Trent Merrin has taken to Instagram where he uploaded a photo of his injured finger.
Merrin was forced to withdraw from this evening's clash between the Panthers and Cowboys in Bathurst after he injured his finger during the warm-up.
Initial diagnosis was a broken finger, however it was soon revealed Merrin sustained a compound fracture to his right hand 'pointer' finger.
The 2014 NSW Origin winner is facing an extended stint on the sidelines.
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