Bassy makes it a perfect 10

By by Andy Dalrymple Twitter: @manxfootyblog in Football

Chris Bass Jr’s remarkable season for recently-crowned Canada Life Premier League champions shows no sign of slowing down.

Bassy makes his 10th Team of the Week appearance of the top-flight campaign after bagging four goals as Geordies hammered Union Mills 16-0.

The winger is joined in the hypothetical XI’s midfield ranks by team-mate Jack McVey, St Mary’s Brian Crellin and Rushen’s Jack Saxon.

McVey lines up for a seventh TotW outing of the campaign after impressing for St George’s in their biggest win of the season so far.

Saints’ playmaker Crellin pulled the strings as St Mary’s beat third-bottom Colby 6-1 at the Bowl.

Saxon was also on the winning side on Saturday, netting twice as Rushen United brought their league season to a close with a fine 4-1 win over DHSOB at Croit Lowey.

There’s goals galore in the side’s three-man attack.

Ciaran McNulty grabbed five alone as his St George’s team put Union Mills to the sword and bumped their average number of goals scored per league game to six.

McNulty is joined in the TotW’s front three by Corinthians duo Sean Doyle and Stephen Whitley.

The pair were among Douglas Athletic’s chief tormentors as the Whites won 5-0 to boost their chances of snagging the division’s runner-up spot.

Both were on target in the match at a murky Ballafletcher, a win that leaves them two points behind St Mary’s with a game in hand on their rivals for second place.

The three-man defence have made 11 TotW appearances between them already this season.

Karl Clark has the majority of these, the St Mary’s centre-back claiming his fifth as the Bowl outfit eased past Colby at the national stadium.

His partners in defence this week, Alex Maitland (Rushen) and Adam Cregeen (Peel), have both chalked up three TotW call-ups.

Maitland impressed at the back and was on the scoresheet as the Spaniards beat Old Boys in their 10th home win of the league campaign.

Cregeen helped keep a clean sheet as the westerners edged past Ramsey 1-0 at Ballacloan.

The victory keeps Peel on course to claim a top-six finish.

The side’s sole debutant this week is Ramsey goalkeeper Jamie Moffatt, the striker deputising well for namesake Tom Moffatt as the northerners narrowly lost to Peel.

Referee of the Week honours go to Andy Lodge for a fourth time this season after he shone with the whistle in the aforementioned match in the northern capital.

Team of the Week 11/3/17

Goalkeeper Jamie Moffatt (Ramsey) TotW apps: 1

Defence: Karl Clark (St Mary’s)TotW apps: 5

Alex Maitland (Rushen)TotW apps: 3

Adam Cregeen (Peel)TotW apps: 3

Midfield: Jack McVey (St George’s)TotW apps: 7

Brian Crellin (St Mary’s)TotW apps: 2

Jack Saxon (Rushen)TotW apps: 7

Chris Bass Jr (St George’s)TotW apps: 10

Attack: Sean Doyle (Corinthians)TotW apps: 6

Ciaran McNulty (St George’s)TotW apps: 2

Ste Whitley (Corinthians)TotW apps: 2

Referee: Andy Lodge (Ramsey v Peel)

RotW apps: 4

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