Janice Fraser awarded life memberships from Northern Districts Cricket Association and Hamilton Old Boys, as well as the Services to cricket award from Hamilton Cricket Association.
Janice Fraser, President of Hamilton Old Boys Cricket Club, has received the ultimate hat-trick of accolades for her outstanding contribution to the sport. Fraser has been a key figure in the development and growth of cricket in the Northern Districts region. She has been involved in the sport for over 28 years and has been recognised for her dedication, passion, and commitment to the game.
Fraser was awarded a life membership from Northern Districts Cricket Association, the Services to Cricket award from Hamilton Cricket Association, and a life membership from Hamilton Old Boys Cricket Club. These awards recognise her immense contribution to the sport and her unwavering dedication to promoting and developing cricket in the region.
Rupert Hodgson of Hamilton Old Boys Cricket Club, praised Fraser‘s commitment to the club, saying, “Janice fully encapsulates what it means to be a selfless club member. Her passion for the game is contagious, and her others-first mentality is why she continues to be the heart and soul of Hamilton Old Boys Cricket Club.”
Fabian Pathirana, the Hamilton Cricket Association Chair, highlighted Fraser‘s contribution to the growth of women’s cricket in the region, stating, “Janice has dedicated years to making cricket better in the Hamilton region, in particular in the area of women’s and girls’ cricket. Janice is one of the key figures in Northern Districts women’s cricket from her time playing to the way she has stayed involved through coaching and supporting both the women’s program and the pathways.”
Fraser expressed her gratitude for the recognition, saying, “I am deeply honoured to receive these awards and life memberships. Cricket has been a big part of my life for many years, and I am passionate about growing the sport. I am grateful for the opportunities I have had to contribute to the sport and to work with so many wonderful people who share my love of the game.”