Black Ferns star becomes the only woman to make it into the World XV

Publish Date
Monday, 18 December 2017, 4:05PM
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Portia Woodman was the try scoring machine that propelled the Black Ferns through the world cup earlier this year. 

The star has been put on the right wing by the website Planet Rugby, where she's alongside other New Zealand back liners like Beuden Barret at No. 10 & Rieko Loane on the other side.

The other All Blacks that have been named include Kieran Reed, Sam Cane & Sam Whitelock.

Here's the full World XV for 2017:

15 Stuart Hogg (British & Irish Lions, Scotland and Glasgow), 14 Portia Woodman (New Zealand women), 13 Jonathan Davies (British & Irish Lions, Wales and Scarlets, 12 Owen Farrell (British & Irish Lions, England and Saracens, 11 Rieko Ioane (New Zealand and Blues), 10 Beauden Barrett (New Zealand and Hurricanes),  9 Conor Murray (British & Irish Lions, Ireland and Munster), 8 Kieran Read (New Zealand and Crusaders), 7 Sam Cane (New Zealand and Chiefs), 6 Siya Kolisi (South Africa and Stormers),  5 Sam Whitelock (New Zealand and Crusaders), 4 Maro Itoje (British & Irish Lions, England and Saracens),  3 Tadhg Furlong (British & Irish Lions, Ireland and Leinster), 2 Malcolm Marx (South Africa and Lions), 1 Mako Vunipola (British & Irish Lions, England and Saracens)