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Henare firms hold on selection series

Friday, 16 November 2018, 10:22 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Reigning World woolhandling champion Joel Henare took another step towards a defence of his title when he won the New Zealand Corriedale Championships Open final at the New Zealand Agricultural Show in Christchurch today. More >>

Women making the grade in shearing

Wednesday, 14 November 2018, 10:16 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Women’s shearing competitions are to be held at New Zealand’s top two championships’ as their sport caters to growing numbers of females on the competition scene and capitalises on the success of new docu-movie She Shears. More >>

Forde wins at Pleasant Point

Monday, 5 November 2018, 10:05 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Former national champion Darin Forde showed he’s still more than capable of keeping the opposition honest when he won the Pleasant Point Gymkhana Shears Open shearing title on Saturday. More >>

150 years of competition shearing

Monday, 5 November 2018, 9:54 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Possibly the first shearing competition reported anywhere in the World will be commemorated in a 150th anniversary blade shear at the Central Hawke’s Bay A and P Show in Waipukurau on Saturday. More >>

Favourite wins at Manfeild – shearing

Sunday, 4 November 2018, 12:00 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

If Manfeild was still in its former guise as a track for horse racing it would have had shearer David Buick as one of its warmer favourites as he shore yesterday at the Manawatu and West Coast A and P Show. More >>

Triple treat for Southland gun Stratford

Monday, 29 October 2018, 9:13 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Southland shearer and national representative Nathan Stratford made it three-from-three in more ways than one as he claimed the Ashburton A and P Show’s Open title on Saturday. More >>

Scotsman Mutch tu meke as Kiwi team hammers Aussies

Sunday, 28 October 2018, 7:58 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Taranaki shearer Gavin Mutch’s two decades have never challenged his allegiance to native Scotland, but he was still able to realise another dream by winning in Australia on Saturday, in a team from New Zealand. More >>

Women steal the show at Rangiora

Sunday, 21 October 2018, 11:06 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Some sort of shearing history is thought to have been made today in women’s domination of the lower grades at the Northern A and P Show shearing championships in Rangiora. More >>

Teen shes shear the limelight at Royal Show

Saturday, 20 October 2018, 4:16 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

A group of girls from Havelock North school Iona College has helped create a record for the number of competitors in Shearing Sports Hawke’s Bay’s High Schools Shearing Challenge which was held at the Roya; New Zealand Show in Hastings on Thursday. More >>

World champ Kirkpatrick regains Hawke’s Bay title

Saturday, 20 October 2018, 11:35 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Reigning World Champion shearer John Kirkpatrick shed an important demon when he beat Golden Shears, New Zealand and former World title holder Rowland Smith in the Open final of the Great Raihania Shears Open final at the Royal New Zealand Show ... More >>

A sheep that sole the A and P show

Monday, 15 October 2018, 8:52 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

An enterprising sheep stole some of the limelight at the Ellesmere A and P Show on Saturday, gatecrashing a ribbon ceremony and masquerading as an alpaca after escaping from a pen at the shearing shed. More >>

Shearing - A star is born

Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 9:45 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Three summers in Hawke’s Bay has rubbed-off well on Norwegian shearer Anne-Lise Humstad who has become one of the few women in the World to win a national Open shearing title. More >>

Master blades shearer reaches milestone – after 35 years

Sunday, 7 October 2018, 7:47 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Blade shearing champion Tony Dobbs reached a personal milestone when he won the New Zealand Spring Shears Open blade shearing final in Waimate on Saturday. More >>

Big southern double at Merino champs

Monday, 1 October 2018, 9:40 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

It’s been a big night for the south at the opening shearing sports competition of the season with two dream wins at the New Zealand Merino Championhips in Alexandra.. More >>

Masters award for top woolhandler

Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 9:58 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Sheep shearing hub Alexandra will celebrate one of its own in the presenting of a particularly unique Master Woolhandler award as the shearing sports season starts in the Central Otago town this week. More >>

Australia takes the upper hand in Perth test matches

Monday, 24 September 2018, 11:16 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

A surprise Australian woolhandling win has tipped the scales to the western side of the ditch for Australia in a 2-1 win in today’s transtasman shearing sports tests at the Royal Perth Show. More >>

Big day for the Kiwis shearing sports in Perth

Sunday, 23 September 2018, 11:48 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

New Zealand shearers and woolhandlers have got off to a good start at the Royal Perth Show with three big wins on Saturday on the eve of three transtasman tests. More >>

New Zealand wins shears test, but it was close Boyo

Sunday, 29 July 2018, 11:34 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The CP Wool New Zealand shearing team has ended it’s 2018 UK tour with a win over Wales at the Corwen Shears in North Wales today (July 29 UK Time) in possibly the closest-ever result in international teams shearing. More >>

Oldfield ends UK jaunt with win No 8

Saturday, 28 July 2018, 6:49 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

South Canterbury shearer Allan Oldfield has wrapped up a season in the UK with an emphatic win in the blade shearing final at the Corwen Shears in North Wales earlier today (Saturday NZDT, Friday UK). More >>

Wales beat New Zealand at Royal Welsh Show

Friday, 27 July 2018, 9:41 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The New Zealand shearing team has one last chance to claim an international victory on their CP Wool UK Tour after suffering a third consecutive loss to Wales on Wednesday (July 25) at the Royal Welsh Show. More >>

 

 

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