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Rugby Championship R2 wrap: Big calls on the money in pulsating Boks-All Blacks clash Rugby Championship R2 wrap: Big calls on the money in pulsating Boks-All Blacks clash

It's one win apiece in the Rugby Championship, after the All Blacks and Pumas squared the ledger with the Springboks and Wallabies. Read on as we review some of the big talking points from the weekend.

Coaching uncertainty reigns despite All Blacks' win over Boks Coaching uncertainty reigns despite All Blacks' win over Boks

All Blacks forward Ardie Savea insisted Ian Foster has the full backing of his players after their 35-23 win over South Africa in Johannesburg on Saturday, but New Zealand Rugby chief Mark Robinson has still refused to guarantee the coach's future.

Foster admits uncertainty over All Blacks future Foster admits uncertainty over All Blacks future

New Zealand coach Ian Foster admits he has "no idea" if Saturday's excellent 35-23 Rugby Championship victory over South Africa will be enough to save his job, but believes there is more to come from his team.

Injuries bite as Wallabies' problem area exposed Injuries bite as Wallabies' problem area exposed

It'd be easy to point at the ever-growing Wallabies injury list for why they couldn't get the job done in San Juan on Sunday morning [AEST], but in their biggest ever loss to Argentina it was their inexperienced back three that left them exposed.

Wallabies crash to heavy Pumas defeat Wallabies crash to heavy Pumas defeat

The Wallabies have been unable to back up their opening Rugby Championship success, crashing to a 48-17 loss to Argentina in a helter-skelter affair in San Juan.

All Blacks end losing run, ease pressure on Foster All Blacks end losing run, ease pressure on Foster

Centre David Havili and lock Scott Barrett scored late tries as New Zealand eased the pressure on coach Ian Foster with a superb 35-23 victory over South Africa in their Rugby Championship clash at Ellis Park on Saturday.

Wallabies forced into front row reshuffle with Fainga'a concussion Wallabies forced into front row reshuffle with Fainga'a concussion

Australia have been forced into a late change on the eve of their Rugby Championship clash with Argentina after hooker Folau Fainga'a was ruled out of the contest in San Juan and replaced by Lachlan Lonergan, who will make his first test start.

Richie Mo'unga starts as All Blacks seek form reversal Richie Mo'unga starts as All Blacks seek form reversal

Richie Mo'unga will start at fly-half in the place of Beauden Barrett as one of four changes to his starting XV made by New Zealand coach Ian Foster for the must-win Rugby Championship clash with South Africa at Ellis Park on Saturday.

Pumas vs. Wallabies: Is James O'Connor's experience enough? Pumas vs. Wallabies: Is James O'Connor's experience enough?

Australia found a way to win in Mendoza, but even more injuries, including Quade Cooper, are starting to bite. Is James O'Connor's experience enough to get them home in San Juan?