Brian Lenihan signs new one-year Hull City contract

A general view of the KC Stadium is taken ahead of the English Premier League football match between Hull City and Chelsea in Kingston upon Hull, north east England on March 22, 2015
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Hull City hand a 12-month contract extension to defender Brian Lenihan with the option of a further year.

Hull City defender Brian Lenihan has signed a new one-year contract with the club.

The 22-year-old joined the Tigers from Cork City in 2014 but has seen his time at the KCOM Stadium disrupted by injuries so far.

However, having recently returned to the Under-23 side, Hull have now handed the full-back a 12-month extension which includes the option of a further year.

Lenihan has made just one senior appearance since joining Hull, mainly due to a series of recurring injuries which forced him to undergo knee surgery last summer.

Lenihan, who spent time on loan at Blackpool during the 2014-15 season, was called up to the Republic of Ireland senior squad during their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign and has been capped for their Under-21 side.

Hull manager Steve Bruce prior to kick-off against Fulham in the Premier League match on April 26, 2014
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