Haveron gets his man as Gary Browne signs for Carrick Rangers
Carrick Rangers have added some much needed Premiership experience ahead of their return to the top flight with the signing of former Northern Ireland under-21 international Gary Browne.
Rangers boss Gary Haveron has been hoping to sign Browneall summer, following their Belfast Telegraph Championship 1 title success last season and he has finally got his man less than two weeks before the new campaign.
Browne, who has spent the last two years with Coleraine, has signed a one-year deal with the Taylors Avenue side and is expected to make his debut in Saturday week's opening Danske Bank Premiership game away to Dungannon Swifts.
Browne, who has played for both of Belfast's Big Two, having joined Glentoran from York City 10 years ago before joining Linfield in 2011, follows fellow striker Mark Miskimmin in joining Carrick from Coleraine.
Midfielder Joe McNeill also signed for Carrick this summer after spending two seasons with the Bannsiders.
All five of Haveron's summer signings have Premiership experience, with midfielder Mark Surgeoner joining Rangers from Ballymena United and former Crusaders goalkeeper Chris Keenan signing last week.