Former Oxford United frontman Pat Hoban joined the Stags in June 2016 prior to the start of pre-season training.
The 24-year-old previously appeared over 40 times for Oxford in a two year spell as well as enjoying loan spells at Stevenage and Grimsby in the 2015/16 season.
Hoban also played in Grimsby's recent 3–1 victory over Forest Green Rovers in the 2016 National League play-off final at Wembley,
Born in the Republic of Ireland, Hoban made a name for himself at Dundalk, where he scored 18 goals in 2012-13, becoming the club’s top goalscorer. In the same season he won the Soccer Writers’ Association Player of the Month (August 2013) and was named in PFAI’s Premier Division Team of the Year (2013).