Scotland reach highest ever World Ranking position

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Scotland have reached their highest ever position in the World Rugby rankings after Saturday’s triumph over Wales.

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Ali Price and Alex Dunbar celebrate Scotland's victory over Wales. Picture: Neil Hanna

Ali Price and Alex Dunbar celebrate Scotland's victory over Wales. Picture: Neil Hanna

Vern Cotter’s men are now fifth in the world following the 29-13 victory, moving ahead of Wales, South African and France.

They now travel to England as they seek their first Championship since winning the Five Nations in 1999.

A victory would give them their first win at Twickenham since 1983, and their first Triple Crown since 1999.

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