2016/2017 Standings
POS TEAM UAE SA NZ AUS USA CAN JPN SING FRA ENG TOTAL
1 South Africa 22 19 22 22 22 19 19 12 0 0 157
2 Fiji 19 13 19 13 19 17 22 10 0 0 132
3 England 17 22 10 19 13 22 10 17 0 0 130
4 New Zealand 10 17 12 17 15 13 13 13 0 0 110
5 United States 8 10 5 12 17 15 15 19 0 0 101
6 Australia 13 5 7 15 12 10 17 15 0 0 94
7 Canada 3 3 15 3 10 10 10 22 0 0 76
8 Argentina 5 7 13 10 10 12 12 3 0 0 72
9 Scotland 12 15 17 1 5 3 8 7 0 0 68
10 Wales 15 10 5 10 3 8 2 8 0 0 61
11 Kenya 5 12 8 2 8 5 7 10 0 0 57
12 France 10 8 10 7 5 1 5 5 0 0 51
13 Samoa 7 1 3 5 7 7 1 5 0 0 36
14 Russia 1 5 2 8 1 1 5 2 0 0 25
15 Japan 1 1 1 5 2 2 3 1 0 0 16
16 Chile 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 0 6
17 Uganda 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
18 Papua New Guinea 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
19 Korea 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
20 Hong Kong 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1

Points available have been adjusted to ensure every team in each tournament gets some points. The tournament points system is shown below:

Tournament points system
Placings 16-team tournaments 24-team tournaments
Cup winners: 22 pts 22 pts
Runners-up: 19 pts 19 pts
Third-place play-off winners: 17 pts 17 pts
Third-place play-off losers: 15 pts 15 pts
Plate winners: 13 pts 13 pts
Plate runners-up: 12 pts 12 pts
Plate semifinalists: 10 pts 10 pts
Bowl winners: 8 pts 8 pts
Bowl runners-up: 7 pts 7 pt
Bowl semifinals: 5 pts 5 pt
Shield winners: 3 pts 3 pts
Shield runners-up: 2 pts 2 pts
Shield semifinals: 1 pt 1 pt

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