Watch official World Cup highlights of Australia's victory over Argentina
Argentina’s fightback was not enough to give a victory over Australia. Australia will play New Zealand in the World Cup final for the first time after they resisted an Argentinian fightback in this thrilling semi-final.
The wallabies stormed into a thirteen point lead with a three-try first-half barrage, including two from Adam Ashley-Cooper. However Argentina never gave up, trailing by seven points with 26 minutes to go. Nicolas Sanchez’s was magnificent – kicking five penalties in all.
Argentina had chances in the second half as they used their pacy runners, however they failed to capitalise on their dominance up front. Ashley-Cooper completed a hat-trick of tries late on to secure victory – Watch official World Cup highlights here.