George Merrick: Harlequins lock signs new contract with Premiership club

George Merrick
George Merrick won the Six Nations Under-20 title with England Under-20s in 2012

Harlequins lock George Merrick has extended his contract with the Premiership club.

The 24-year-old has scored two tries in 43 first-team appearances since making his debut in 2013.

"He is another outstanding product of our academy," Quins director of rugby John Kingston said.

"I have no doubt that with a continued progression under the shrewd guidance of our coaching group, he can go on to international honours."

Quins have not disclosed the length of the England Under-20 international's new deal.

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