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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 >>

New Zealand Shears ready to roll

Thursday, 31 March 2016, 11:07 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Many of the World’s best shearers have qualified for the last stages of the New Zealand Shears Circuit which will be decided at the New Zealand Shearing Championships starting in Te Kuiti today. More >>

Kirkpatrick back in winning Shears form at Easter Show

Tuesday, 29 March 2016, 10:23 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Napier shearer John Kirkpatrick gave himself the ultimate all-clear in a season coming back from injury with a comfortable win in front of aver 600 people the Northern Shears Open final at the Royal Easter Show in Auckland today. More >>

Close shave expected at shearing rankings

Thursday, 24 March 2016, 2:29 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Some close results are expected as the Shearing Sports New Zealand annual rankings are decided over the last two weekends of the season. More >>

New Zealand wins transtasman shearing test

Sunday, 6 March 2016, 11:34 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The New Zealand shearing team tonight overcame transtasman hex dating back more than two years when they scored a comfortable win in the home leg of an annual home and away series. More >>

Favoured gun Smith wins third Golden Shears Open

Sunday, 6 March 2016, 11:33 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

World champion shearer Rowland Smith lived up to the tag of overwhelming favourite to win his third Golden Shears Open title in Masterton tonight. More >>

 

 

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