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A fine shear needed to beat Ockers

Monday, 29 September 2014, 2:03 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The two Kiwi shearers beaten by a West Australian team in a finewool shearing match in Perth on Saturday have returned home determined to break an Australian stranglehold on New Zealand’s big finewool title this week in the Central Otago town of Alexandra. More >>

Kiwis clipped in finewool shearing match

Sunday, 28 September 2014, 12:16 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Two West Australians have made first claims to being the top finewool shearers in Australasia by beating two of New Zealand’s best in a transtasman match at the Royal Perth Show. More >>

How Will the West Be Won?

Saturday, 27 September 2014, 2:05 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Two South Island shearers will try to beat the Australians at their own game in a transtasman finewool merino shearing match at the Royal Perth Show today. More >>

Four Masters: Coster, Stratford, Henare, Thomson

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 9:29 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

August 19, 2014 Four Masters: Coster, Stratford, Henare, Thomson Two machine shearers, a woolhandler and a blades shearer have been accorded Master status by Shearing Sports New Zealand. More >>

Kiwi reign in Wales shears finale

Monday, 28 July 2014, 9:49 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

An 11-year New Zealand domination of one of the UK’s top shearing events ended today with the first-ever Welsh win in the Corwen Shears in Wales. More >>

Welsh win historic Cothi match by a whisker

Sunday, 20 July 2014, 11:22 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Wales has beaten New Zealand by the proverbial whisker in an historic Elders Primary Wool UK Tour match at the Cothi Shears. More >>

Kiwis win shearing test at Thrones castle site

Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 10:28 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

An ancient Northern Ireland castle estate used for filming fantasy drama Game of Thrones has been the unlikely scene of the New Zealand shearing team’s latest victories on the Elders Primary Wool UK Tour. More >>

Kirkpatrick bounces back in Royal Highland open

Tuesday, 24 June 2014, 1:27 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Napier shearer John Kirkpatrick has had a confidence-boosting win reclaiming the Royal Highland Show Open title in Scotland at the weekend. More >>

New World champ Smith backs-up with big UK shears win

Saturday, 31 May 2014, 1:32 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

New Zealand shearer Rowland Smith has produced winning form again by taking the 50th anniversary UK Golden Shears open title at the Royal Bath and West Show in England just five days after winning the World Championship in Ireland. More >>

Favourites struggle in World woolhandling first round

Saturday, 24 May 2014, 11:40 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

New Zealand’s World woolhandling title favourites have have the job-ahead of them if they are to remain in contention for the 2014 championship after finishing well down the order after the first round in Ireland today. More >>

Blades shearer shines as World Champs heat-up in Ireland

Saturday, 24 May 2014, 11:39 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Blades master Tony Dobbs has produced the starring act for New Zealand in the opening rounds of the Golden Shears World Championships by beating the hotly-favoured defending champion South Africans in today’s first round heats in Gorey, Ireland. More >>

Shearing - Results

Saturday, 24 May 2014, 11:32 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Results of the first round of the Golden Shears World Machine Shearing Championship first round today in Gorey, Ireland (5 sheep each: More >>

Kiwi team and supporters in charge in Ireland

Friday, 23 May 2014, 1:41 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Six New Zealand shearers, including World Championships representatives Rowland Smith and John Kirkpatrick, have made it to the semi-finals of the Irish All-Nations Open championships semi-final in Gorey, Ireland. More >>

World shearing champs set for Christchurch in 2017

Friday, 23 May 2014, 9:16 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The 2017 World shearing and woolhandling championships will be held in Christchurch, New Zealand, says Golden Shears World Council chairman Greg Herrick. More >>

Shearing legend Fagan tips best World final ever

Monday, 19 May 2014, 10:03 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Multiple shearing champion David Fagan is tipping one of the best international competitions the World has scene as the Golden Shears World Championships are held this week in the coastal Co Wexford town of Gorey. More >>

Masterton teen clocks up another country, another win

Sunday, 18 May 2014, 1:34 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Masterton teenager Dylan McGruddy has made a successful start to a Northern Hemisphere shearing career by winning the Balmoral Show’s All Nations intermediate final in Northern Ireland.. More >>

Welsh win Six Nations - at shearing

Sunday, 18 May 2014, 1:32 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Welsh prospects for next week’s Golden Shears World Championships soared when Wales successfully defended their Six Nation’s machine shearing title at the Balmoral Show in Northern Ireland today. More >>

Shear champion stars as Kiwis dominate Ulster shears

Sunday, 18 May 2014, 1:31 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

New Zealand shearing champion Rowland Smith looked every bit a likely World champion by the end of the month as he completed a Kiwi cleansweep of top international shearing sports events at the Balmoral Show in Northern Ireland yesterday. More >>

Kiwis shearers seal North Ireland show cleansweep

Saturday, 17 May 2014, 8:32 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

New Zealand has completed a cleansweep of the All-Nations shearing and woolhandling events at the Balmoral Show in Northern Ireland with a quinella in today's machine shearing final to World Championships hopes Rowland Smith and John Kirkpatrick. More >>

New Zealand trifecta at Royal Ulster Show

Thursday, 15 May 2014, 1:06 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Canterbury shearer Tony Dobbs has made a successful start to his bid to regain the World title he won 22 years ago by triumphing in the Royal Ulster blades shearing final at the Balmoral Show in Northern Ireland. More >>

 

 

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