NZ and Australia head north ranked 1 and 4

Follow @RedefinedRugby (IRB.COM) Monday 21 October 2013 New Zealand and Australia head north for their forthcoming tours ranked first and fourth in the IRB World Rankings While the All Blacks' thrilling win against the Wallabies in Dunedin had no impact at the top of the IRB World Rankings, New Zealand and Australia remaining

Hungary climb 10 places in rankings

Follow @RedefinedRugby Hungary kicked off the RWC 2015 qualification process in Europe against Bulgaria a year ago with a 28-23 win Hungary have rocketed 10 places to 70th in the latest IRB World Rankings on the back of an emphatic 67-5 win over hosts Bulgaria in the European  Nations Cup 2014

Samoa send Scots sliding out of world top 10

Follow @RedefinedRugby  Alesana Tuilagi scored two tries in Samoa's first ever win against Scotland A first-ever win over Scotland has consolidated seventh place in the IRB World Rankings for Samoa in the latest publication of the global list. The Scots drop out of the top 10 in the new rankings, paying the price

Tour schedule has scope for ranking reshuffle

Follow @RedefinedRugby  England coach Mike Catt talks to his players during a training session ahead of the test against Argentina on 8 June With the June touring schedule in full flight, several nations have the chance to make great strides in the rankings battle this weekend. All the top 16 ranked nations are

RWC 2015 dream continues for Botswana

(RUGBY WORLD CUP) Botswana players celebrate their Africa Cup Division 1C success The dream of qualifying for Rugby World Cup 2015 remains alive for Botswana after they beat Mauritius 25-14 at the University of Botswana Stadium in Gaborone on Saturday to top the Africa Cup Division 1C standings from Ivory Coast. The margin