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Shearing record smashed in Hawke’s Bay

Wednesday, 18 January 2017, 8:59 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Three shearers gathered from around New Zealand have smashed a World record by 264 sheep despite the heat, the pumiced sheep of inland Hawke’s Bay and a year’s wool weighing an average of over 3.5kg a sheep. More >>

Shearing record is being smashed in hot Hawke’s Bay woolshed

Tuesday, 17 January 2017, 11:05 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Sheep shearers James Mack, Eru Weeds and Luke Mullins are heading towards adding up to 170 sheep to a World shearing record as they battle the tough conditions of heat and well-wooled pumiced sheep in a Hawke’s Bay woolshed. More >>

Shearing record on target

Tuesday, 17 January 2017, 9:13 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Shearing record on target Shearing record hopefuls James Mack, from Waikato, Roxburgh shearer Eru Weeds and Luke Mullins, of Cambridge but from Taihape, are comfortably on track for a new World three-stand record after just two hours of the attempt in ... More >>

Welsh help break shearing record in New Zealand

Thursday, 12 January 2017, 9:17 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Two Welshmen have today become the first from their country break a World shearing record in New Zealand. More >>

Welsh rare bid on shear record in NZ

Wednesday, 11 January 2017, 8:29 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Two Welsh shearers and a Kiwi have this morning in a New Zealand woolshed begun a bid to break a World record that has stood for more than 18 years. More >>

Shearing record broken in King Country woolshed

Wednesday, 11 January 2017, 8:28 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

A crowd packed into a King Country woolshed had to wait till the last moments of a 480-minutes day before seeing a World ewe-shearing record broken by just two sheep this afternoon. More >>

Green light for shearing record bid today

Tuesday, 10 January 2017, 8:32 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

World Sheep Shearing Records Society judges have given the green-light for an attempt by two shearers on an eight-hour strong wool ewes record in a King Country woolshed today. More >>

A tall order as shearing pair challenge ewes record

Sunday, 8 January 2017, 7:37 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

A big week of shearing in the central North Island kicks-off on Tuesday (January 10) with an attack on a record set six years ago by Northland and Hawke’s Bay gun Rowland Smith on the road to becoming one of the World’s greatest shearers. More >>

Gearing-up for Peninsula Shears

Sunday, 8 January 2017, 7:29 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

With a World shearing championships in the South Island for the first time less than a month away Peninsula Shears organiser Phil Bremner faces a dilemma in not knowing how many more competitors he can expect for his show next Saturday (January ... More >>

Three shearing records in January

Sunday, 18 December 2016, 7:28 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Three World shearing records will be attempted within eight days in the Central North Island next month. More >>

Shearing Champs

Monday, 28 November 2016, 10:54 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Te Kuiti shearer Mark Grainger had a confidence-boosting pre-Christmas win when he downed former World and Golden Shears champion Gavin Mutch in the final of the Stratford A and P Show’s shearing championships yesterday. More >>

Stratford rounds-off pre-Xmas with Tapanui win

Monday, 21 November 2016, 11:42 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Newly-selected World Championships representative Nathan Stratford continued his domination of South Island events this season and in particular the Tapanui stand when he retained the Open title at the West Otago A and P Show on Saturday. More >>

Veteran Jones bounces back at Nelson Show

Monday, 21 November 2016, 11:40 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Veteran Marlborough shearer Chris Jones scored his best win in three years when he won the Open final at the Nelson A and P Show shearing championships at Richmond Showgrounds on Saturday. More >>

In-tune Stratty cleans-up Canterbury Shears

Saturday, 12 November 2016, 3:36 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Invercargill shearer Nathan Stratford completed his most successful two days in over 20 shears of competition with three wins and the ultimate goal of New Zealand World Championships team selection at the New Zealand Corriedale Championships which ... More >>

Southern man gets the nod for World Champs in Invercargill

Friday, 11 November 2016, 5:35 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Southland shearer Nathan Stratford has created a promoter’s dream by winning a place in the 2017 World Shearing and Woolhandling Championships in Invercargill. More >>

Cup Week drama – in the shearing pavilion

Tuesday, 8 November 2016, 10:46 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Cup Week’s multiple dramas in Christchurch have an added extra this week as some of the World’s best shearers and woolhandlers battle for places in the New Zealand team for their 2017 World Championships in Invercargill. More >>

Moore claims big win at Marlborough show

Monday, 7 November 2016, 10:46 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Former national circuit champion Angus Moore got his 10th season in Open-class shearing with a big victory at the Marlborough A and P Show on Saturday. More >>

Wairarapa double at Manawatu show

Monday, 7 November 2016, 9:33 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Wairarapa claimed a significant shearing sports double on Sunday when shearer David Buick, of Pongaroa, and Eketahuna woolhandler Emaraina Braddick won their respective Open finals at the Manawatu Show in Feilding. More >>

Dobbs secures World champs berth

Monday, 7 November 2016, 9:31 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Fairlie farmer Tony Dobbs has guaranteed himself another World blade shearing title bid with an unbeaten run in a selection series which ends at the Canterbury Show this week. More >>

Every mile’s a winner for Nathan Stratford

Monday, 31 October 2016, 9:17 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Invercargill shearer Nathan Stratford was back on the road again to record a notable first at the Ashburton A and P Show on Saturday. More >>



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