After the victory last weekend against Wales, in Saint-Denis by 38-21, France managed to climb one position in the world rankings.
Before the duel that was played on Saturday and which had a great performance from the French backs, the French national team was ranked number 6, and after that, it was number 5, thus displacing the Wallabies.
Even to beat Ireland for him Six nations next weekend, those led by Fabien Galthié they would move to fourth place. It should be noted that it was the head coach himself who set himself the objective, when he assumed, to place the European team among the three best teams in the world.
South Africa, the last world champion in Japan 2019, continues to command the standings, while the podium is completed by the All Blacks and England.
The PumasFor their part, they are in tenth place, just before the beginning of the Three Nations.
This is the Top 10 of the ranking today:
1. South Africa 94.20
2. New Zealand 91.12
3. Inghilterra 88.42
4. Ireland 84.92
5. France 83.77 (+1)
6. Australia 82.91 (-1)
7. Wales 81.61
8. Scotland 80.69
9. Giappone 79.29
10. Argentina 78.31