Wallabies fancied to reach final

2015-10-22 14:23
Wallaby coach Michael Cheika (Gallo Images)

London - While all eyes have been on the Springboks v All Blacks Rugby World Cup clash, Australia are favourites to beat Argentina in their semi-final clash.

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The Springboks and All Blacks have understandably hogged the headlines this week heading into their blockbuster showdown at Twickenham on Saturday (17:00 SA time).

Meanwhile, the Wallabies and Pumas have quietly been going about their business in preparation for their equally important clash on Sunday (also at Twickenham, 18:00 SA time).

The Wallabies' controversial last-minute 35-34 quarter-final victory over Scotland has been well documented, while Argentina accounted for Ireland 43-20 in emphatic fashion.

However, that hasn't stopped local bookmakers Sportingbet from installing the Wallabies at 6-point favourites to reach the October 31 final.

Michael Cheika's men are on offer at 4/11 for the victory, while the impressive Pumas look a shrewd bet at 11/5 to reach their first ever final.

Sport24 Editor Garrin Lambley is covering the 2015 Rugby World Cup live from London

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