Tag: IRB World Rankings

  • Ireland Climb One Place as France Slip in IRB World Rankings

    Ireland have climbed one place to seventh in the latest IRB World Rankings after drawing 17-17 with France at the Stade de France in their rearranged RBS 6 Nations match on Sunday. The draw was just enough to lift the Irish above Argentina, albeit only by two hundredths of a rating point, and away from…

  • Spain Climb to New High in IRB World Rankings

    Spain have climbed into the top 20 of the IRB World Rankings for the first time after handing defending champions Georgia their first defeat of the European Nations Cup 2012, the home side winning 25-18 in Madrid on Saturday. The victory was in stark contrast to Georgia‚Äôs emphatic 60-0 win a year earlier, the Lelos…