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Welsh win historic Cothi match by a whisker

Sunday, 20 July 2014, 11:22 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Wales has beaten New Zealand by the proverbial whisker in an historic Elders Primary Wool UK Tour match at the Cothi Shears. More >>

Kiwis win shearing test at Thrones castle site

Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 10:28 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

An ancient Northern Ireland castle estate used for filming fantasy drama Game of Thrones has been the unlikely scene of the New Zealand shearing team’s latest victories on the Elders Primary Wool UK Tour. More >>

Kirkpatrick bounces back in Royal Highland open

Tuesday, 24 June 2014, 1:27 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Napier shearer John Kirkpatrick has had a confidence-boosting win reclaiming the Royal Highland Show Open title in Scotland at the weekend. More >>

New World champ Smith backs-up with big UK shears win

Saturday, 31 May 2014, 1:32 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

New Zealand shearer Rowland Smith has produced winning form again by taking the 50th anniversary UK Golden Shears open title at the Royal Bath and West Show in England just five days after winning the World Championship in Ireland. More >>

Favourites struggle in World woolhandling first round

Saturday, 24 May 2014, 11:40 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

New Zealand’s World woolhandling title favourites have have the job-ahead of them if they are to remain in contention for the 2014 championship after finishing well down the order after the first round in Ireland today. More >>

Blades shearer shines as World Champs heat-up in Ireland

Saturday, 24 May 2014, 11:39 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Blades master Tony Dobbs has produced the starring act for New Zealand in the opening rounds of the Golden Shears World Championships by beating the hotly-favoured defending champion South Africans in today’s first round heats in Gorey, Ireland. More >>

Shearing - Results

Saturday, 24 May 2014, 11:32 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Results of the first round of the Golden Shears World Machine Shearing Championship first round today in Gorey, Ireland (5 sheep each: More >>

Kiwi team and supporters in charge in Ireland

Friday, 23 May 2014, 1:41 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Six New Zealand shearers, including World Championships representatives Rowland Smith and John Kirkpatrick, have made it to the semi-finals of the Irish All-Nations Open championships semi-final in Gorey, Ireland. More >>

World shearing champs set for Christchurch in 2017

Friday, 23 May 2014, 9:16 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The 2017 World shearing and woolhandling championships will be held in Christchurch, New Zealand, says Golden Shears World Council chairman Greg Herrick. More >>

Shearing legend Fagan tips best World final ever

Monday, 19 May 2014, 10:03 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Multiple shearing champion David Fagan is tipping one of the best international competitions the World has scene as the Golden Shears World Championships are held this week in the coastal Co Wexford town of Gorey. More >>

Masterton teen clocks up another country, another win

Sunday, 18 May 2014, 1:34 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Masterton teenager Dylan McGruddy has made a successful start to a Northern Hemisphere shearing career by winning the Balmoral Show’s All Nations intermediate final in Northern Ireland.. More >>

Welsh win Six Nations - at shearing

Sunday, 18 May 2014, 1:32 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Welsh prospects for next week’s Golden Shears World Championships soared when Wales successfully defended their Six Nation’s machine shearing title at the Balmoral Show in Northern Ireland today. More >>

Shear champion stars as Kiwis dominate Ulster shears

Sunday, 18 May 2014, 1:31 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

New Zealand shearing champion Rowland Smith looked every bit a likely World champion by the end of the month as he completed a Kiwi cleansweep of top international shearing sports events at the Balmoral Show in Northern Ireland yesterday. More >>

Kiwis shearers seal North Ireland show cleansweep

Saturday, 17 May 2014, 8:32 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

New Zealand has completed a cleansweep of the All-Nations shearing and woolhandling events at the Balmoral Show in Northern Ireland with a quinella in today's machine shearing final to World Championships hopes Rowland Smith and John Kirkpatrick. More >>

New Zealand trifecta at Royal Ulster Show

Thursday, 15 May 2014, 1:06 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Canterbury shearer Tony Dobbs has made a successful start to his bid to regain the World title he won 22 years ago by triumphing in the Royal Ulster blades shearing final at the Balmoral Show in Northern Ireland. More >>

Kiwi blades shearer wins in Ireland

Monday, 12 May 2014, 4:04 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

A New Zealand shearer in Ireland to help the home team in next week’s Golden Shears World Championships team put his money where his mouth is when he won the opening blades shearing event of the UK season during the weekend. More >>

South Africa arrives in Ireland for World shearing champs

Saturday, 10 May 2014, 3:07 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

South Africa has become the first team to arrive in Ireland for the Golden Shears World shearing and woolhandling championships which will be held in Corey, Co Wexford, on May 22-25. More >>

Kiwi shearer confirms new bid for World record

Monday, 5 May 2014, 12:05 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

New Zealand shearer Stacey Te Huia is back in training for another crack at one of the toughest of shearing records after an Australian run which has produced the best results of his occasional competition career. More >>

NZ World Champs hopes on top as season ends downunder

Tuesday, 22 April 2014, 10:29 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

New Zealand’s hopes for the shearing titles at the Golden Shears World Championships in Ireland next month wrapped up their home season in triumphant form over the Easter weekend. More >>

Blades veteran Dobbs hones in on new World Champs bid

Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 11:36 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The selection of New Zealand’s team for this year’s World shearing and woolhandling championships May has all-but been confirmed after the top two blades shearing hopes finished first and second at the Oxford A and P Show in North Canterbury on Saturday. More >>

 

 

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