JULIE FRANCOU

  • Debut Match
    Port-of-Spain, TTO, 13 August, 1979
  • Cap Number
    32
  • Place of Birth
    South Australia
  • Team Years
    1975; 1979; 1983; 1985
  • Hall of Fame
    2011

Regarded as one of Australia’s finest centre court players, Julie Francou was first selected in the national squad as an 18-year-old and defied the odds to overcome two knee reconstructions and have a successful international career.

shared the title with New Zealand and hosts Trinidad and Tobago. 

Francou captained Australia to victory at the 1983 Netball World Cup in Singapore and never lost a Test as captain. 

She was a national selector in the 1990’s and coached the South Australian state team as well as the Adelaide Ravens in the inaugural season of the Commonwealth Bank Trophy in 1997. 
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