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High temperatures forecast for Guelfi record bid

Friday, 5 February 2016, 1:43 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

New Zealand-based Australian shearer Beau Guelfi is likely to have to brave temperatures close to 40deg as he tackles a World merino shearing record in West Australiatomorrow(Saturday). More >>

World Champ Signs on for Kiwis’ Shearing Showdown vs Wales

Wednesday, 3 February 2016, 10:44 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

World champion Rowland Smith has accepted a place in the New Zealand team for the opening match in the four-test C.P.Wool shearing series against Wales at Saturday’s Rangitikei Sports Shears in Marton. More >>

World champ heads for Tapawera

Friday, 22 January 2016, 10:19 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Budding shearing champions from the Nelson and Marlborough region will have the chance to see the World’s best in action when champion Rowland Smith competes at the Tapawera Shears tomorrow(Saturday). More >>

World Shearing Championship Series

Monday, 18 January 2016, 9:55 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

World shearing champion Rowland Smith has made a flying start to a gruelling New Zealand team selection series he hopes will have him defending the title in Invercargill in 13 months’ time. More >>

Smith and Henare off to good start at Lumsden

Saturday, 16 January 2016, 12:52 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Reigning World champion shearer Rowland Smith and 2012 champion woolhandler Joel Henare each got their bids for another shot at the big title when they won their respective finals at the Northern Southland Community Shears on yesterday(Frriday). More >>

Big chance for up and comers at shearing comps

Wednesday, 13 January 2016, 9:36 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Budding open class shearing stars who’ve hovered in the shadows of the champions over the years have a chance to make up some lost ground in a variety of A and P show competitions throughout New Zealand on Saturday. More >>

Shearing World championships qualifying

Wednesday, 13 January 2016, 9:34 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The buildup to the World shearing and woolhandling championships in Invercargill next year gets a kick-start when almost 50 of the top hopefuls start a tough New Zealand team selection series in a big week in Southland shearing sports this week. More >>

Shearers call it quits as record target slips out of sight

Friday, 8 January 2016, 10:12 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

A King Country shearing gang’s attempt on a World record yesterday was called off half-way through as the three shearers fell behind the pace required to get their names into the books. More >>

Shearing record bid under way in King Country

Thursday, 7 January 2016, 11:14 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Three-stand eight-hour lambshearing record challengers Ringakaha Paewai, Peter-lee Ratima and Craig Fagan will have to step-up the pace if they are to break a World record in their attempt south of Te Kuiti today. More >>

World record shearing: Another Fagan has a go

Thursday, 7 January 2016, 10:11 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Yet another member of the illustrious Fagan shearing family from King Country may today make a belated entry into the record books after becoming an 11th-hour ring-in for a challenge which started in a woolshed south of Te Kuiti at 7am today. More >>

Shearing record abandoned

Tuesday, 5 January 2016, 11:42 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Record-breaking shearer Stacey Te Huia was today shearing-on for the sake of the helpers and the fans after his latest attempt on the World solo nine-hour strongwool ewe-shearing record was called-off after less than half-way through. More >>

Shearing Record

Tuesday, 5 January 2016, 10:25 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

King Country shearer Stacey Te Huia has an uphill battle if he is to break the World shearing record he is attempting today in a Wairarapa woolshed. More >>

Shearing Big Day Out goes on despite the rain

Monday, 4 January 2016, 4:04 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Thousands of sheep are being shorn in a major cancer fundraiser in a Hawke’s Bay woolshed today despite rain which has enveloped the area over much of the last two days. More >>

The World congratulates Sir David

Sunday, 3 January 2016, 6:08 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

A wave of global congratulation has followed the announcement that Te Kuiti shearing legend David Fagan became a Knight in the New Year Honours. More >>

Shearing record’s tough day in Hawke’s Bay woolshed

Tuesday, 22 December 2015, 1:44 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Three Hawke’s Bay shearers are learning the rigours of records shearing the hard way as they battle towards a new World three-stand milestone in a remote woolshed west of Hastings. More >>

Judges give green light for three-stand record attempt

Tuesday, 22 December 2015, 1:42 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Three Hawke’s Bay shearers today passed their first test with flying colours as they prepared for a World record starting at 7am Tuesday. More >>

Heat wave for shearing record in Hawke’s Bay

Monday, 21 December 2015, 9:34 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Three Hawke’s Bay shearers are angling for a new World record in a remote woolshed west of Hastings tomorrow (Tuesday), on one of the area’s hottest days of the year. More >>

Record-breaking summer ahead

Sunday, 6 December 2015, 1:00 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Four World shearing records will be attempted in New Zealand from just before Christmas to late January in what could be biggest season’s attack on the records book since record-breaking rules were first put in place almost 50 years ago. More >>

Aussies win the real match at Adelaide Oval – the shearing!

Monday, 30 November 2015, 11:45 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The Aussies have beaten the Kiwis in the first of two matches that ended at the Adelaide Oval tonight [Sunday 29/11]. More >>

Much waiting yields Mutch win at Stratford

Monday, 30 November 2015, 11:37 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Spectators reckoned Golden Shears champion and 2012 World champion Gavin Mutch looked pretty happy as he shore his way to victory in the Open final at the Stratford A and P Show on Saturday(November 28).. More >>

 

 

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