Rhys Priestland will have scans today as Wales and the Scarlets sweat on the fly-half's fitness.
The 25-year-old was stretchered off with an Achilles injury after 47 minutes of the Scarlets' home defeat to Exeter Chiefs.
Priestland slipped while taking the ball into contact and could face an extended period on the sidelines.
"Rhys has got an Achilles injury," said Scarlets head coach Simon Easterby.
"We won't know the extent of that until he has a scan. But it didn't look good."
The Scarlets' woes were compounded by further injuries suffered by Aaron Shingler and Samson Lee.
Shingler, a shining light in Wales' autumn campaign, came off with a groin problem while Lee injured his shoulder.
"Aaron Shingler suffered a groin injury and he's been carrying that for a couple of weeks," added Easterby.
"Hopefully he will come through but that didn't look great either."
The injured trio are just the latest worries for Rob Howley ahead of the 2013 RBS Six Nations.
Adam Jones, Aaron Jarvis, Craig Mitchell, Ian Evans, Alun Wyn Jones and Dan Lydiate all remain on the sidelines, as do George North, Leigh Halfpenny and Jamie Roberts.
But Roberts and Halfpenny are both set to be fit for the Championship with return dates pencilled in for mid-January.
"We've had a few opinions now from the specialists and it seems to be about six weeks will be there time where the nerve will have settled down and it'll be safe to go back to play," added the Cardiff Blues full-back
British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland will be heading back home to take on the All Blacks next year where for him, success for 2017 is all about going to New Zealand and winning a Test Series.
James Davies was one of three Welsh players announced in Team GB's men's sevens squad for Rio yesterday at a sweltering Trafalgar Square. WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie battles with a Japanese tour guide as 'Cubby' reveals who has made his teammate, Sam Cross, the player he is today.
Robin McBryde and son Billy are set to represent Wales on either side of the globe over the coming weeks with Robin travelling to New Zealand as Wales assistant coach and Billy competing at the World Rugby U20 Championship (Manchester, June 7-25). WRU TV caught up with the pair and captured a unique perspective into the factors that produce such a high-achieving rugby family.
Wales assistant coach Robin McBryde is predicting a tough battle against England on Sunday despite the fact they may not be considered to be at full strength. Players will be out to impress Eddie Jones which makes England a dangerous proposition, he says.
Cardiff Blues hung on to win 23-21 in Italy and extend their unbeaten run in the Guinness PRO12 to four matches.
Having lost five and drawn one of their last 10 PRO12 visits to Italy the Blues travelled hoping to end their Italian curse.
The Welsh Rugby Union, together with Pro Rugby Wales, has secured significantly improved insurance cover for all registered players, coaches and referees at each of its member clubs and regions at reduced costs -working with Aon, one of the world's largest insurance brokers and risk advisors.