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Americas Rankings – July 02 2017

This weekend there was one capped get match involving teams from the Americas. That fixture was the Rugby World Cup Qualifier between the USA and Canada. The Eagles won the match well at home. The result is a rise for the USA and a fall for Canada.

The updated rankings see the USA increasing from 65.71 to 65.84 points. Canada, meanwhile, falls from 59.47 to 59.21 points. Neither country has risen or fallen in the Americas Rankings. As such the USA remains second and Canada fourth.

Sitting in between the North Americans is Uruguay. Los Teros are third in the Americas on 63.15 points. In the World Rankings this translates into 18th spot. Canada are 23rd and face a tough task of rising. Their November 2017 internationals will require vast improvement.

With the USA having qualified for Rugby World Cup 2019 as Americas 1 there is one remaining regional spot. The Americas 2 spot will go to either Canada or Uruguay. The lower ranked of the two will host the first fixture Americas Final qualifying fixture on January 27 2018. The return fixture will be at the higher ranked location on February 03 2018. The winner, on aggregate, will qualify for Japan 2019.

RANK COUNTRY POINTS WRR
1 argentina-logo-thumbnail Argentina 79.50 9
2 usa-logo-thumbnail USA 65.84 17
3 uruguay-logo-thumbnail Uruguay 63.15 18
4 canada-logo-thumbnail Canada 59.47 23
5 chile-logo-thumbnail Chile 54.76 28
6 brazil-logo-thumbnail Brazil 54.50 29
7 paraguay-logo-thumbnail Paraguay 48.54 40
8 colombia-logo-thumbnail Colombia 47.97 44
9 guyana-logo-thumbnail Guyana 46.55 51
10 trinidad-tobago-logo-thumbnail Trinidad & Tobago 45.51 55
11 cayman-islands-logo-thumbnail Cayman Islands 45.20 56
12 mexico-logo-thumbnail Mexico 45.12 57
13 venezuela-logo-thumbnail Venezuela 41.14 62
14 jamaica-logo-thumbnail Jamaica 38.76 70
15 bermuda-logo-thumbnail Bermuda 37.39 75
16 peru-logo-thumbnail Peru 36.82 79
17 barbados-logo-thumbnail Barbados 36.48 83
18 bahamas-logo-thumbnail Bahamas 34.03 88
19 turks-caicos-logo-thumbnail Turks & Caicos Islands 33.53
20 st-vincent-logo-thumbnail St. Vincent and the Grenadines 33.12 84
21 saint-lucia-logo-thumbnail St. Lucia 31.79
22 guatemala-logo-thumbnail Guatemala 31.26
23 costa-rica-logo-thumbnail Costa Rica 30.70
24 ecuador-logo-thumbnail Ecuador 30.57
25 panama-logo-thumbnail Panama 30.29
26 belize-logo-thumbnail Belize 30.00
= bolivia-logo-thumbnail Bolivia 30.00
= british-virgin-islands-logo-thumbnail British Virgin Islands 30.00
= cuba-logo-thumbnail Cuba 30.00
= guadeloupe-logo-thumbnail Guadeloupe 30.00
= haiti-logo-thumbnail Haiti 30.00
= honduras-logo-thumbnail Honduras 30.00
= martinique-logo-thumbnail Martinique 30.00
= nicaragua-logo-thumbnail Nicaragua 30.00
= st-kitts-nevis-logo-thumbnail St. Kitts and Nevis 30.00
= suriname-logo-thumbnail Suriname 30.00
37 Dominican Republic 29.12
38 curacao-logo-thumbnail Curaçao 27.08
39 el-salvador-logo-thumbnail El Salvador 27.05

 

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Formally created in June 2015, this website's goal is to increase media exposure of the Tier 2 rugby nations, and create a hub with a focus on the stories of rugby in the Americas - North, Central and South.

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