MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 16: James Sicily of the Hawks celebrates a goal during the 2018 AFL round 13 match between the Hawthorn Hawks and the Adelaide Crows at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on June 16, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael Willson/AFL Media/Getty Images)

The six nominees for the Most Valuable Player of the Month have been released. There are four new faces featuring in the latest nomination.

The list is dominated by midfielders as only one nominee comes in from the back line.

The six names put forward for the 2018 Player of the Month award for June are:

(Averages are based off the month of June only)

Shaun Higgins (North Melbourne)

Games: 4 (2-2)
Disposals (avg): 32.75
Contested possessions (avg): 13.25
Clearances (avg): 6.75
Inside 50s (avg): 7

Ollie Wines (Port Adelaide)

Games: 4 (4-0)
Disposals (avg): 28.5
Contested possessions (avg): 14
Tackles (avg): 7.75
Inside 50s (avg): 6.75

James Sicily (Hawthorn)

Games: 4 (3-1)
Disposals (avg): 23.75
Contested possessions (avg): 6.75
Marks (avg): 6.75
Handballs (avg): 7.5

Steele Sidebottom (Collingwood)

Games: 4 (4-0)
Disposals (avg): 31
Contested possessions (avg): 10
Tackles (avg): 4.5
Handballs (avg): 17.5

Patrick Cripps (Carlton)

Games: 4 (0-4)
Disposals (avg): 29.25
Contested possessions (avg): 4.75
Clearances (avg): 5.75
Handballs (avg): 16.75

Josh Kelly (GWS Giants)

Games: 4 (4-0)
Disposals (avg): 32.5
Contested possessions (avg): 11.75
Tackles (avg): 5.25
Handballs (avg): 12.75