Frano Botica

One of New Zealand's best rugby players ever.
In a world of professional sport, few athletes stand out with the longevity and experience of Frano Botica.

Frano Botica has played top level rugby for over 18 years. He is one of the few athletes who has worn Triple Black Jerseys, having played for the New Zealand Sevens, All Blacks (both rugby union) and Kiwis (rugby league).

Frano has also played internationally and his profile includes two years in Italy, six years playing Rugby League for Wigan in the United Kingdom as wing and standoff, two years in Wales for Llanelli, three years in France for Biarritz and two years for Croatian International. He also had a career spanning 16 years for North Harbour.

Frano's long sporting career and experience have given him great insight into international sport and business. As a former captain for North Harbour, he has well developed leadership skills. He has an understanding and ease in working in cultural differences, and has a large database of contacts in international sport and business.

Frano now owns his own training company, Training Plus. In this business, Frano and his team are able to take the principles of success he learned on the sports field, and teach businesses how to apply them in their work.

Frano talks about attitude, cultural change and behaviour in the work place. He is a humorous and funny quiz master that can do a show to entertain your guests. An articulate speaker, Frano draws on a wealth of experience to inspire and entertain, with the ability relate to people at all levels and to tailor his presentation to a brief.