Woodman whānau watch Portia play Olympic final

By Heeni Brown

Rugby power houses New Zealand and Australia are about to battle it out for Olympic gold.

Portia Woodman’s whānau wait in anticipation for her to take the field. Her father Kawhena Woodman says getting Gold would be the icing on the cake.

Kawhena Woodman says “A possible gold is scary to think about. We believe our tupuna are watching and part of all this too. Ka rawe!!!”

Woodman’s uncle Roger Dalton is also there.

Dalton says, “The environment, it’s better than anyone expected.”

NZ Sevens player Huriana Manuel also celebrates her 30th birthday

The finals game begins 10:00am (NZT).

NO.1 SUPPORTERS LEFT-RIGHT: Roger Dalton, Richard Woodman, Belinda Woodman. Patsy Davidson, Sharmaine Moke, Kathryn Woodman, Kawhena Woodman