Following a Grand Slam win in the Six Nations, they rose to a ranking position of 5th. Australia went on to win their first Home Nations Grand Slam. From the section Rugby Union. Retrieved 10 November They fell to 9th by June , and, after rising back to 8th by September, fell to 10th after the World Cup. Those Lions became the only ones to win a series over the All Blacks. Welsh rugby reached a nadir when Wales suffered their first Five Nations championship whitewash; they had upset England in to avoid losing all their Championship matches that season,  but in Wales were defeated in all four Five Nations’ matches for the first time.
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