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Women’s rugby, the updated world ranking. Italy rises and aims for sixth place


The Women’s Six Nations TikTok kicked off this weekend and started 2022 that will lead this fall to the World Cup in New Zealand. And the next weekends could revolutionize the world ranking which already suffered a small shake in the first weekend. And Italy dreams big.

The podium does not change, with England winning in Scotland confirming themselves at the top with 96.26 points , followed by New Zealand , second with 88.58 points . In third place remains France , which thanks to the success over Italy maintains the podium with 88.43 points .

At the foot of the podium is Canada, which has 88.15 points , and with the North Americans the top part of the ranking closes. You have to go down to 78.68 points to find fifth in the standings, that is Australia , which precedes the USA, sixth with 76.63 points . And it is from here that the past weekend has revolutionized the ranking.

Despite the defeat in Grenoble, in fact, Andrea Di Giandomenico’s Italy gains a square and finds itself in seventh position with 76.43 points , targeting the United States, an opponent of the blue at the next World Cup. Ireland slips to eighth place ( 74.71 points ) after the defeat against Wales, while Scotland remains in ninth place, with 73.48 points . Wales closes the top 10, with the victory over Ireland overtaking Spain with 72.76 .