In a world of professional sport, few athletes stand out with the longevity and experience of Frano Botica. Frano has been playing in the top level for 18 years with many accolades in both rugby codes. He has achieved the highest level of attainment in both codes and will be one of very few athletes to have worn Triple Black Jerseys, namely:
- New Zealand Sevens ·
- New Zealand Kiwi's ·
- New Zealand All Blacks
Frano has also played internationally. Alongside, and partly because of, his experience in international sport, Frano has developed a vast knowledge of sport and business practices around the world. He has an understanding and ease in walking in cultural differences, and has a large database of contacts in international sport and business. As a former captain for North Harbour, Frano has well developed leadership skills. He is an articulate and accomplished speaker and is very committed to people.
- His international profile includes two years in Italy, 6 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 has also had a career spanning 16 years for North Harbour.