Canon 7D f/9 1/60s ISO: 2000 Flash
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Frano Botica – the Boot is a former rugby union and rugby league player. Botica appeared for New Zealand Māori (between 1985 and 1989), New Zealand Emerging Players (1985), North Island in the 1986 inter-island match, the national sevens side in eight international tournaments between 1985 and 1988 and for the Anzac XV that played the British Lions in Australia in 1989. In the early part of his Rugby Union career he was a rival to Grant Fox for the All Blacks number 10 jersey. He was a part of the first ever New Zealand sevens team to win a Hong Kong Sevens title. Botica played in seven internationals for the New Zealand Kiwis between 1991 and 1993, including an upset win over the Kangaroos in Melbourne. He also had a season with the Auckland Warriors in 1995.