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Portia Woodman is a New Zealand rugby union player. She currently plays fifteen-a-side and seven-a-side rugby union, and is currently a member of the New Zealand Women’s Sevens team and New Zealand Women’s National Rugby Union team. Woodman was a member of the New Zealand Women’s Sevens team when they won a gold medal at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.
|Net Worth||$3 million|
|Occupation||Rugby Union player|
Portia Woodman was born on July 12, 1991 (age 30 years) in Auckland, New Zealand. She is the daughter of Kawhena Woodman, Kathryn Woodman and has two siblings Dalton Woodman, Baden Woodman.
Woodman comes from a sporting background with both her father, Kawhena, and her uncle, Fred Woodman being former All Blacks. Her aunt Te Aroha Keenan is a former Silver Fern. Of Māori descent, Woodman affiliates with the Ngāpuhi iwi. She played netball for the Northern Mystics before switching to rugby union in 2012.
Portia Woodman first became involved in rugby union through New Zealand’s Go4Gold grassroots initiative in 2012. The nationwide campaign was established by the New Zealand Rugby Union and aimed to identify future athletes from other sports to compete at the 2016 Summer Olympics, where rugby sevens were making its debut. Woodman was selected to join the programme alongside Northern Mystics netball teammate Kayla McAlister.
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Woodman debuted for the Black Ferns in 2013 against England. She was included in the squad that won the 2013 Rugby World Cup Sevens in Russia. In 2015, Woodman was named the World Rugby Women’s Sevens Player of the Year.
In 2016, Woodman competed in Rugby Sevens at the 2016 Summer Olympics. The Black Ferns were beaten by Australia in the final 24–17. Woodman was the top try scorer, scoring a total of 10 tries across the three-day tournament.
She was named in the 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup squad. The Black Ferns went on to win the World Cup. Woodman scored the most points (65) and the most tries (13) during the tournament.
Portia Woodman was selected in the Black Ferns Sevens squad at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. The 2018 tournament was the first time that women’s rugby sevens were contested at the Commonwealth Games. The Black Ferns won gold in extra-time, beating Australia 17–12.
Portia Woodman is currently not married. She has been in a long-term relationship with Renee Wickliffe. Her partner is a fellow Black Fern and World Cup winner. Portia Woodwond doesn’t have a husband and children but her partner Wickliffe is best known as a female rugby union player.
Wickliffe represents New Zealand and Auckland. She was in the squad that won the 2010 Women’s Rugby World Cup and the 2013 Rugby World Cup Sevens. She is named in the Black Ferns squad for the 2014 Women’s Rugby World Cup.
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She was included in the Black Ferns squad for the 2015 Women’s Rugby Super Series in Canada and was named in the squad for the 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup. In 2019 Renee Wickliffe was part of the winning team of the Women’s Super Rugby Series, scoring a hat-trick in the final deciding game against England.
Portia Woodman net worth
How much is Portia Woodman worth? Portia Woodman net worth is estimated at around $3 million. Her main source of income is from her career as a rugby union player. Woodman successful career has earned her some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars trips. She is one of the richest and most influential rugby union players in New Zealand.