World Rugby Rankings: Les Bleus on top

World Rugby Rankings: Les Bleus on top

France will top the World Rugby Rankings on Monday, an unprecedented feat since its inception in 2003.

France’s XV can thank Ireland and Wales! Fabian Galtti’s men will find themselves feeling like the best team in the world this Monday after narrowly winning against Japan in Tokyo this Saturday. New Zealand had knocked the Blues out of second place last week thanks to their win against an XV of Clover in the first Test match of the summer tour. The game has changed this Saturday, thanks to the rebellion of Northern Hemisphere nations.

In effect, Only one scenario could see the Blues settle at the top of the world rankings for the first time Since 2003, the International Rugby Board has established world rankings, now called World Rugby. In addition to the tricolor victory over Japan, New Zealand and South Africa had to bow out on their home soil this Saturday… but not Ireland. Win by more than fifteen points against the All Blacks.

Ireland and Wales helped France

A few minutes after the Blues’ win over the Brave Blossoms, The Leek XV took advantage of a lackluster match from the New Zealanders and quickly outnumbered them Sign their first win on the All Blacks’ turf… Limited to eleven points thanks to a Will Jordan signing in the final minutes. This is another reversal of the granted situation First win for Wales in South AfricaThanks to an essay by Josh Adams, Moments from the Siren.

These results are combined and applied to the Zero-Sum Game, a ranking maintained by World Rugby. France’s XV scored 89.41 points ahead of Ireland (88.79 points) and South Africa (88.61 points).. After England, New Zealand, South Africa, Wales and Ireland, France will become the sixth country to boast the world number one ranking.

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