George Merrick: Harlequins lock out with neck injury

George Merrick
George Merrick has made a total of 40 appearances for Harlequins

Harlequins second row George Merrick will be out for about six weeks with a neck injury.

The 24-year-old sustained the injury in the 43-21 victory over French Top 14 side Stade Francais in the European Challenge Cup on 14 October.

Merrick, who came through the club's academy and made his first-team debut in 2013, has made six appearances for Quins this season.

Harlequins play Edinburgh in the Challenge Cup on Saturday.

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