The All Black coach, John Mitchell, has tightened his former team in the ranking.
Mitchell, an assistant head of England Eddie Jones, has raised Ireland above New Zealand in its own version of the world ranking.
But I did not even have the possibility to inform you about Ireland Irish Times green men would try to "get out of the way" of us. "
While Ireland beat All Blacks last year, Steve Hansen's side is still at the top of the world ranking. But not in Mitchell's world.
On the eve of an advertiser of the six highly anticipated nations between Ireland and England, Mitchell said: "Our goal is to win the six nations, but first it is Ireland and possibly they are the best team in the world.
"If you are going to play the best team in the world, you can also enter it immediately.
"It was deserved all the honors that arrived in 2018. It has always been difficult to play there (Dublin), but now it is even harder because they are a well-trained team."
Mitchell believes that Ireland will base its game around half of the skating expert of Conor Murray.
"Through their process and being a well trained side, they are resistant, they will basically try us," he said.
England star Owen Farrell is likely to lead the side after recovering from the thumb's, while Mitchell said Brad Shields's ex-insurer of hurricanes went well because of the long- # Side pressure