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Kavanagh Joins Saints On Multi-Year Deal

St Patrick's Athletic are delighted to welcome Brandon Kavanagh to Richmond Park, the 23-year-old attacking midfielder joins us on a multi-year contract from Derry City, for an undisclosed fee.

The Crumlin native began his League of Ireland underage career with Bohemians before moving to Shamrock Rovers, he made his LOI Premier Division debut off the bench against Bray Wanderers in April 2018, he was among the substitutes for Shamrock Rovers for their 2019 FAI Cup Final win against Dundalk at Aviva Stadium.

Brandon was also part of their League winning squad in 2020.

Kavanagh spent the 2021 season on loan with Bray Wanderers, he scored seven goals in 31 games at The Carlisle Grounds and was named in the PFAI First Division Team of the Year for the second successive year, having also been named in the TOTY in 2020 while with Shamrock Rovers II.

The Ireland underage international moved to The Ryan McBride Brandywell ahead of the 2022 campaign, he made 72 appearances for Derry City and won the FAI Cup in 2022, coming on in the 4-0 victory over Shelbourne last November. Brandon scored nine times for Derry.

Brandon said:

"I'm really looking forward to being a St Pat's player and I'm delighted to get the deal over the line.

I spoke to Jon about his plans for the club and I'm excited for the future here.

Pat's have done really well over the last couple of seasons, they've just won the cup again, they play good football and the supporters have been excellent, it's something I really want to be part of and I can't wait to get to work."

You can watch Brandon's full first interview as a Saint on our YouTube channel and see his signing photos on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages.

Manager Jon Daly added:

"I'm delighted to get Brandon in. I've seen him play live numerous times and I've always come away impressed by his performances, he is a very talented player. I've no doubt Brandon will fit into the group really well and we're very happy to welcome him to the club."

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