All Blacks dip to their lowest ranking

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After back to back losses to Australia and Argentina, New Zealand have dropped to third place on rugby's ranking list - their lowest point since the ranking system began.

New Zealand lost to Australia 24-22 in the final Test of their four-match Bledisloe Cup series, then suffered their first-ever loss to Argentina, 25-15 in Sydney on Saturday.

Argentina were ranked 10th before their historic win and have moved up to eighth while Australia are steady in sixth place.

New Zealand previously were in second place behind world champion South Africa, who chose to miss the Rugby Championship in Australia and haven't played a Test since winning the Rugby World Cup in Japan last year.

England, who beat Georgia 40-0 in London on Saturday, move up from third to second place, leap-frogging New Zealand.

Wales, on a six-test losing streak, have dropped from eighth to ninth place, their lowest point since 2012.

The rankings began in 2003.