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Americas Rankings – August 15 2017

This weekend there was one capped get match involving teams from the Americas. That fixture was the South American C Championship warm-up match in Guatemala City. The 2015 and 2016 champions, Guatemala hosted the 2014 champions, El Salvador.

The match was a one-sided affair. Guatemala’s tremendous progress in recent years was underlined as Los Jaguares powered to a 114-0 record-breaking victory. The result also confirmed the extend of El Salvador’s problems, shedding light on to the decision to not play in the upcoming South American C Championship in Costa Rica.

The result in Guatemala city sees Guatemala gaining slightly. The exchanged rankings points see a gain from 31.26 to 31.68 points. This sees Guatemala edging towards St. Lucia who occupy 21st spot in the Americas Rankings. El Salvador remain bottom of the Americas Rankings in 39th of all competing teams from the Western Hemisphere. The updated ranking sees a fall from 27.05 to 26.63 points.

With the Rugby Championship starting this coming Saturday there may well be additional changes to the Americas Rankings next week. In the opening round Argentina face South Africa in Port Elizabeth.

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 31.68
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 26.63

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