INF World Rankings

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The INF World Rankings are published by the International Netball Federation (INF) to make it possible to compare the relative strengths of internationally active national netball teams. Initially, rankings were based on the results from the World Netball Championships, and released after the conclusion of each event, every four years. A new ranking system was implemented on 11 February 2008, wherein teams are ranked based on international tests played, currently since July 2010. Teams appear on the rankings list once they have played eight international test matches, starting from July 2010. The rankings are updated by the INF every month. Australia and New Zealand have dominated the INF world rankings in previous years and they are the only two netball nations to have ever held the number one world ranking since its introduction in 2009.

Current world rankings[edit]

Full Rankings as of 15 February 2015[1]
Rank Change Team Rating
1 Steady  Australia 199
2 Steady  New Zealand 175
3 Steady  England 160
4 Steady  Jamaica 148
5 Steady  Malawi 135
6 Steady  South Africa 134
7 Steady  Fiji 121
8 Steady  Wales 111
9 Steady  Trinidad and Tobago 98 (98.038)
10 Steady  Barbados 98 (97.731)
11 Increase 1  Scotland 95
12 Decrease 1  Northern Ireland 89
13 Steady  Samoa 85
14 Steady  Uganda 83
15 Steady  Tanzania 76
16 Steady  Botswana 59
17 Steady  Singapore 57
18 Steady  Zambia 55
19 Steady  Papua New Guinea 49
20 Steady  Saint Lucia 46
21 Steady  Canada 44 (43.923)
22 Steady  Cook Islands 43
23 Steady  Malaysia 40
24 Steady  Sri Lanka 34
25 Increase 2  Hong Kong 30
26 Decrease 1  Zimbabwe 28
27 Decrease 1  United States 24
28 Steady  Ireland 18
29 Steady  Grenada 8
30 Steady   Switzerland 8
31 Steady  Namibia 7
32 New entry  Thailand 7
33 Decrease 1  Swaziland 4
34= Decrease 1  Gibraltar 0
34= Decrease 1  Bermuda 0
36= Decrease 1  Malta 0
36= Decrease 1  Israel 0

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ INF. "Current World Rankings".  Last updated 15 February 2015.