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Blades veteran Dobbs hones in on new World Champs bid

Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 11:36 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The selection of New Zealand’s team for this year’s World shearing and woolhandling championships May has all-but been confirmed after the top two blades shearing hopes finished first and second at the Oxford A and P Show in North Canterbury on Saturday. More >>

NZ Shears results

Sunday, 30 March 2014, 10:41 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Results from the New Zealand Shearing Championships at Te Kuiti on Thursday-Saturday, March 27-29, 2014: Shearing: More >>

Fagan lines-up another big title

Sunday, 30 March 2014, 10:39 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Five-times World shearing champion David Fagan has kept alive his hopes of at least one final bid for the ultimate glory by qualifying again for tonight’s New Zealand Open championship final in home-town Te Kuiti. More >>

Former shearing champ Avery returns as Open hope in Te Kuiti

Friday, 28 March 2014, 5:07 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Former World shearing champion Paul Avery has grabbed a slim chance of representing his country again by qualifying for the quarterfinals of the New Zealand Open shearing championship in Te Kuiti. More >>

Schoolboy Puna wins another shears title

Friday, 28 March 2014, 4:58 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Manawatu high school student Connor Puha celebrated another successful day away from the classroom by winning the national Novice shearing final in Te Kuiti. More >>

Fagan despairs as big shearing champs loom

Thursday, 27 March 2014, 10:32 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Multiple World, Golden Shears and national shearing champion David Fagan is giving-up hope on one of his dreams - that he will one day be able to go to the New Zealand championships as just a competitor. More >>

World champ Gavin Mutch scores big win in Taranaki Shears

Monday, 24 March 2014, 12:01 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Taranaki farmer and Scottish shearer Gavin Mutch has scored a major success ahead of his World title defence in May by winning the Taranaki Shears Open title in Stratford on Sunday. More >>

Fagan bounces back for Kumeu win, again

Sunday, 9 March 2014, 1:09 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Fagan bounces back for Kumeu win, again Anyone who thought the all-conquering career of shearing icon David Fagan was coming to an end after missing out on the Golden Shears Open final for a second year in a row last week can think again after he bounced-back ... More >>

Welch returns to Shears stage and women’s win

Sunday, 2 March 2014, 2:11 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Welch returns to Shears stage and women’s win World record holding shearing mum Emily Welch returned to the stage of her most important competition moment to win last night’s invitation women’s shearing event at the Golden Shears in Masterton. More >>

St David’s Day triumph for Welsh at Golden Shears

Sunday, 2 March 2014, 2:04 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

They’d be calling it the St David’s Day Massacre after two Welsh shearers annihilated the more favoured New Zealanders to win Wales’ first two titles at the famed Golden Shears International Shearing and Woolhandling Championships in New Zealand for 23 ... More >>

Golden Shears, all results

Sunday, 2 March 2014, 1:00 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Results from the 54th Golden Shears International Shearing and Woolhandling Championships at Masterton on February 27-March 1, 2014: More >>

Rowland Smith retains Golden Shears title

Sunday, 2 March 2014, 12:45 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Hawke’s Bay shearer Rowland Smith is setting his sights on becoming a World champion after successfully defending the Golden Shears Open shearing title in Masterton tonight. More >>

Women's invitational event down to the wire

Saturday, 1 March 2014, 10:52 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Just two-hundredths of a second split first and second spots in the womens shearing invitational which had the crowd calling support for the entire field at the Golden Shears competition tonight. More >>

Golden Shears 2014 - One step closer to the finals

Saturday, 1 March 2014, 10:38 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

to Bay, Bush, Christchurch, Daily, Dannevirke, Dominion, Gisborne, Hawkes, Manawatu, Manawatu, Marlborough, Northern, Northland, NZ, Stratford, Taupo, Wairoa, Waikato, Taranaki, Nelson, Timaru, NZ, Scoop *One step closer to the finals* More >>

Young English shearer shines under the bright lights

Saturday, 1 March 2014, 10:36 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

A young shearer who leapt from obscure lower class competition to win selection for England at this year’s World Championships is unflustered by his demise in the biggest challenge he could have hoped-for along the way. More >>

Farmer Buick takes it to the big guns at Golden Shears

Saturday, 1 March 2014, 10:32 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Pongaroa farmer David Buick tonight emerged as Wairarapa’s biggest hope of winning Masterton's Golden Shears Open shearing title in more than 30 years when he headed the 12 qualifiers for tomorrow’s semi-final. More >>

Welsh lads to go for gold at Golden Shears

Saturday, 1 March 2014, 10:30 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Welsh lads to go for gold at Golden Shears Three young Welsh shearers are poised for a St David’s Day treat after qualifying for two of the finals at the 54th Golden Shears international shearing and woolhandling championships being held in Masterton. More >>

Kiwi revenge in woolhandling test

Saturday, 1 March 2014, 9:27 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Kiwi revenge in woolhandling test New Zealand woolhandlers Keryn Herbert and Tia Potae tonight exacted a crushing revenge defeat over Australia in the New Zealand leg of a bi-annual woolhandling competition against Australia. More >>

North Otago youngster goes for shearing gold

Friday, 28 February 2014, 4:50 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Golden Shears junior shearing championship favourite Joel Richards, of Oamaru, has kept his hopes alive as top qualifier for the six-shearer final in Masterton tomorrow. More >>

Top guns in charge in Golden Shears senior heats

Friday, 28 February 2014, 4:49 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The Golden Shears senior shearing championship is set for a tense finish tomorrow with all the top contenders having qualified for the morning’s semi-final. More >>

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