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Wales rise to fifth in World Rugby rankings

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Wales rise to fifth in World Rugby rankings

Wales beat South Africa 22-20 in Washington DC to maneuver above the Springboks

Wales have risen to fifth within the World Rugby rankings, leapfrogging South Africa after beating them 22-20 in Washington DC final Saturday.

Their third consecutive win over the Springboks was additionally sufficient to carry Wales above Scotland for his or her highest rating since February 2017.

South Africa drop one place to seventh, whereas New Zealand high the rankings.

Eire are second, adopted by England after which Australia, with Scotland sixth and France in eighth.

Argentina, who vacationers Wales subsequent play on successive weekends starting in San Juan on 9 June, are ninth, with Fiji finishing the highest 10.

BBC Sport – Rugby Union

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