NI Football League Development Manager Steven Mills and NIFWA Chairman Keith Bailie launch the Women's Player of the Month award.

NIFWA ANNOUNCE MONTHLY AWARD FOR WOMEN'S PREMIERSHIP

The Northern Ireland Football Writers' Association is delighted to launch the Women's Premiership Player of the Month award.

The Danske Bank Women's Premiership kicked-off last month, featuring Cliftonville Ladies, Comber Rec Ladies, Crusaders Strikers, Derry City, Glentoran Women, Linfield and Sion Swifts Ladies.

At the end of each month, NIFWA will award the Belleek trophy to the division's top performer.

NIFWA Chairman Keith Bailie said, "It's a really exciting time for women's football in Northern Ireland. The Danske Bank Women's Premiership is now an excellent product with a number of internationals plying their trade in the division.

"As media coverage of women's football increases, it's only right that NIFWA presents a Player of the Month award to the division top performer. I'm looking forward to working with the clubs and the NI Football League on this new award."

The first award of the season will be announced in early June.

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