Kevin Sinfield: Time to make 'Sir Kev's' nickname a reality after marathon fundraising effort

He is no doubt a friend in a million.

Tuesday, 8th December 2020, 6:00 am
Leeds Rhinos legends Kevin Sinfield and Rob Burrow on the pitch. Picture: Steve Riding

As the donations continue to flood in, Kevin Sinfield has raised more than £1.5m to support his former teammate Rob Burrow and others who are battling Motor Neurone Disease.

And today calls are made for Leeds Rhinos legend ‘Sir Kev’ to be formally recognised for his deeds both on and off the pitch.

It was Sinfield’s remarkable show of strength, courage and, ultimately, friendship that saw his seven marathons in seven days capture the hearts of the nation.

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Many supporters have flooded social media platforms with calls for Sinfield to be knighted in recognition of what he has achieved – and the awareness he has helped to raise for those whose lives have been impacted by MND.

To many fans he is already affectionately known as ‘Sir Kev’ for his leadership on and off the pitch, so we think it’s only right that the title he has long held is formalised once and for all.

Sir Kev, we salute you.

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