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Top sports shots of 2021

Nelson College flanker Netani Baleisomosomo offloads during his sides win over Waimea Combined Schools in the Miles Toyota Championship on June 12. Photo: Barry Whitnall

Jonty Dine

Another busy year of sport has come and gone with Shuttersport photographers Barry Whitnall, Evan Barnes, Trina Brereton and Chris Symes consistently there on the sidelines to capture the action.

Lucas Hogg in action for Nelson Suburbs during his side’s April 17 clash against Christchurch United at Saxton Field. Photo: Evan Barnes.
Lucas Hogg in action for Nelson Suburbs during his side’s April 17 clash against Christchurch United at Saxton Field. Photo: Evan Barnes.
The Otago Volts came to town and soundly defeated the Central Stags at Saxton Oval in November. Photo: Trina Brereton.
The Otago Volts came to town and soundly defeated the Central Stags at Saxton Oval in November. Photo: Trina Brereton.
The Nelson Marlborough long course swimming championships were held at Nayland Pool on January 31. Photo: Chris Symes
The Nelson Marlborough long course swimming championships were held at Nayland Pool on January 31. Photo: Chris Symes
The 2021 Kart Sport South Island Championships were held at Redwood Track in Tasman on October 23-24. Photo: Trina Brereton.
The 2021 Kart Sport South Island Championships were held at Redwood Track in Tasman on October 23-24. Photo: Trina Brereton.
The A&P Showgrounds played host to the 2021 Mini Motocross Champs in October. Photo: Barry Whitnall
The A&P Showgrounds played host to the 2021 Mini Motocross Champs in October. Photo: Barry Whitnall
Tasman Mako captain Masuisuimatamaalii Tauaua-Pauaraisa scores a stunning individual try against the Manawatu Cyclones at Trafalgar Park on September 26. Photo: Evan Barnes.
Tasman Mako captain Masuisuimatamaalii Tauaua-Pauaraisa scores a stunning individual try against the Manawatu Cyclones at Trafalgar Park on September 26. Photo: Evan Barnes.
Tasman White defeated Tasman Black 2-1 in the Nelson men’s club hockey final at Saxton Turf on September 25. Photo: Chris Symes.
Tasman White defeated Tasman Black 2-1 in the Nelson men’s club hockey final at Saxton Turf on September 25. Photo: Chris Symes.