SHARON BURTON

  • Debut Match
    Auckland, NZL, 22 August, 1975
  • Cap Number
    25
  • Place of Birth
    South Australia
  • Team Years
    1975; 1978-1979

Noted for her strength at goal attack, Burton (nee Hayes) was a star at both club, state and national level.

She was part of two Australian winning Netball World Cup teams in 1975, where she made her international debut, and 1979. 

Burton was named vice-captain of the Australian team on its 1978 tour of England that celebrated the Golden Jubilee of the sport in the country. 

Renowned for her left-handed shooting style and ability to dodge opponents made Burton a difficult match-up for defenders. 

2000 Australian Sports Medal
2011 Netball South Australia's Team of the Century
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