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There were plenty of changes in the World Rugby rankings after a busy Saturday of international matches played around the world. Photo: SA Rugby website

World Rugby standings updated after Springboks beat Argentina

There were plenty of changes in the World Rugby rankings after a busy Saturday of international matches played around the world.

springboks world rugby

There were plenty of changes in the World Rugby rankings after a busy Saturday of international matches played around the world. Photo: SA Rugby website

There were plenty of changes in the World Rugby rankings after a busy Saturday of international matches played around the world.

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However, despite their 24-13 win over Argentina, the Springboks remained in fourth place in the list.

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The Springboks are now only 0.03 points behind third-placed France who suffered a 25-21 defeat against Scotland.

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Ireland continue to lead the way after their 33-17 win over Italy, while New Zealand retained their second spot thanks to a late 23-20 win over Australia in Dunedin.

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RESULTS FROM SATURDAY

Samoa 34-9 Tonga

New Zealand 23-20 Australia

Japan 12-35 Fiji

Scotland 25-21 France

Wales 20-9 England

Romania 17-31 USA

Ireland 33-17 Italy

Argentina 13-24 South Africa

Uruguay 26-18 Namibia

TOP 10 IN LATEST WORLD RUGBY STANDINGS

RankCountryPoints
1Ireland91.82
2New Zealand90.77
3France89.00
4South Africa88.97
5Scotland84.24
6England81.01
7Argentina80.86
8Australia79.87
9Wales79.18
10Fiji78.70