Laura von Bertouch

Laura von Bertouch (born 4 December 1980) is a former Australia netball international. Bertouch was a member of the Australia team that won the gold medal at the 2007 World Netball Championships. At club level, Bertouch played for Adelaide Thunderbirds, mainly during the Commonwealth Bank Trophy era. She captained Thunderbirds between 2004 and 2007. Her younger sister, Natalie von Bertouch, is also a former netball player. The two sisters were team mates with both Thunderbirds and Australia.

Australia netball international

Laura von Bertouch
Personal information
Full name Laura Gallagher(née von Bertouch)
Born (1980-12-04) 4 December 1980 (age 41)
Adelaide, South Australia[1][2]

1.67 m (5 ft 5+12 in)

School Immanuel College
Occupation Occupational therapist [3][4]
Spouse James Gallagher
Relatives Natalie von Bertouch (sister)
Netball career
Playing position(s): C, WA
Years Club team(s) Apps
199x–20xx Contax
1998–2009 Adelaide Thunderbirds
Years National team(s) Caps
2006–2007 Australia 18
Medal record

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Bertouch is the daughter of Terry von Bertouch, who during the late 1960s and 1970s played Australian rules football for North Adelaide and Norwood in the South Australian National Football League. Her younger sister, Natalie von Bertouch, is also a former Australia netball international.[1][5][6][7][8] The Bertouch sisters were both educated at Immanuel College.[9] Bertouch is married to the Australian rules footballer, James Gallagher.[7]

Bertouch and her sister, Natalie von Bertouch, began playing netball aged seven and nine at the Contax Netball Club.[8][10][11][12] In 2000, together with Tracey Neville, the Bertouch sisters were members of the Contax team that won the South Australia Farmers Union League.[13]

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