The Springbok Women have been ranked 12th after World Rugby introduced the first-ever women's Test rankings.
England were crowned world champions after beating Canada 21-9 in the Women’s World Cup final on Sunday.
Canada and England will contest the Women's Rugby World Cup final in Paris on Sunday, after contrasting semi-final victories over France and Ireland respectively.
Springbok Women's captain Mandisa Williams has lost her appeal against a 16-week suspension for striking an opponent.
Wales thrashed the Springbok Women 35-3 in Marcoussis on Saturday to clinch their first World Cup pool victory since 1998.
Springbok Women's coach Lawrence Sephaka has made five changes to his team ahead of their final World Cup pool match against Wales on Saturday.
Ireland shocked the four-time world champions with a 17-14 win on Tuesday.
France scored nine tries to thrash the Springbok Women 55-3 at the World Cup in Marcoussis on Tuesday.
Springbok Women's coach Lawrence Sephaka has been forced to reshuffle his starting XV after his captain Mandisa Williams was suspended for 16 weeks.
Springbok Women's coach Lawrence Sephaka believes his team can beat hosts France in their second World Cup clash on Tuesday.