- Captain receives OBE; goalkeeper and forward get MBEs
- Rugby league’s Kevin Sinfield and Rob Burrow awarded CBEs
Three of England’s women World Cup stars have been recognised in the New Year honours list alongside the charity work of former rugby league players Kevin Sinfield and Rob Burrow.
Millie Bright, who captained the team in the absence of fellow defender Leah Williamson, receives an OBE while goalkeeper Mary Earps and forward Lauren Hemp are made MBEs. This month Earps was named BBC Sports Personality of the Year.
Written by Jamie Grierson
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2023/dec/29/england-women-world-cup-stars-millie-bright-mary-earps-lauren-hemp-honours-list under the title “England women World Cup stars Bright, Earps and Hemp on honours list”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.