Kildare County have signed defender Sean L'Estrange from First Division rivals Kilkenny City ahead of the new eircom League season.

L’Estrange played for renowned Dublin nurseries Lourdes Celtic and Stella Maris and represented the Irish schools side.

A three-year stint at Shelbourne followed before he joined Kilkenny City last season, but he is on the move once more to join the Thoroughbreds.

The 20-year-old joins experienced former St Patrick’s Athletic star Paul Donnelly in making the move from Kilkenny to Kildare since the end of last season.