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Here's The42's Team of the RWC semi-finals

Who were your top performers in this weekend’s two games?

JUST THE TWO games to pick from this weekend, but despite the gulf in styles between the semi-finals, there was no shortage of quality in either.

Here’s the best XV we could see from New Zealand’s win over South Africa and Australia’s victory over Argentina.

Be sure to let us know your thoughts on the selection (and your alternate suggestions) in the comment section below.

15. Ben Smith

Rugby Union - Rugby World Cup 2015 - Semi Final - South Africa v New Zealand - Twickenham Stadium Source: PA Wire/PA Images

14. Adam Ashley-Cooper

Rugby Union - Rugby World Cup 2015 - Semi-Final - Argentina v Australia - Twickenham Stadium Source: David Davies

13. Conrad Smith

Britain Rugby WCup South Africa New Zealand Source: AP/Press Association Images

12. Matt Giteau

giteau pass

11. Drew Mitchell

Rugby Union - Rugby World Cup 2015 - Semi-Final - Argentina v Australia - Twickenham Stadium Source: Mike Egerton

10. Bernard Foley

Rugby Union - Rugby World Cup 2015 - Semi-Final - Argentina v Australia - Twickenham Stadium Source: Mike Egerton

9. Will Genia

Rugby Union - Rugby World Cup 2015 - Semi-Final - Argentina v Australia - Twickenham Stadium Source: David Davies

1. Marcos Ayerza

Britain Rugby WCup Australia Argentina Source: Christophe Ena

2. Dane Coles

Britain Rugby WCup South Africa New Zealand Source: AP/Press Association Images

3. Ramiro Herrera

Britain Rugby WCup Argentina Australia Source: AP/Press Association Images

4. Eben Etzebeth

Britain Rugby WCup New Zealand South Africa Source: Alastair Grant

5. Sam Whitelock

Britain Rugby WCup New Zealand South Africa Source: Christophe Ena

6. Richie McCaw

Britain Rugby WCup New Zealand South Africa Source: Christophe Ena

7. Francois Louw

Rugby Union - Rugby World Cup 2015 - Semi Final - South Africa v New Zealand - Twickenham Stadium Source: PA Wire/PA Images

8. David Pocock

Britain Rugby WCup Argentina Australia Source: AP/Press Association Images

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