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It was Pocock's second loss as Wallabies captain (now 3-2 wearing the skipper's armband*), the All Blacks third straight in Sydney, and gave New Zealand the edge in retaining the Bledisloe Cup, as well as winning The Investec Rugby Championship.
Pocock will have scans today, and Wallabies coach Robbie Deans didn't deny that he could lose his captain and dynamic flanker.
"That's a possibility," he said.
Deans confirmed that Reds halfback Will Genia will captain the Wallabies if Pocock is ruled out.
Genia could have his partnership with Quade Cooper restored, after Deans suggested that "obviously he'll be considered," after the Wallabies look for an edge over the World Champions.
The Wallabies reported no other injury concerns.
They will name a touring squad to face the All Blacks at Eden Park in the coming days, with the team not leaving Australia until late in the week.
*Loss against Scotland, 3-0 series win against Wales, loss against All Blacks