New Zealand

Best Sports

2017

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Rugby Union 220 36.8
2 Softball 80 13.4
3 Canoe/Kayak Sprint 68 11.4
4 Track Cycling 57 9.5
5 Cricket 32 5.4
6 Snowboarding 29 4.9
7 Athletics 25 4.2
8 Lacrosse 20 3.3
9 Golf 15 2.5
10 Speedskating 14 2.3 -1

2016

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Rugby Union 161 15.6
2 Hockey 126 12.2
3 Sailing 112 10.8
4 Football 100 9.7
5 Cricket 99 9.6 -3
6 Golf 92 8.8 6
7 Athletics 70 6.8 2
8 Track Cycling 63 6.1 -2
9 Rowing 60 5.8 -6
10 Canoe/Kayak Sprint 40 3.9 -2

2015

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Rugby Union 277 29.0
2 Cricket 160 16.8 5
3 Rowing 93 9.8
4 Softball 80 8.4 11
5 Netball 80 8.4
6 Track Cycling 55 5.8
7 Swimming 46 4.8
8 Canoe/Kayak Sprint 40 4.2 -3
9 Athletics 27 2.8
10 Mountain Bike 20 2.1 3

2014

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Rugby Union 201 27.3
2 Hockey 108 14.7
3 Rowing 87 11.8 2
4 Sailing 83 11.3
5 Canoe/Kayak Sprint 62 8.4 -1
6 Track Cycling 45 6.1 2
7 Cricket 27 3.7 -1
8 Triathlon 20 2.7 4
9 Golf 18 2.4
10 Freestyle Skiing 17 2.3 6

2013

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Rugby Union 530 50.2
2 Softball 90 8.5
3 Rugby League 80 7.6
4 Canoe/Kayak Sprint 52 4.9 3
5 Rowing 52 4.9 1
6 Cricket 50 4.7 7
7 Swimming 48 4.5 8
8 Track Cycling 33 3.1 -3
9 BMX 24 2.3 1
10 Road Cycling 22 2.1 -2

New Zealand Positions

2017

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 24
Gender:Men 37
Gender:Women 17
Continent:Oceania 2
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 4
Gender:Men 10
Gender:Women 2
Continent:Oceania 1

2016

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 18
Gender:Men 26
Gender:Women 17
Continent:Oceana 2
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 1
Gender:Men 2
Gender:Women 1
Continent:Oceana 1

2015

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 20
Gender:Men 18
Gender:Women 29
Continent:Oceana 2
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 4
Gender:Men 1
Gender:Women 4
Continent:Oceana 1

2014

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 23
Gender:Men 30
Gender:Women 18
Continent:Oceana 2
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 3
Gender:Men 5
Gender:Women 2
Continent:Oceana 1

2013

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 19
Gender:Men 17
Gender:Women 26
Continent:Oceana 2
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 3
Gender:Men 2
Gender:Women 5
Continent:Oceana 1
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