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1New Zealand

Ireland number 1?! You must be joking - when was the last time they won anything.
New Zealand's winning percentage against all opponents is 77%, compared to the South Africa the next best at 65% and Ireland 44%.
For the credibility of this website, take Ireland down!

The All Blacks are the gods of rugby, they can rip up any country that has the guts to face them. Also, South Africa deserves to be second, since when did Ireland win anything?

I'm South African I love to hate dem butt man all blacks can play sum good rugby butt the springboks will rise again so watch out.

Ireland should be first

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2Ireland

Over the last few years Ireland have been consistent throughout the 6 nations. They will be going through a transitional period over the next few years losing some keys players but I think they have strength in depth

Ire land is my hometown and they rock! I'm a fan of New Zealand but Ireland will always be my favorite!

cus they are the best and when I went on to another website it said ireland were 8th and I think they are the best ever in the world... IRELAND ROCK

Joe Schmidt is the best manager ever!

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3England

There the best team ever beating teams like wales Italy and Ireland seriously you can't get better than this amazing team plus this is my country

It's team is fantastic, the teams play is beautiful, one of the best teams around no-doubt

When since have you seen a team like england get to the RWC final twice?

England are out of the game on there 5th match on Rugby World Cup 2015. So sad. - lizard302

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4Australia

How the hell is England, Scotland and CANADA infront of the wallabies? thats just ridicuouss. - ilovesydneyfc

Um
Canada = 0 world cup wins
England = 1 world cup win
Scotland = 0 world cup wins
South Africa = 2 world cup wins(Tied best team)
New Zealand = 1 world cup win
Ireland = 0 world cup wins

AUSTRALIA 2!

Hahahahah this is absolutley RIDICULOUS! How is Canada above us? And how is Ireland number one?! Ireland are terrible! This is outragous!

Ireland haven't even won a world cup and Australia doubles there's by winning 2! 1

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5Wales

We did come number 4 in the world cup. So I think we should be at least 4. Also we have got a young team. I think the next world rugby cup we will be at least all the northern teams.

Also we bet England, Scotland and a lot more countries in the world cup
So come on, vote for wales

Wales should be in 4 because only sth Africa New Zealand and Australia are better than them and Wales beat England in the 2012 6 nations in fact they won the grand slam

We did come 4 in the world cup, so I think with more practicing the young team Wales has we should beat England and other countries and with a bit of luck New Zealand

So when wales beats Scotland 54-3 and England 30-3 its in 7th

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6Scotland

scotland are getting better by the day
before you know it we'll be #1

Scotland play Australia. The TMO is Australian.Makes you think

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7South Africa

Ireland play like the sissy leprechauns they are! New Zealand are a bunch of people who have tatoos to make them look tough cause they are wusses! I watched Braveheart and he said " We fight for freedom ", yeh, with a rugby team like that, heck no, Scotland suck. On the other hand, SA is a team of people who can actually play Rugby. France sucks, they should go back to making crossiants.

You ratings are crap and inaccurate. South Africa should be 1, then New Zealand and Australia is a team of wimps (eg. Matt Giteu) and shouldn't be in the top 10000.

If you look at South Africa They are the most successful team in the world cup with only 3 losses and only 3 years after their sports boycott ended they won the world cup. And why is Canada even in the top 10 I would rather prefer USA over Canada

My country is going to be on top for the coming days just watch it

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8Argentina

Yes the Pumas are getting a lot better thru the years, I think they deserved to be on the top 10 I'll say they are on top of France. They are the number 8 in the worl!

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10Canada

I agree Canada should not be in the top ten, but they should be in the top 15. In the world rankings, they are above the USA.

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11Italy

This team should be in Canada's spot. They beat Ireland and France in 2013

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12Fiji

Best pacific islands team of all time. Some of the greatest players ever. Should be at least in the topten.

13Japan

New Zealand is better than japan. Nah Japan is the best team in the world kids

14Romania
15Malaysia
16Georgia

Atm we are 14th in ranking, so lets be fair

17United States

Highland rugby is the greatest.

18Zimbabwe

At least 2nd in Africa
In my opinion they are 5th in the world
How is Zimbabwe behind South Africa?
Ahead of Zimbabwe are New Zealand, Australia, Fiji, Tonga
They are all pacific islands.

19India

Indian is trying is ways hard to get into the world rugby format. Army India is the best team of India.

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