women's World Rugby Rankings are calculated using a 'Points Exchange' system, where sides gain or lose points based on the match result. Other criteria include the relative strength of each team, the margin of victory, and an allowance for home advantage.

Full Explanation
Member Unions

All member countries have a rating, typically between 0 and 100. The top side in the world will normally have a rating above 90. Any match that is not a full international between two member countries does not count at all.

RWC Ranking

Points are doubled during the World Cup Finals to recognise the importance of this event, but all other international matches, friendly or competitive, are treated the same across the world.

Full Rankings

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Biggest Climbers

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Biggest Fallers

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England v France - Womens Six Nation
World rankings

Red Roses stand tall after toppling France

In round two of the Women’s Six Nations, England enact revenge on last year’s Grand Slam champions France to sit atop the embryonic table, while Ireland beat Scotland and Italy versus Wales ends all-square.

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