|99%||Kick Percent Success||85%|
|22||Kicks From Hand||18|
|38% / 59%||Possession 1H/2H||62% / 41%|
|39% / 71%||Territory 1H/2H||61% / 29%|
|90 / 94 (95%)||Rucks Won||96 / 101 (95%)|
|8 / 9 (88%)||Mauls Won||3 / 3 (100%)|
|1||Total Free Kicks Conceded||2|
French referee Mathieu Raynal said he "100%" stood by his much-criticised decision to penalise Australia's Bernard Foley for time-wasting against the All Blacks earlier this month.
The Rugby Championship is in the books for another year, the 2022 edition the most keenly fought yet. While there was at times very little between the teams, the All Blacks and Springboks' proved the more complete and consistent outfits.
Another Rugby Championship campaign behind them, the Wallabies are no clearer to what their best World Cup XV might be. One thing is obvious, however, if they don't right fix discipline and find some consistency it will be a short campaign in France.
South Africa coach Jacques Nienaber believed their pre-match target of a bonus-point win by 39 points was achievable but the Springboks lost crucial momentum at the end of the first half in their 38-21 Rugby Championship win over Argentina.
The All Blacks have mauled Australia to put one hand on the Rugby Championship, belting an ill-disciplined Wallabies 40-14 in Auckland.
Determined to challenge the All Blacks before and after the first whistle, the Wallabies insist their response to the haka is designed to respect, not antagonise, their opponents.