South Africa’s lead at the top of the World Rugby rankings have grown bigger after the All Blacks dropped to third following their loss to Argentina on Saturday.
The Springboks have extended their lead at the top of the World Rugby rankings despite not playing a Test match since last year’s World Cup final.
World Rugby has announced that the Rugby World Cup 2023 draw will take place in Paris at Palais Brongniart on 14 December.
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.