Six Nations 2015: Wales move above Australia in rankings

Sam Warburton celebrates
Wales play Australia at Twickenham on 10 October in the 2015 World Cup in their last game in Pool A

Wales's Six Nations win over Ireland has helped them rise above 2015 World Cup Pool A rivals Australia in the official global rankings.

World Rugby's table shows Wales in fifth, with the Wallabies dropping a place to sixth.

There has been no change elsewhere in the top 10.

Defeated Ireland remain third while England are fourth behind leaders New Zealand. South Africa are second while Scotland stay 10th.

England beat Scotland on Saturday at Twickenham after Wales' tense win over Ireland in Cardiff.

Wales also face hosts England, Fiji and Uruguay in the World Cup.

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