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Stevens’ double double at NZ Shears

Sunday, 8 April 2018, 8:02 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Napier shearer Ricci Stevens completed a unique double of doubles on Saturday night when he won a New Zealand Senior Senior title final which would almost inevitably have it’s own special place in shearing sports history whomever won. More >>

Amazing Alabaster lands eighth national woolhandling title

Sunday, 8 April 2018, 8:02 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

It was “amazing” for the eighth time when Taihape school teacher, mother-of-one and former World champion Sheree Alabaster won the New Zealand Open woolhandling title for an eigthh time in Te Kuiti last night(Saturday). More >>

Southern man “Stratty” claims second NZ Shears circuit title

Sunday, 8 April 2018, 8:00 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Southland shearer Nathan Stratford will make his second trip to the UK as a New Zealand team member after winning the New Zealand Shears Circuit final in Te Kuiti last night. More >>

A shearing star is born – aged 14

Friday, 6 April 2018, 5:08 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

A Taihape schoolboy today became one of the youngest shearers to claim a major shearing title when he won the Junior final at the New Zealand Shearing and Woolhandling Championships in Te Kuiti. More >>

Henare still warm favourite

Friday, 6 April 2018, 9:39 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

World and Golden Shears champion Joel Henare remains a warm TAB favourite to win a fifth New Zealand Open woolhandling championship and his fourth in a row after a shaky path going into the final in Te Kuiti tomorrow night (Saturday). More >>

Jimmy flies to speedshears win

Friday, 6 April 2018, 9:37 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

They call him Jimmy Superfly for good reason, as it turned out when Rangitikei shearer Jimmy Samuels won the New Zaland Shearing and Woolhandling Championships Speedshear in Te Kuiti tonight. More >>

Woolhandler in a class of her own

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 6:54 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Former New Zealand Open woolhandling champion Hanatia Tipene barely missed a beat after being eliminated in this year’s heats in Te Kuiti today. More >>

The man about the house wins unique

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 6:31 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Napier dad Ricci Stevens claimed dinner-table bragging rights with Shearing Sports New Zealand’s No 1 Senior woolhandling ranking for the season after a unique national championshps final in Te Kuiti today. More >>

TAB favours Smith for NZ Shears treble repeat

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 10:07 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The TAB has endorsed the near invincible finals form of shearier Rowland Smith by making him favourite to repeat a treble of the three Open-class shearing titles at the New Zealand shearing and woolhandling championships in Te Kuiti. More >>

Husband and wife battle for top woolhandling honour

Wednesday, 4 April 2018, 2:21 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The opening day of the New Zealand Shearing and Woolhandling championships in Te Kuiti tomorrow (Thursday) could see a unique piece of matrimonial property decided by a couple whose family exemplify the adage “the family that plays together stays ... More >>

Easter Show Woolhandling Champs

Sunday, 1 April 2018, 6:06 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Central Otago shearer and woolhandler Pagan Rimene has won an historic 175th Royal Easter Show woolhandling title in Auckland in the best of the Easter spirit – praising the World champion she beat for mentoring her to the win. More >>

Smith juggernaut continues in Easter Show shearing

Sunday, 1 April 2018, 10:26 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Hawke’s Bay shearer Rowland Smith’s domination of New Zealand’s world-class shearing elite continued when he had his 40th New Zealand finals win in a row today at the Royal Easter Show in Auckland. More >>

World champions head for Royal Easter Show

Wednesday, 28 March 2018, 9:47 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Two current World champions have confirmed they will be competing in the shearing sports at the 175th anniversary Royal Easter Show in Auckland this weekend. More >>

A young gun beats an old hand at Methven Shears

Monday, 19 March 2018, 9:00 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Up and coming South Island Open-class shearer Paul Hodges stuck another feather in his cap when he won the Methven Lamb Shears Open final on Saturday by just eight hundredths of a point from veteran former New Zealand representative Grant Smith. More >>

Mutch puts it all together at Raetihi

Monday, 19 March 2018, 8:50 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Former World and Golden Shears champion Gavin Mutch fired possibly the loudest warning of his hopes of winning the New Zealand championship for a first time when he won the Waimarino Shears 40th anniversary Open final at Raetihi on Saturday. More >>

Former Dannevirke guns finally have their day

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 11:34 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Two shearers who have each gone more than a decade in Open class shearing without victory finally made the breakthrough during three competitions in the South Island at the weekend. More >>

A big day at the Kumeu Shears

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 11:32 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Dargaville shearer Neville Osborne had one of his better days at the Kumeu Shears on Saturday, despite his last northern show of the season being dominated by the invaders from Hawke’s Bay and south. More >>

Busy shearing weekend in Canterbury

Friday, 9 March 2018, 9:03 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The second round of a series to select two blade shearers to rerpresent New Zealand at the 2019 World shearing and woolhandling championships will be a feature of a busy two days of shearing competition in the South Island this weekend. More >>

Busy weekend of shearing competitions

Friday, 9 March 2018, 9:02 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

A unique new shearing competition aimed at increasing competitor numbers at northern region shows ends tomorrow at Kumeu. More >>

Golden Shears Results

Sunday, 4 March 2018, 2:22 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

RESULTS from the 58th Golden Shears international shearing and woolhandling championships in the Masterton War Memorial Stadium on Thursday-Saturday March 1-3, 2018: More >>

 

 

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