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Shearing sports shine at Aotearoa award

Sunday, 3 December 2017, 12:41 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Shearing sports shine at Aotearoa award It’s been a big night for shearing sports with two major awards at the Aotearoa Maori Sports Awards. More >>

Perseverance Pays Off for Te Kuiti Shearer Mark Grainger

Monday, 27 November 2017, 8:59 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Te Kuiti shearer Mark Grainger gained another reward for perseverance when he successfully defended the Stratford A and P Show’s Open title against former World champion Gavin Mutch on Saturday. More >>

Moore makes a mark at Nelson

Sunday, 26 November 2017, 11:03 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Moore makes a mark at Nelson Marlborough and shearer and now contractor Angus Moore proved a class act as he won his first Nelson A and P Show title today. More >>

A long way home through Tapanui – but it’s worth it

Monday, 20 November 2017, 8:45 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

If Tapanui was a country of it’s own they’d be offering shearer Nathan Stratford honorary residence such has been what shearing competition stalwart Kevin Baxter says is the Invercargill gun’s “bit of a mortgage” on the West Otago A and ... More >>

Nice job, Tony Coster

Saturday, 18 November 2017, 2:06 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Nice job, Tony Coster Former New Zealand representative shearer and multiple national all-breeds champion Tony Coster reckoned he only shore in today’s New Zealand Corriedale Championship to get out of doing a job. More >>

A Grand Comeback in Canterbury Show Woolhandling

Friday, 17 November 2017, 9:18 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Mum of two Angelique Miller was born in Rotorua, started life in the woolsheds working for her grandparents contracting in Gisborne, has lived in Christchurch, Australia and Gore, and worked in the UK. More >>

Show Week's Shear Excitement

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 9:01 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Shearers and woolhandlers are gathering in Christchurch for the New Zealand Corriedale Championships at the Canterbury Show in Christchurch today and tomorrow (Thursday and Friday). More >>

A shearing marathon: 600kms each way

Monday, 13 November 2017, 8:49 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Canterbury shearers Ant Frew and Liam Norrie showed just about the ultimate commitment to their sport when they drove the earthquake diversion route across the top of the South Island to support the Marlborough A and P Show on Saturday. More >>

Stratford makes a point at Pleasant Point

Sunday, 5 November 2017, 4:48 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Stratford makes a point at Pleasant Point World championships third placegetter Nathan Stratford had his third win in a row this season when he won the Pleasant Point Gymkhana Shears Open final in South Canterbury on Saturday (yesterday). More >>

A Ro-Jo show at Manawatu

Sunday, 5 November 2017, 4:46 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

A Ro-Jo show at Manawatu It was a resumption of the Ro-Jo show as Rowland Smith and Joel Henare dominated the finals at the Manawatu A and P Show shearing and woolhandlling championships in Feilding yesterday(Saturday). More >>

Top shearers and woolhandlers ranked for October

Thursday, 2 November 2017, 3:51 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

South Island competitors are at the top of six of the eight Shearing Sports New Zealand rankings leaderboards at the end of the first month of the new season. More >>

Kiwis clean-up in Warrnambool

Tuesday, 31 October 2017, 9:36 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

New Zealanders scored a near cleansweep at Australia’s top crossbred shearing competition on Saturday. More >>

First Open final win in NZ for Jack Fagan

Sunday, 29 October 2017, 11:42 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

First Open final win in NZ for Jack Fagan Te Kuiti shearer and former Royal Welsh Open winner Jack Fagan scored his first Open final win in New Zealand yesterday at the Wairarapa A and P Show’s Spring Shears at Clareville, near Carterton. More >>

Stratford retains Ashburton title

Sunday, 29 October 2017, 11:40 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Stratford retains Ashburton title Southland shearer Nathan Stratford showed he is ready for a defence of his New Zealand Corriedale shearing title when he launched his first foray into Canterbury this season with a successful defence of the Open ... More >>

Kiwis win woolhandling and blades shears tests

Sunday, 29 October 2017, 11:40 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Kiwis win woolhandling and blades shears tests New Zealand’s best woolhandlers and blade shearers have taken payback by winning their transtasman test matches during the Australian national shearing and woolhandling championships in Bendigo. More >>

Australia wins first test in Bendigo

Saturday, 28 October 2017, 5:57 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Australia wins first test in Bendigo The New Zealand shearing team has again had to bow to Australian supremacy on the western side of the Tasman in losing the first test of the 2017-2018 transtasman series. More >>

Kiwi Shearers & Woolhandlers Invade Australia

Friday, 27 October 2017, 9:29 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

New Zealand shearers and woolhandlers are launching possibly the biggest-ever Kiwi assault on Australian shearing sports with at least 12 of our best lining up in competition on the other side of the Tasman over the next two days. More >>

Frew lines-up circuit after Rangiora win

Monday, 23 October 2017, 12:07 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Frew lines-up circuit after Rangiora win Pleasant Point shearer Ant Frew has made an early breakthrough in the new season with a win in Saturday’s Open final at the Northern A and P Show in Rangiora. More >>

It was close, but Potae scores at Royal Show

Saturday, 21 October 2017, 6:55 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

It was close, but Potae scores at Royal Show A year ago Milton woolhandler Monica Potae competed at the Great Raihania Shears in Hastings with a leg in plaster in a last-ditch effort to win a place in New Zealand’s World Championships selection ... More >>

Shearing Tests

Sunday, 15 October 2017, 8:26 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

October 15, 2017 The seven members of the New Zealand shearing team headed for transtasman tests in Australia later this month showed they are timing their form to the minute as they dominated competitions in New Zealand at on Saturday. More >>

 

 

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