Rugby Australia is refusing to guarantee the Wallabies coach is out of the woods.
The flanker has been one of NZ's best in their last three rugby tests.
It'd end a nine-year reign at the top for our national side.
The All Blacks flanker left the field before half-time in their match against the Springboks.
Australia trailed Argentina 31-7 at halftime of their Rugby Championship clash.
How the All Blacks rookie took over kicking duties from World Player of the Year.
The last three rugby tests between the rivals have been decided by a total of five points.
Online sports editor Grant Chapman analyses individual performances at Loftus Versfeld.
The All Blacks boss was relieved to end their Rugby Championship campaign on a positive note.
The All Blacks trailed by 17 points during their Rugby Championship clash.
The All Blacks trailed almost the entire match in their Rugby Championship finale.
Aphiwe Dyantyi borrowed his celebration from one of Wellington's favourite sons.
The All Blacks skipper expects a lung-searing 80 minutes - or more.
South Africa are chasing back-to-back wins over NZ for the first time since 2009.
The All Blacks midfielder is braced for the South African onslaught.
The All Blacks hope to end their Rugby Championship campaign on a positive note.
The Springboks have made three changes for their clash against NZ.
The Crusaders player will partner Sonny Bill Williams in the midfield at Pretoria.