|Telegraph Woman of Steel|
|Competition||Women's Super League|
|First winner||Georgia Roche (Castleford Tigers)|
|Most wins|| Courtney Winfield-Hill |
Georgia Roche (1 each)
|Most recent||Courtney Winfield-Hill (Leeds Rhinos)|
The Woman of Steel (known as the Telegraph Woman of Steel for sponsorship reasons) is an award in English rugby league. It is awarded to the player of the year in the Women's Super League; the winner is determined by a poll of the players in the Women's Super League.
The award was inaugurated in 2018 and the winner will be announced as part of the Steve Prescott Man of Steel Awards in October each year.
On 10 September 2019 the Rugby Football League announced that the award would be sponsored with immediate effect by the Daily Telegraph and be known as the Telegraph Woman of Steel.
The inaugural nominees were Lois Forsell of Leeds Rhinos Women, Georgia Roche and Tara-Jane Stanley, both of Castleford Tigers Women.The award was won by Georgia Roche.
The nominees were Castleford's Kelsey Gentles, Emily Rudge of St Helens and Leeds Rhinos' Courtney Winfield-Hill.The award was won by Courtney Winfield-Hill.
No award as the Women's Super League season was cancelled.
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