Matthew Rees faces a spell on the sidelines after picking up a groin tear against the Wallabies.
Wales and Scarlets hooker Matthew Rees is likely to require surgery on the groin tear which saw him carried off on a stretcher against Australia at the Millennium Stadium in the final clash of the Invesco Perpetual Series of 2009.
Ospreys wing Shane Williams, who withdrew with a hamstring injury early in the first half, will not require surgery but will be in rehabilitation for a period of four to six weeks.
Squad captain Ryan Jones should be back in training this week after a back injury forced him to watch from the sidelines at the weekend and Leigh Halfpenny has joined the Baa-Baas squad still undergoing treatment for a dead leg.
"It is unclear at the moment as to the extent of Matthew's problem and we are currently in consultation with specialists but it is fair to say there is a strong likelihood that he will be requiring surgery and we will know more once that surgery has been undertaken," said Wales team physio Mark Davies.
"With Shane things are a little clearer, he has a grade two tear to his hamstring and will be out of action for four to six weeks undergoing treatment and rehab.
"Ryan will link back up with the Ospreys this week and should be taking some part in training and conditioning but will obviously be managed by his region. Leigh has reported for Baa-Baas duty and will receive treatment during the course of the week which should improve his situation."
UEFA has today confirmed the Football Association of Wales (FAW) has been successful in its bid for the Millennium Stadium to host the 2017 UEFA Champions League Final on Saturday 3rd June, 2017 (kick-off: 19.45hrs GMT).
The winners of a filmmaking competition organised by the education charity Into Film and the WRU enjoyed a behind the scenes tour of the Millennium Stadium - and a chance to be photographed with the WRU's fire-breathing, rugby loving mascot, Scorch The Dragon, and Welsh international, Jake Ball.
The Wales Under 20 camp are in a quietly confident mood as they face Ireland in the U20 Championship, with Coaching Co-Ordinator Allan Lewis and full back Dafydd Howells targeting a top five finish in the tournament.
Wales U20 may start as favourites against Japan this evening in the U20 Championship, but Team Manager Mark Taylor is warning against complacency. He is also hoping a good win will boost morale and 'kickstart' performances.
Coach Richard Hodges is hoping Wales U20 can put a disappointing campaign behind them when they tackle Japan tomorrow as they look to finish the U20 Championship strongly to secure a good seeding for next year's tournament.