Red Roses nominated for team of the year

  • England reached Women's Rugby World Cup final in August
  • Red Roses one of four nominees 

England Women have been nominated for the Vitality team of the year at the Sunday Times Sportswomen of the year awards 2017.

‚ÄčThe Red Roses had an outstanding 2017 where they won the Grand Slam in the Six Nations, the International Women's Series in New Zealand and were beaten in a dramatic final at the 2017 Women's Rugby World Cup in Ireland.

They are nominated alongside the England Cricket Team, Great Britain Athletics 100m and 400m relay squads and the Wales Para-Cheerleading team.

The awards celebrate the outstanding contribution made by elite athletes, coaches, administrators, community volunteers and inspirational women.

England will find out if they have won at an awards ceremony on Thursday 26 October that will be broadcast on Sky Sports.