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Henare a hot favourite for national woolhandling title

Thursday, 30 March 2017, 4:10 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

World and Golden Shears champion Joel Henare confirmed his favouritism for a fourth national Open woolhandling title by heading the qualifiers on the opening day of the three-day New Zealand Shearing Championships in Te Kuiti today. More >>

Winning weekends on the road for shearer Rowland Smith

Monday, 27 March 2017, 11:28 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Champion shearer Rowland Smith is as busy as the Prime Minister – and that’s just in his spare time. More >>

RESULTS from the 57th Golden Shears

Sunday, 5 March 2017, 8:03 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

RESULTS from the 57th Golden Shears Shearing and Woolhandliung Championships in Masterton, NZ, on March 2-4, 2017: International: Lister Shearing Transtasman Shearing Test (12 sheep – 6 merinos, 3 long wools, 3 lambs): New Zealand 225.3534pts (R owland ... More >>

A golden Shears cleansweep for shearing gun Smith

Sunday, 5 March 2017, 8:01 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

A golden Shears cleansweep for shearing gun Smith Northland-raised Hawke’s Bay shearer Rowland Smith has tonight completed an amazing reply to his omission from the New Zealand World Championships team with a cleansweep of major events on the ... More >>

Kiwis too good for Australia in woolhandling test

Friday, 3 March 2017, 10:36 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Kiwis too good for Australia in woolhandling test Two crack kiwi woolhandlers have drawn first blood in the Masterton leg of the twin Transtasman shearing and woolhandling series’ by winning the woolhandling test against Australia at the Golden Shears ... More >>

World champ eliminated at Golden Shears

Friday, 3 March 2017, 10:34 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

World champ eliminated at Golden Shears There’s been a boilover at the Golden Shears in Masterton tonight with new World Champion shearer John Kirkpatrick failing to reach the glamour Golden Shears Open final for only the second time in 20 years. More >>

Golden Shears Results – Day 2

Friday, 3 March 2017, 5:17 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Results from the day session on Day 2 of the 57th Golden Shears International Shearing and Woolhandling Championships in Masterton on March 2-4, 2017: More >>

Shepherd’s delight: She made me do it

Friday, 3 March 2017, 9:13 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Farm shepherd Mark Baxter had a handy sort of role model to get him on the way in father and former YFC national Young Farmer of the Year Shaun. More >>

The hot gossip is Smith to win again at The Goldies

Thursday, 2 March 2017, 9:56 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Hawke’s Bay shearer Rowland Smith has been rated such a hot favourite to successfully defend the Golden Shears Open title that the TAB has also opened a pool excluding him from the options. More >>

Fagan back where it began: Watching the Golden Shears

Thursday, 2 March 2017, 9:40 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Shearing legend Sir David Fagan tomorrow(Thursday) heads to Masterton’s Golden Shears for a 42nd year in a row as keen as ever about the big event, despite industry and sports concerns about a drop in the number of entries. More >>

Hard work pays for Goldies hopeful Karauria

Thursday, 2 March 2017, 9:38 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

One of the many tireless workers and competitors during the World shearing and woolhandling championship in Invercargill earlier this month has been rewarded with a big win on the eve of the 57th Golden Shears. More >>

World shearing record broken in Southland

Tuesday, 21 February 2017, 9:47 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Southland shearer Leon Samuels today set a new World solo eight-hours strongwool ewe-shearing after a tally of 605 in a wool shed north of Gore. More >>

Shearing record bid today in Southland

Monday, 20 February 2017, 9:15 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Another World shearing record attempt has been given the all-clear to go ahead in Southand today (Monday) with Leon Samuels tackling a record of 603 strongwool ewes in eight hours. More >>

A true champion – 100 times over

Monday, 20 February 2017, 9:13 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Northland-raised Hawke’s Bay shearing champion Rowland Smith became possibly only the fourth person to win 100 Open-class shearing titles with three victories about 24hours and 1700km apart during the weekend. More >>

Southern Shears, Friday 17 February

Friday, 17 February 2017, 10:35 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

It’ll be as if nothing’s missed a beat for many top shearers and woolhandlers, judges and officials as the 52nd two-day Southern Shears kick-off in Gore tomorrow(Friday). More >>

Big night for New Zealand at World shears champs

Sunday, 12 February 2017, 12:43 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

February 11, 2017. Big night for New Zealand at World shears champs It was a New Zealand and South Africa night tonight as the two traditional rugby nations turned their rivalry to the woolshed on the final night of the World shearing and woolhandling ... More >>

Napier woolhandler takes big honours at World champs

Friday, 10 February 2017, 4:49 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Napier woolhandler Angela Stevens may have some career thinking to do after scoring the first win of a possible family rout at the World shearing and woolhandling championships in Invercargill when she won the Southland All Nations senior woolhandling final. More >>

Near sellout at World shears champs in Invercargill

Thursday, 9 February 2017, 4:00 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

World shearing and woolhandling championships organisers have just announced a near sell-out of the last two nights on Fridayand Saturday in Invercargill. More >>

Shearing - Results

Thursday, 9 February 2017, 9:48 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

February 8, 2017 Results from the opening day second day programme for the World shearing and woolhandling championships being held at ILT Stadium Southland, Invercargill, NZ, on February 8-11, 2017: More >>

World Champs: More’s gone right than wrong

Wednesday, 8 February 2017, 12:52 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The 40th anniversary World shearing and woolhandling championships start today in Invercargill with organising committee chairman and former champion shearer Tom Wilson balancing the odds firmly in the favour of success over the next four days. More >>

 

 

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