Rugby World Cup 2023 Standings & Point Table [UPDATED]

Explore the Rugby World Cup 2023 Standings to keep track of your favorite teams’ progress. With real-time updates on points, positions, and performance, see which teams are advancing to the knockout stage and who’s falling behind.

Stay tuned to the latest from the top 20 nations vying for the title of world champions

Rugby World Cup 2023 Standings

2023 Rugby World Cup Standings, Points Table (Ladder)

Pool A

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Pool B

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Pool C


Pool D



  • Pld: Number of games played
  • W: Number of games won
  • D: Number of games drawn
  • L: Number of games lost
  • TF: Number of tries scored (tries for)
  • PF: Total number of points scored by the team (points for)
  • PA: Total number of points scored against the team (points against)
  • +/-: Points difference, PF−PA
  • BP: Bonus pool points
  • Pts: Total number of pool points

The Rugby World Cup 2023 is happening in France from September 8 to October 28. This is the first time France will host the entire event, and games will be played across nine amazing venues.

Also Check: Rugby World Cup 2023 Bracket

How Does the Pointing System Work?

Ever wondered how we determine who’s winning in the Rugby World Cup? It’s all about points.

Each team in a pool gets four points for a win, two points for a draw, and zero for a loss. But that’s not all – teams can also earn extra points.

If a team scores four or more tries in a match, they earn a bonus point. Even a losing team can get a bonus point if they lose by seven or fewer points.

When Does the Knockout Stage Start?

After all the pool games, we move on to the knockout stage. 2023 the knockout stage will start on October 7, with the quarter-finals. The teams will go head-to-head, and only the strongest will make it to the semi-finals, Bronze final then hopefully, the final!

Teams to Watch: Who are the Favorites?

As we approach the Rugby World Cup 2023, experts predict several teams will do well in the tournament. Previous heavyweights like New Zealand’s All Blacks, South Africa’s Springboks, and England’s Red Roses are likely to hold strong standings due to their historical prowess and recent performances.

However, the beauty of rugby lies in its unpredictability, and the standings might see some shake-ups.

Potential Underdogs: Who Could Surprise Us?

Don’t forget the underdogs! In Rugby World Cup 2023, keep an eye on Wales, Australia, Scotland, Argentina, and Japan. Despite not being the top favorites, they all have a knack for upsetting the odds.

Each has shown promise in previous tournaments. Watch out for Wales and Australia’s rich rugby history, Scotland’s solid team, Argentina’s gritty style, and Japan’s past performance. They could shake things up and add extra excitement to the games!