All Blacks head coach Ian Foster has urged World Rugby to suspend the Test rankings for the remainder of the year due to Covid-19 uncertainty.
France climbed to fifth in the World Rugby rankings following their 27-23 win over Wales in Cardiff on Saturday.
Japan have moved up to seventh in the World Rugby rankings following their riveting 28-21 victory over Scotland in Yokohama on Sunday.
The All Blacks have regained the No 1 spot in the World Rugby rankings, while the Springboks have dropped to fifth following this past weekend’s World Cup matches.
Ireland will head to the World Cup in Japan as the No 1-ranked team in the world courtesy of their 19-10 victory over Wales on Saturday.
The All Blacks have regained the No 1 spot in the World Rugby rankings after Wales dropped to fourth following a defeat by Ireland on Saturday.
England have moved up to third in the World Rugby rankings, while the Springboks have dropped back to fifth.
On the New Zealand TV show, The Breakdown, Jeff Wilson, John Plumtree, Sir John Kirwan and Ali Williams dissect what happened in the last Bledisloe Cup Test and how Wales toppled the All Blacks as the No 1-ranked team in the world.
Wales have officially usurped New Zealand as the No 1-ranked team in the world, while the Springboks climbed to fourth.
Wales coach Warren Gatland says he was more pleased with their performance in the 13-6 win over England than their move to first place in the World Rugby rankings.