24th April 01:12 PM
Fiji Bati drops to 8th place in latest Rugby League World Rankings
By Save Waqa
Monday 15/05/2017

The Fiji Bati is currently ranked 8th in the latest rugby league world rankings that was released this morning.

Their loss to Tonga last weekend saw Tonga move up to 11th place in the standings and the Fiji Bati dropped from the 7th to 8th.

Thailand and Uruguay are the two new nations included in the standings which takes the total up to 42 countries participating in rugby league globally.

Australia leads the standing, New Zealand is in second place while England is in third place and Scotland at fourth.

Australia will co‑host the Rugby League World Cup with New Zealand and Papua New Guinea which will see 19 countries compete for the world title in November.

Meanwhile in the NRL matches this week, the Sharks will take on the Cowboys at 8.50pm Thursday.

Full Rankings

1 Australia

2 New Zealand

3 England

4 Scotland

5 Samoa

6 France

7 Ireland

8 Fiji

9 Wales

10 USA

11 Tonga

12 Serbia

13 Canada

14 Italy

15 PNG

16 Russia

17 Jamaica

18 Belgium

19 Malta

20 Spain

21 Lebanon

22 Ukraine

23 Germany

24 Cook Islands

25 Czech Republic

26 Norway

27 Denmark

28 Greece

29 Sweden

30 Netherlands

31 Niue

32 South Africa

33 Hungary

34 Philippines

35 Thailand

36 Chile

37 Vanuatu

38 El Salvador

39 Latvia

40 Solomon Islands

41 Uruguay

42 Morocco

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