Blackburn Rovers have handed Irish winger Aaron Doran a first pro deal.

The 17-year-old has signed his first professional contract with a deal that will keep him at Rovers until the summer of 2010.

An Irish under 17 international, Doran has impressed all in his first full year with the Academy, ending the season the top scorer for Gary Bowyer's side with 9 goals from his 22 appearances.