Kevin Sinfield nominated for Sports Personality of the Year 2015

Former Leeds Rhinos captain and Rugby League legend Kevin Sinfield has been nominated on the 12-strong shortlist for the 2015 Sports Personality of the Year award.

Sinfield, who has been nominated for the award for the very first time, finished his career in league in the best possible way, winning the treble and guiding Leeds to an unprecedented season of success for the club.

Sinfield captained Leeds to the Challenge Cup, League Leaders’ Shield and Super League trophies.

He is amongst company such as Andy Murray and new world heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury, and fans can vote by phone or online during the programme, which will be screened on BBC One on December 20, with further coverage on BBC Radio 5 live and the BBC Sport website.

SPOTY 2015 Shortlist: Andy Murray, Tyson Fury, Greg Rutherford, KEVIN SINFIELD, Max Whitlock, Lizzie Armistead, Lucy Bronze, Jessica Ennis-Hill, Mo Farah, Chris Froome, Lewis Hamilton, Adam Peaty.

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