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May 06, 2024

Jahrome Hughes voted April Player of the Month

Melbourne Storm halfback Jahrome Hughes has won the Rugby League Players Association’s Player of the Month award for April, as voted by NRL players.

Jahrome was voted April’s Player of the Month ahead of fellow nominees Patrick Carrigan, Nicho Hynes and Zac Lomax.

The champion halfback was pivotal for Melbourne in April, which included the eligible rounds of five to eight, as the Storm rose to become the competition front runners. Jahrome kicked off the month with a thrilling contest between Melbourne and the Broncos at AAMI Park when he scored a try and set up a further two.

Jahrome finished the month of April in the Storm’s dominant win over the Rabbitohs on Anzac Day, where the dynamic halfback set up two tries.

The RLPA’s Player of the Month is presented by Levels Network hosted by Justin Horo and Willie Mason, with the nominees and winners announced on their podcast each month.

Key Jahrome Hughes Stats for April

  • Two (2) tries
  • Four (4) try assists
  • Four (4) linebreaks
  • Twelve (12) tackle breaks
  • An average of 101 running metres

Jamie Buhrer Praises Jahrome Hughes

“On behalf of the RLPA I would like to congratulate Jahrome on being voted by NRL players as their Player of the Month for April,” said Jamie Buhrer, the RLPA’s General Manager of Player and Football Operations.

“Jahrome has consistently been one of the best players in the NRL competition for many years now and his stellar performances have garnered him plenty of respect from his fellow players. Last month was no exception for him as he showcased his talent once again, playing an instrumental role in Melbourne’s rise to the top of the competition ladder.

“His game management, his dangerous running and kicking game were all on display during April leading to this deserved recognition from his peers.”

Winners of the Player of the Month

Cody Walker – May 2023
Scott Drinkwater – June 2023
Shaun Johnson – July 2023
Kalyn Ponga – August 2023
Dylan Edwards – March 2024
Jahrome Hughes – April 2024

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