Ma'a Nonu and Jerome Kaino are set to miss Saturday's match in Auckland after getting injured in Sydney.
Nonu hurt a shoulder and Kaino an elbow during the 12-12 draw.
All Blacks assistant coach Ian Foster told Fairfax Media that they were resigned to being without the duo.
'They had scans yesterday, and we'll know more about that tomorrow, but it's highly unlikely they'll be playing on Saturday.'
Neither player was able to train on Tuesday.
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