Topping world rankings is not important, says England’s Ben Youngs


• ‘You don’t need the rankings to tell us where we are as a team’• Manu Tuilagi ‘looking great’ going into Ireland warm-upThe England scrum-half Ben Youngs has dismissed the significance of the world No 1 ranking after it emerged Ireland will leapfrog Wales at the summit if they win at Twickenham on Saturday.Last weekend Wales went above New Zealand to claim the No 1 spot for the first time in their history and with any win for Ireland Joe Schmidt’s side will do the same. England could have taken top spot last weekend with a sizeable victory in Cardiff but now sit in fifth place and the highes…

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