Bury striker Ryan Lowe has been named npower League 2 Player of the Month for April.

The veteran skipper netted four times during the month - leading his team to an automatic promotion place in League 2.

Sky Sports' Football League expert Peter Beagrie sits on the npower Player of the Month judging panel.

He said: "Lowe's performances and goalscoring prowess have been there for all to see this season.

"The much-travelled hitman has led from the front, helping caretaker boss Richie Barker finish the job that Alan Knill started."

npower Head of Sponsorship Emma Collins said: "Lowe's experience and quality has been a huge part of Bury's success this season.

"His performances have been of the highest order in recent weeks, and he fully deserves the League 2 award."

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