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World shearing record broken in Southland

Tuesday, 21 February 2017, 9:47 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Southland shearer Leon Samuels today set a new World solo eight-hours strongwool ewe-shearing after a tally of 605 in a wool shed north of Gore. More >>

Shearing record bid today in Southland

Monday, 20 February 2017, 9:15 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Another World shearing record attempt has been given the all-clear to go ahead in Southand today (Monday) with Leon Samuels tackling a record of 603 strongwool ewes in eight hours. More >>

A true champion – 100 times over

Monday, 20 February 2017, 9:13 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Northland-raised Hawke’s Bay shearing champion Rowland Smith became possibly only the fourth person to win 100 Open-class shearing titles with three victories about 24hours and 1700km apart during the weekend. More >>

Southern Shears, Friday 17 February

Friday, 17 February 2017, 10:35 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

It’ll be as if nothing’s missed a beat for many top shearers and woolhandlers, judges and officials as the 52nd two-day Southern Shears kick-off in Gore tomorrow(Friday). More >>

Big night for New Zealand at World shears champs

Sunday, 12 February 2017, 12:43 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

February 11, 2017. Big night for New Zealand at World shears champs It was a New Zealand and South Africa night tonight as the two traditional rugby nations turned their rivalry to the woolshed on the final night of the World shearing and woolhandling ... More >>

Napier woolhandler takes big honours at World champs

Friday, 10 February 2017, 4:49 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Napier woolhandler Angela Stevens may have some career thinking to do after scoring the first win of a possible family rout at the World shearing and woolhandling championships in Invercargill when she won the Southland All Nations senior woolhandling final. More >>

Near sellout at World shears champs in Invercargill

Thursday, 9 February 2017, 4:00 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

World shearing and woolhandling championships organisers have just announced a near sell-out of the last two nights on Fridayand Saturday in Invercargill. More >>

Shearing - Results

Thursday, 9 February 2017, 9:48 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

February 8, 2017 Results from the opening day second day programme for the World shearing and woolhandling championships being held at ILT Stadium Southland, Invercargill, NZ, on February 8-11, 2017: More >>

World Champs: More’s gone right than wrong

Wednesday, 8 February 2017, 12:52 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The 40th anniversary World shearing and woolhandling championships start today in Invercargill with organising committee chairman and former champion shearer Tom Wilson balancing the odds firmly in the favour of success over the next four days. More >>

Kiwi World champs hope Oldfield wins blades title at Reefton

Monday, 6 February 2017, 7:42 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Kiwi World champs hope Oldfield wins blades title at Reefton Geraldine bladeshearer Phil Oldfield had an important win ahead of this week’s World shearing and woolhandling championships when he beat an international field to regain the Reefton Shears bladeshearing ... More >>

Kamura’s Marton double: Hey bartend, can yer shear as well?

Monday, 6 February 2017, 7:41 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Kamura’s Marton double: Hey bartend, can yer shear as well? Marton woolhandler, barman, now shearer Logan Kamura reckons Saturday was the best day of his life, with two winning ribbons at home-town show the Rangitikei Shearing Sports’ North Island ... More >>

World Shearing Champs

Saturday, 4 February 2017, 2:09 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

February 3, 2017 New national woolhandling representative Mary-Anne Baty has scored a confidence-boosting win at the Dannevirke A and P Show before heading south for a bid to win a World championship in Invercargill next week. More >>

Bladies cut a track for Reefton Shears

Friday, 3 February 2017, 9:58 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

A mini unofficial World championship is in the offing for the Reefton Shears tomorrow (Saturday) as some of the best in the ancient craft of wool clipping sharpen the blades ahead of official event in Invercargill next week. More >>

War memorial hall becomes a shearing in world champs prelude

Thursday, 2 February 2017, 5:21 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Organisers of the Otago Shears which start tomorrow (Friday) are bringing in extra sheep to cope with increased entries in the final shakedown before next week’s World championships in Invercargill. More >>

New Zealand hopes start in World shears buildup

Sunday, 22 January 2017, 10:01 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

New Zealand hopes start in World shears buildup New Zealand team members Nathan Stratford and Joel Henare starred in a big weekend of shearing sports in Southland at the weekend as the buildup started ahead of the World sheariong and woolhandling championships ... More >>

Shearing record smashed in Hawke’s Bay

Wednesday, 18 January 2017, 8:59 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Three shearers gathered from around New Zealand have smashed a World record by 264 sheep despite the heat, the pumiced sheep of inland Hawke’s Bay and a year’s wool weighing an average of over 3.5kg a sheep. More >>

Shearing record is being smashed in hot Hawke’s Bay woolshed

Tuesday, 17 January 2017, 11:05 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Sheep shearers James Mack, Eru Weeds and Luke Mullins are heading towards adding up to 170 sheep to a World shearing record as they battle the tough conditions of heat and well-wooled pumiced sheep in a Hawke’s Bay woolshed. More >>

Shearing record on target

Tuesday, 17 January 2017, 9:13 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Shearing record on target Shearing record hopefuls James Mack, from Waikato, Roxburgh shearer Eru Weeds and Luke Mullins, of Cambridge but from Taihape, are comfortably on track for a new World three-stand record after just two hours of the attempt in ... More >>

Welsh help break shearing record in New Zealand

Thursday, 12 January 2017, 9:17 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Two Welshmen have today become the first from their country break a World shearing record in New Zealand. More >>

Welsh rare bid on shear record in NZ

Wednesday, 11 January 2017, 8:29 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Two Welsh shearers and a Kiwi have this morning in a New Zealand woolshed begun a bid to break a World record that has stood for more than 18 years. More >>

 

 

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