Cowdenbeath's Kane Hemmings wins PFA's Championship award

Kane Hemmings celebrates with his Cowdenbeath team-mates

Cowdenbeath striker Kane Hemmings has been voted Scottish Championship player of the year by PFA Scotland.

The Englishman, 23, has scored 21 goals this season for the Central Park side, having joined from Rangers last summer.

Hemmings featured as Cowden boosted their chances of avoiding the relegation play-offs with victory over Raith Rovers on Saturday.

Jimmy Nicholl's side face Queen of the South on the last day of the league season next weekend.

Ninth-place Cowdenbeath currently trail Alloa Athletic by a point.

PFA Scotland awards

Premiership player of the year - Kris Commons (Celtic)

Championship player of the year - Kane Hemmings (Cowdenbeath)

League One player of the year - Lee Wallace (Rangers)

League Two player of the year - Rory McAllister (Peterhead)

Young player of the year - Andrew Robertson (Dundee United)

Manager of the year - Derek McInnes (Aberdeen)

Goal of the season - Jonny Hayes (for Aberdeen against Celtic, February 2014)

Special merit award - Frank McKeown (Stranraer)