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The finals of the 2015 RWC will be a battle of the Tasman Sea, as the Wallabies defeated Argentina 29-15 at Twickenham to face New Zealand next Saturday. Australia scored four tries, three from an Adam Ashley-Cooper hat trick to hold off a persistent Argentina side that survived on five penalties.
The Wallabies stormed out 7-0 on an intercepted ball from the opportunistic Simmons who dove happily under the posts. Then 7-3, followed by a long pass to winger Cooper for his first try for another seven points (14-3). His second try made it 19-6 and, finally, 19-9 at the break.
Argentina replied with a quick penalty in the second half, closing the gap to 19-12. But the Wallabies added on 10 more points, including a try from Cooper who dove into the corner for his third score.
This marks Australia's first RWC final since 2003 when they lost to England.
Both Wallabies and All Blacks, rated one and two at the beginning of the event, went undefeated in the tournament.
Both sides have won two world cups, so next Saturday's match will determine who will be the first side to win three.