PH Volcanoes zoom up in world rankings


Posted at Apr 18 2012 06:58 PM | Updated as of Apr 19 2012 03:56 PM

MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippine Volcanoes climbed the International Rugby Board (IRB) world rankings following their 37-20 victory over Singapore last Sunday.

According to, the Volcanoes went up 10 places after upsetting the higher-ranked Singapore team in the HSBC Asian 5 Nations.

From No. 72, the Philippines is now at No. 62, while Singapore fell to No. 56 from No. 52.

The Volcanoes are scheduled to take on Chinese Taipei on Wednesday.

The game will be aired live on Studio 23