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Scott remains ahead of target in World Record bid

Monday, 1 August 2016, 1:18 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

An Irish shearer with a team of New Zealand helpers is setting up an afternoon of high drama in England as he tries to break a World record in which a Kiwi gun shore a lamb every 37.41 seconds for nine hours. More >>

Kiwi’s shearing record under threat

Monday, 1 August 2016, 1:12 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Another shearing record set in New Zealand is under threat as Irish gun Ivan Scott tackles one of the ultimate goals in the woolshed. More >>

Irishman Scott has Kiwis in the corner

Monday, 1 August 2016, 12:53 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

He may not be a Kiwi, but Irish shearer Ivan Scott’s attempt on the World nine-hour strongwool lambshearing record in England tonight is all-but a Kiwi affair. More >>

Irish shearer breaks World record in historic day in Cornwal

Monday, 1 August 2016, 10:09 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

An Irish shearer who made New Zealand his shearing season home has today broken a New Zealand shearer’s World record, with a band of New Zealand helpers. More >>

Another delay for Ivan Scot’s lambs record bid

Monday, 1 August 2016, 10:04 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Irish shearer Ivan Scott’s bid to become the first non-New Zealand shearer to hold the the World ninehour strongwool lambshearing record has been postponed a further 24 hours because of rain. More >>

World lambshearing record postponed

Friday, 29 July 2016, 11:16 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

A second World shearing record attempt at the same venue where Kiwi gun Matt Smith put his own mark on history earlier this week has been postponed for 24 hours because of wet weather. More >>

New Zealand shearer Matt Smith smashes shearing record in UK

Wednesday, 27 July 2016, 10:59 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

New Zealand shearer Matt Smith has this morning in England smashed the World solo nine-hours ewe shearing record with a new tally of 731 in the first World shearing record ever attempted in the Northern Hemisphere. More >>

Kiwi shearer rocketing towards World record in the UK

Wednesday, 27 July 2016, 10:57 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Hawke’s Bay shearer Matt Smith was tonight at least a sheep-up per hour in his bid for the first World shearing record ever to be shorn in the Northern Hemisphere. More >>

All go for NZ shearer Smith’s record in the UK

Tuesday, 26 July 2016, 10:28 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

New Zealand shearer Matt Smith will today step-out where no one else has before him to tackle the supreme sheep shearing record of 721 strongwool ewes in nine hours – in England. More >>

Kiwis in charge at Corwen

Monday, 25 July 2016, 11:46 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

New Zealand shearers John Kirkpatrick and Rowland Smith have had a dramatic and triumphant end to their CP Wool UK tour by winning the final test against Wales and finishing first and second in a hectic-paced Corwen Shears Open final. More >>

NZ shearers in Wales

Friday, 22 July 2016, 11:03 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

World champion shearer Rowland Smith has become the fifth New Zealander in 10 years to win the Royal Welsh Open title. More >>

Challenge ahead as CP Wool tour heads to Royal Welsh Show

Monday, 18 July 2016, 9:31 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The New Zealand shearing team of Hawke’s Bay guns John Kirkpatrick and Rowland Smith have the challenge ahead of them as they try to win the last two tests of their CP Wool UK Tour and become the first New Zealand team in five years to beat Wales ... More >>

CP Wool UK Tour: The Kiwis win again

Thursday, 14 July 2016, 9:32 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The New Zealand shearing team has continued its winning form on the 2016 CP Wool UK Tour with a big double today at the Great Yorkshire at Harrogate, England. More >>

Smith makes it eight in a row for NZ at Lakeland Shears

Monday, 11 July 2016, 9:39 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Hawke’s Bay shearers Rowland Smith and John Kirkpatrick have continued their good form in the UK by extending New Zealand’s run of successes in the Lakelands Shears Open final in England to eight wins in a row. More >>

Kiwi shearers break long drought in Scotland

Monday, 4 July 2016, 10:02 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

New Zealand shearers Rowland Smith and John Kirkpatrick have broken a 13-year jinx to beat Scotland in a test match at the Lochearnhead Shears during the weekend. More >>

Kiwi guns tackle great Scots in shearing test

Thursday, 30 June 2016, 4:42 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

New Zealand shearers Rowland Smith and John Kirkpatrick will be out for a bit of payback when they take on Scotland in a one-off shearing test at the start of their CP Wool UK Tour this weekend. More >>

Alexander’s senior win at Bath and West

Wednesday, 8 June 2016, 9:57 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

It’s a long way from Whangamomona to Somerset, but distance has been no barrier for Taranaki shearer Darren Alexander who has celebrated his first trip to England by winning a title at one of England’s major shows. More >>

What’s next? Kiwi shearer scores unique treble on Big O.E.

Monday, 23 May 2016, 11:22 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

South Canterbury shearer Allan Oldfield has made the most of the Big OE with a string of four unique victories in a fortnight in the UK and Ireland. More >>

NZ Shearing Championships Results

Monday, 4 April 2016, 10:58 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Results from the New Zealand Shearing Championships at Te Kuiti on Thursday-Saturday March 31-April 2, 2016: More >>

Big double for NZ shears stars

Monday, 4 April 2016, 10:39 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

World champions Rowland Smith and Joel Henare each completed Golden Shears and New Zealand Open champion doubles in a near North Island east coast cleansweep of major titles at the national shearing championships which ended on Saturday night. More >>

 

 

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