Latest World Rankings: New Zealand and Wales fall while Argentina and England rise

Latest World Rankings: New Zealand and Wales fall while Argentina and England rise

The All Blacks have slipped in the latest World Rankings following their defeat to Argentina on Saturday.

The Pumas sealed an incredible 15-25 victory over the All Blacks having not played a single test since the Rugby World Cup in Japan and claimed their first win over New Zealand after 28 losses and a draw against the All Blacks.


Analysis: How Los Pumas managed to topple the All Blacks for the first time

The loss saw the All Blacks lose two full ranking points to swap places with England who claimed a convincing 40-0 win over Georgia. The results over the weekend see South Africa's lead at the top of the World Rankings grow to 5.78 points despite the World Champions having yet to play a single test since the World Cup Final. 

Los Pumas' win saw them leap ahead of of Wales and Japan in the World Rankings as they moved into eighth place with Wales slipping to ninth and Japan to tenth. 


Ireland's win over Wales sees them gain ground on France closing the game to just 0.02 ranking points.

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