North Walsham's own Lauren Hemp scored the vital goal as England's women reached the World Cup final.

The Lionesses beat host nation Australia 3-1 to seal their place in the last two, with Hemp scoring to make it 2-1 in the 71st minute.

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She then added an assist, playing a perfectly-weighted ball through for Alessia Russo to seal the win in the 86th.

Chelsea striker Sam Kerr had brought the Aussies back into the game midway through the second half, after Ella Toon opened the scoring with an unerring finish.

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Hemp started up front alongside Arsenal's Russo in Sarina Wiegman's 3-5-2, having scored the equaliser in a 2-1 defeat of Columbia in the quarters.

They'll face Spain in Sunday's final (11am UK time), after La Roja beat Sweden 2-1 in the other semi-final.

England beat the Spaniards on their run to Euro 2022 glory, and La Roja are mired in controversy after 15 players refused to play under head coach Jorge Vilda.