Portia Woodman: 'I thought it would be so cool to be the fastest woman in the world'

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Newstalk ZB,
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Thu, 10 Dec 2020, 3:53PM
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Portia Woodman: 'I thought it would be so cool to be the fastest woman in the world'

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Thu, 10 Dec 2020, 3:53PM

Portia Woodman is one of the superstars of world women's rugby. 

Included in her medal haul is gold at the 2016 Commonwealth Games, gold at the 2017 Women’s Wold Cup, gold at the 2018 Rugby World Sevens, and sliver at the Rio 2016 Olympics. 

She has been recognised on the global stage with the 2015 World Rugby Women’s Sevens Player of the Year Award, 2017 World Rugby Women's Player of the Year, and this week has just been named Women’s Sevens player of the decade, and Women’s 15s try scorer of the decade at the World Rugby Awards.  

She was Simon Barnett and Phil Gifford's guest for this weeks' Six and a Song.

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