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HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2019 - Cape Town

Cape Town is the second stop on the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2019 and follows on from a thrilling opening round in Dubai last weekend, where New Zealand claimed the title for the first time in nine years.

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.

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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.

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Oceania Rugby Women's Championship 2018: Fijiana v Manusina
World rankings

Fijiana provide double cause for celebration

On the same day that the Flying Fijians create history with a new all-time high in the world rankings, Fijiana also climb to their highest ever position of 24th after claiming the Oceania Rugby Women's Championship 2018.

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