Top 10 International Rugby Teams


The Top Ten

1 New Zealand

This is common sense. People who vote here don't read the category. They just vote for there Favourite, not for the actual best.

Hey Ireland could never beat NZ at there national sport. NZ has 2 world cups under its belt and DID NOT CHEAT in the 2011 RWC final!
And why is Scotland 3rd on this list I suppose all you northern hemisphere idiots just vote for your own teams.

No team would have a chance against them even if they were a player down! That's how good they are

No one can compare to the all blacks say ireland are the best see at thenext world cup

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2 South Africa

The Springboks win ratio is more than 50% for every team except the All Blacks. Springboks play with more pride and more passion than any team. They have won two world cups and there is NOTHING like watching our boys in GREEN and GOLD taking the field! They are without a doubt number 1!

Is this for real? South Africa third and Ireland second? How many world cups have Ireland won again? As far as I remember there is only one European team that has ever won the Rugby's biggest show piece. I respect New Zealand, they deserve to be at the top but South Africa has to be second.

The Springboks should be no1! Most passion, most pride, most history, and they've won two world cups! How many has Ireland or Scotland won? Yeah that's right, sit down and keep your northern hemisphere mouths shut! - wowman707

I am English but SA are the best. You may ask why. They have very good history and drew with Australia away who beat New Zealand at the time

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3 Ireland

whats the win/loss for ireland worldwide?... haha - dogdogdog

Ireland is the best there can be! People always say New Zealand is the best but that's not true at all! Ireland is the best on this planet!

Ireland have the top players and could beat any team but if one province not even the best one could beat New Zealand than so could the whole country could

I'm Irish and I think they should be first on the list mainly because they are such a small country but they can beat so many other countries.To me they are the best in the world 👍🏻

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4 England

England, number 4? Argentina is ranked 4th, England is ranked 7th I think. Interesting that the top 4 in the rankings are from the southern hemisphere. One commentator said Michael Brown is the best fullback in the world. England didn't even make it out of the group stage. I think that England rugby at the moment... SUCKS!

Interesting the "best" team couldn't even make it out of the pool stage of their own World Cup! Lucky to still be in the top 10 at all.

This list is out of date cause England should now be no.2

England are way better than ireland.

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5 Australia

Why Even Watch Them, Its Like Watching Tennis With 15 Crying Men With YELLOW (not gold) YELLOW tops and YELLOW skirts with there YELLOW wands and there YELLOW tricycles.

How is Ireland, England and South Africa in front of Australia?

Australia is the best losers

I'm from New Zealand and I say Auzzie should be seconded seriously Ireland ahead of England and Auzzie

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6 Scotland

Scotland have proved that they have the talent and the mind set to winaustralia had been lucky that day but then its you loose you are out and even if he best team in the world is out that does not make scotland any worse but on the day they performed and they delivered, unlucky the decision went against them in the last minute

Obviously from English people, Scotland are in the quarter finals 2015, where are England? So Scotland are in the top 8. Simple mathematics.

What? Scotland are the worst team in the world

Scotland are the best

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7 France

Definitely France was in the cup against New Zealand and should have been put 2 or 3 on the top ten national teams

Sorry, scratch what I said but France should be in top 5

No argument about New Zealand sorry for what I said

Should be top five or at least front of england

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8 Wales

Wales claim to be better than England, this is a lie. England have won more six nations, have beaten Wales more times than wales beat England and England have won the World Cup and Wales have not (ever), they have never even come 2nd

Wales will never be better than Scotland at anything. Oh perhaps one thing 'something to do with wellies and sheep'

I am South African, but I know that Wales is by far, the best Northern Hemisphere team in the world. They should be 5th

Wales are that good that they beat England once 33-3.

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9 Argentina

Argentina is ranked fourth in the world you idiots, they are better than Ireland, England, Scotland and Italy

How is Scotland ahead if they are one of the worst in 6 nations?

Argentina and New Zealand final is a likely scenario at RWC2015

the best!

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10 Italy

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12 Georgia

Georgia is the best

Rugby is life in Georgia!

The best team in the world

The best

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13 Tonga

The best team in the world - Tevita

Tonga should not be here

14 Samoa

Fiji is better than Tonga and Samoa because Fiji bet both of them

Samoa is the best of the pacific islanders

MANU! Samoa had a close game with the ABs. - ReD_SteaLH

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15 Kenya

Kenya are horrible at rugby union but are kinda good at sevens

Kenya is very strong and consistent in its performance

Kenya are really good at sevens.

Really good at 7's

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16 United States

They won with New Zealand or not? just go to www.,which rugby team is the best"

17 Japan

The Japanese rugby team was beat South Africa and Samoa rugby team. So, they are best.

Unlucky to not make the playoffs! Not the best but definitely my Team of the RWC 2015!

They beat SA, although, the SA was casual and they used their B team

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18 Fiji

Fiji are class.

Fiji should be higher - Fatty5000

Fiji should be first because they beater newzealand

They are the obvious best they won Rio Olmpics 2016 to prove all the other teams are just there because people like them but this team had hall of famer Waisale serevi.

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19 Romania
20 Switzerland

What is Switzerland doing here

V 2 Comments
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