The Springboks have entrenched their position as the world’s number-one team, after starting the year ranked behind Ireland, France and New Zealand.
The Springboks are back up to number one in World Rugby’s Test rankings for the first time in 15 months after they broke France’s hearts at the World Cup.
The Springboks were one point away from replacing Ireland as the top-ranked team in World Rugby’s latest Test rankings.
The Springboks will go into the World Cup as the second-ranked team as World Rugby’s rankings received a major shake-up after the final round of warm-ups.
The Springboks could go into the World Cup as the world’s number-one side with a good win against the All Blacks in their final warm-up at Twickenham.
The Springboks have the opportunity to go into the World Cup as the world’s number three side after the record-breaking win in Cardiff saw them climb the official rankings.
The Springboks can rise into World Rugby’s top three ranked nations with a big win over Argentina and if other results go their way.
Scotland have moved above England into fifth place in the World Rugby Rankings following their 29-23 win at Twickenham.
Any one of the Springboks, All Blacks or France could end the weekend as the number-one ranked team if Fiji cause a massive upset in Dublin.
World Rugby has published the ranking permutations for round four of the Rugby Championship, which could see the Springboks drop down if they suffer a heavy defeat.