The SSE Airtricity/SWAI Player of the Month nominations for February have been announced.
The first SSE Airtricity/SWAI Player of the Month award of the season sees two nominations for SSE Airtricity League Champions Cork City with both Kieran Sadlier and Graham Cummins up for the award.
Bohemians’ Dan Casey, who scored a brilliant brace in a 3-1 win over Dublin rivals Shamrock Rovers on the opening day, receives a nomination as well as Waterford’s Bastian Hery. Derry City’s Gerard Doherty and Dundalk’s Daniel Cleary complete the line-up for the first award of the season.
The six nominations for the SSE Airtricity/SWAI FebruaryPlayer of the Month award are:-
Dan Casey (Bohemians): Centre back scored twice against Shamrock Rovers and has looked settled in the back four since.
Graham Cummins (Cork City): A goal and red card on his debut, the striker struck a hat-trick on his return from suspension.
Kieran Sadlier (Cork City): Followed up a starring role in the President’s Cup by maintaining form in the league with two goals in opening three games.
Gerard Doherty (Derry City): Impressive individual performances in February capped off by a penalty save and clean sheet in a 1-0 win over Bohemians.
Daniel Cleary (Dundalk): Settled into starting XI and impressed against Shamrock Rovers and Limerick as Lilywhites kept two clean sheets.
Bastien Hery (Waterford): Midfielder has been key figure and drive force in Waterford’s fine start to the season. Caught the eye with a fine goal against St Patrick’s Athletic.
The winner will be announced early next week.