The NSW full-back hurt his hamstring early on in the 24-17 win over the Brumbies in Canberra.
He will miss out on the next 3 video games, which will see the side handle the Sunwolves in Tokyo prior to hosting the Lions and reds.
The Waratahs’ win in Saturday’s derby raised them into 2nd location in the Australian Conference above the Reds and indicated they’ve just lost among their opening 5 video games.
Folau stated: “It was such an essential video game to win, it’s actually put us in a favorable position to move forward from there. It is a difficult few weeks ahead of us as a group however the people are anticipating the difficulty.”
NSW are one point clear of the Reds in the domestic standings, however track the Rebels by 6 points.
Folau stated: “We’ve got a bye in about 3 weeks and we’re taking a look at a week-to-week thing, however you wish to ensure if you can protect a couple of excellent triumph of the 3 weeks then it will a minimum of put us in an excellent position in the competitors.”
While he was on the sidelines, Alex Newsome did a great task as his replacement as he made 11 brings and ran 65 metres. Just Taqele Naiyaravoro improved him in attack, scoring a double on his very first start of the season, running 110 metres and making 10 brings.
Mentioning Newsome, Folau stated: “He’s an extremely positive kid; genuine talkative around the group, speaks his mind, you can inform by the method he plays the video game. He’s been playing impressive rugby all year.”