Sri Lanka rise in World Rugby Men’s Ranking

Asia Rugby Men’s Division 1 Tournament 2024

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Sri Lanka’s victory in the Asia Rugby Men’s Division 1 Tournament 2024 lifted them up three places in the World Rugby Men’s Rankings when they were officially updated at 12 noon (GMT +1) on Monday. 

Sri Lanka will find themselves in 41st – their best position since they were 40th in August 2018. Kazakhstan, meanwhile, will remain in 64th. 

Qatar won the third-place play-off against India, 34-25, and will climb four places to a new high of 90th. India are set to drop two to 89th. 

Sri Lanka defeated India in the 2nd Semi-Final before beating Kazakhstan by 45-07 in the Final