Tag: IRB Rankings

Sixth in the IRB Rankings

Ireland started the World Cup eighth in the IRB World Rankings, but after an action packed few weeks Ireland are now ranked sixth as they turn their attention to the 2012 RBS 6 Nations Championship. IRB WORLD RANKINGS (as of Monday, October 24): Last week’s positions in brackets – 1(1)¬†NEW ZEALAND 91.43 rating points 2(2)¬†AUSTRALIA… Read more »

Fifth in the IRB Rankings

A 30 point victory over Italy, and France’s shock defeat to Tonga mean Ireland have moved into fifth place in the IRB Rankings. Tonga’s reward for one of the biggest upsets in Rugby World Cup history sees them make a massive leap in the rankings, meaning they now sit one below France who have dropped… Read more »

Fourth in the rankings

Having beat England, the newly crowned Six Nation champions on Saturday, Ireland have been ranked fourth in the IRB official rankings with the World Cup just six months away. 1st New Zealand 2nd Australia 3rd South Africa 4th Ireland

Ireland drop to Fifth

Ireland have dropped to fifth in the IRB World Rankings after their defeat against France, a win would have seen them move third in the world. France have now beaten Ireland six times in a row at home and move up to fourth in the rankings. England rank sixth. IRB World Rankings: 1(1) NEW ZEALAND… Read more »