Revealed: The six Player of the Month Nominees

Four backs are included on the six-man shortlist for the Glen’s Vodka Super League Player of the Month for April – and Our League subscribers will have their say before the winner is announced exclusively on Sky Sports News next Wednesday (May 3, 3.30pm) during The Rugby League Verdict.

The competition’s top try scorer, Josh Charnley is one of two Leigh Leopards players shortlisted; Edwin Ipape is also in the frame after his double helped Leigh record their first win over Leeds since 1988.

A Wigan Warriors duo are in contention in the form of Harry Smith and Bevan French. Both were on the scoreboard when the Warriors inflicted a first defeat of the season on Warrington Wolves at the Halliwell Jones Stadium.

And the final two players completing April’s shortlist are Shane Wright of Salford Red Devils and Hull KR’s Mikey Lewis, whose impressive start to the year has earnt him his first England call-up at just 21 years of age.

Voting is open now on the Our League app until Sunday, April 29

The first winner of the award this year went to Hull FC fullback Tex Hoy after he helped the club to back to back wins to start the season.

Surprisingly he beat Jordan Abdull to the award despite having nine Man of Steel points out of a possible nine at the time.

The following month Man of Steel leader George Williams picked up the award as he announced his new contract with the Wolves alongside Paul Vaughan.

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