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Pam Fraser

Pam FraserI have been around sport all my life and am an avid photographer.  Having completed a degree in communications, became a sports administrator. I also enjoy coaching.  Recently I decided to follow my passion and join the freelance world, in photography and journalism.  My husband and I have three children and enjoy watching their sport, and travelling.

Courts Crammed Again Courts Crammed Again

Netball was the last of the major winter codes to restart after lockdown, and the North Canterbury Netball Centre at Dudley Park was packed with keen netballers. The pandemic effected season will see two weeks grading to being with, before a Challenge round, and then a Competition Round. Twelve teams make up the Group 1 grading round. The most highly contested match of the round was between Amberley and Kaiapoi One.  The Kaiapoi side featured ...
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Bulldogs Batter Lions Bulldogs Batter Lions

Rugby League was back on the park over the weekend for the first time since lockdown.  The Northern Bulldogs faced the Celebration Lions at Cuthberts Green, and picked up a 34-12 win.  The Canterbury Cup reserves travelled down to Ashburton to face the Barbarians, and they too got up over their opposition 46-20. Over at the Papanui Domain, the Presidents side had a good battle with the Papanui Tigers, but were eventually defeated 28-20. Midweek the ...
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Top Sticks in Action Top Sticks in Action

This weekend saw the men’s and women’s division one hockey competitions begin on turfs around Canterbury.  The Rangiora teams were at home on the Waimakariri Turf, which saw the men’s team defeated by Southern 0-2. The women’s team had a better result, with a 1-0 win over Southern, in an exciting end to end game. The Rangiora team scored in the first half and were able to keep that lead for the win. In the ...

Heaps of Hoops Heaps of Hoops

The North Canterbury Premier Men’s basketball side suffered a tough fought defeat, 63-71 at the hands of Pioneer over the weekend. Bede Marsters scored 15 points for the North Canterbury side, with Jordyn Kauta chipping in 12. Some of the women’s grades also began, with the North Canterbury U21 women going down 49-70 to StAC. StAC always had the upper hand, but the North Canterbury girls worked hard throughout the game trying to stay in ...
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Rugby Returns Rugby Returns

The North Canterbury Division One rugby competition began over the weekend.  Saracens took on Ashley, with the Rakahuri Shield on the line.  Ashley went into the halftime break with a slight lead 8-6.  The match continued to be tightly contested, but it was Saracens who were the eventual winners 22-18. Hurunui were rampant in their match with Woodend at Gladstone Park.  The home side struggled throughout the first half to retain any ball and were ...

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