Grant Hanley's strong displays in October have been recognised after he was shortlisted for the npower Championship Player of the Month award.
The commanding Scot enjoyed a stellar month, helping Rovers to three clean sheets in four matches. His physicality helped form a strong partnership with Scott Dann, while he also scored the winner against Sheffield Wednesday.
Hanley is one of three players shortlisted, with Charlie Austin of Burnley and George Boyd from Peterborough United also nominated.
The winners will be announced on Friday 16th November 2012, with the final decision being made by two separate Football League judging panels.