Darragh Patrick Lenihan (born 16 March 1994) is an Irish professional footballer who plays as a Midfielder for Blackburn Rovers.
In the summer of 2011 he signed for Blackburn Rovers from Belvedere. Two years later, Lenihan signed a contract with the club and then again in May 2014.
In April 2015, Lenihan made his debut for Rovers against Millwall coming off the bench in the first half to replace Matthew Kilgallon. After making his debut, Lenihan said in his post-match interview that it was a great experience playing at Ewood Park and that hard work and patience had helped to earn him a first team place. The following game he made his full debut starting against Huddersfield Town.
Burton Albion (loan)
In October 2014 he signed for Burton Albion on a months loan. Lenihan made his league debut on 25 October coming off the bench against Stevenage.
On 24 November 2014, Lenihan's loan spell with Burton Albion was extended until 3 January 2015. Lenihan's loan spell with Burton Albion was extended twice for another month on 5 January 2015 and on 9 February 2015.
He scored his first goal for the club in a 1–1 draw with Portsmouth on 17 January 2015. After five months spell at Burton Albion, Lenihan was recalled by the club on 4 March 2015.
After appearing twice for the Republic of Ireland U17 level, Lenihan was called up by Republic of Ireland U19 in September 2012. Lenihan made his only Ireland U19 debut on 8 September 2012, in a 1–1 draw against Latvia U19.
Lenihan was called up by Republic of Ireland U21 for the first time in May 2014. Lenihan made his Ireland U21 debut, playing 90 minutes and as captain, in a 1–1 draw against Qatar U23.