Andy Crennell has been named as the Canada Life Player of the Month for October.

The Peel defender enjoyed an excellent few weeks for his side in the Premier League, helping the westerners recover from a slow start to the season to climb the table.

During the month, Crennell helped the Sunset City side win all four of their top flight games, including against reigning league champions Corinthians.

The defender also chipped in with a goal during his team’s 5-0 win at Union Mills and impressed Eric Clague’s player ratings panel to the tune of 10 points during the month.

That put him half a point ahead of Ayre United star Shaun Kelly whose excellent performances have been integral to the Tangerines mounting a title challenge. As such, he currently leads the way in the overall seasonal player ratings.

Such has been the Andreas side’s blistering start to the campaign that it’s another of their players who completes the monthly top three, namely Johnny Shields who has also enjoyed a superb 2021-22 season so far.

Shields garnered a healthy return of 8.5 points during October which put him half a point ahead of St George’s striker Ciaran McNulty who continues to terrorise defences around the island and has forged a ruthless partnership with Ste Priestnal at Glencrutchery Road.

Rounding off the top five for October is Douglas Royal’s Kyle Watson who has caught the eye for the Ballafletcher side so far this season and his efforts have been rewarded with him being named as the Canada Life Young Player of the Month.

Leading points scorers for October:

Andrew Crennell (Peel) 10

Shaun Kelly (Ayre Utd) 9.5

Johnny Shields (AyreUtd) 8.5

Ciaran McNulty (St George’s) 8

Kyle Watson (D. Royal) 7.5

James Callister (Ayre Utd) 7

Tom Wood (Peel) 7

Overall leading points scorers for the season:

Shaun Kelly (Ayre Utd) 16.5

Johnny Shields (Ayre Utd) 12.5

Andrew Crennell (Peel) 12

James Callister (Ayre Utd) 11

Graham Kennish (RYCOB) 11

Ciaran McNulty (St George’s)11

Leading the way in the refereeing standings at the moment is Stuart Kneen with an average score of 79.11 from his nine matches officiated.

He is just ahead of Stuart Morris on 78.78 from nine matches and completing the top three is Ollie Johnson with 78.75 from four games.


The Canada Life Women’s Player of the Month for October has been named as Douglas Royal star Bekki Cole who helped herself to a couple of goals during October, while the Young Women’s Player of the Month accolade has been awarded to Morgan Connolly from Union Mills.