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Mutch bounces back from health scare to win Taihape title

Sunday, 25 January 2015, 6:25 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

A few days in hospital before Christmas and a few lingering questions about the health proved no bar to Taranaki farmer and 2012 World champion Gavin Mutch when he won a top-class Open final at the Taihape A and P Show today. More >>

Shearing World Record – LATEST

Thursday, 22 January 2015, 1:06 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The World sheep shearing record attempt by Te Kuiti shearer Stacey Te Huia has been abandoned with the target of 721 having slipped out of reach by lunchtime. More >>

Shearing World Record – LATEST

Thursday, 22 January 2015, 11:33 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Te Kuiti shearer Stacey Te Huia waters-up at the end of the second run of his World shearing record east of Benneydale in the King Country today. More >>

World shearing record is all-go

Thursday, 22 January 2015, 9:57 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

World shearing record is all-go Initial Release 21 Jan 2015 From Doug Laing, media officer, Shearing Sports New Zealand More >>

No surfing, no beers as Kiwi shearer tackles huge record

Wednesday, 21 January 2015, 9:52 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

It must have been hard for shearer and surfer Stacey Te Huia – two days at the beach, no surfboard, and barely a sheep in sight. More >>

Double double for Pagan Rimene in Southland

Monday, 19 January 2015, 6:03 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

South Island-based Masterton woolhandler Pagan Rimene completed two memorable doubles when she won the Open woolhandling final at the national crossbred lambshearing championships yesterday at the Winton A and P Show’s Southland Shears. More >>

Fagan wins 15th national title - 31 years after the first

Monday, 19 January 2015, 6:02 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Shearing icon David Fagan rounded-off possibly a record span of New Zealand sports titles on Saturday when he won the national crossbred lambshearing championship – 31 years after his first win in the event. More >>

Big record bid a fine cut for shearer Stacey Te Huia

Saturday, 17 January 2015, 11:13 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

There are four shearing competitions throughout New Zealand today - but not for Te Kuiti gun Stacey Te Huia, who has his sights set on the biggest challenge of all when he tackles the World nine-hour strongwool ewe-shearing record on Thursday. More >>

Black-singlet swansong for shearing great David Fagan?

Thursday, 15 January 2015, 10:09 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Shearing great David Fagan is likely to end one of the longest New Zealand representative sports careers when he dons the black singlet for two test matches against Wales this summer. More >>

Welsh shearers start NZ tour at Tauranga Show

Tuesday, 13 January 2015, 9:32 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Two bright hopefuls on the UK shearing scene will step-out for the first time in Welsh colours on tour when they Open a New Zealand tour at the Tauranga A and P Show on Saturday. More >>

Test shearing hope warms up with Duvauchelle win

Sunday, 11 January 2015, 9:49 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Rakaia shearer Tony Coster gave a hint he’s ready for an upcoming test series against Wales when he won the first South Island competition of the New Year today, despite a lack of recent shearing. More >>

Shearing record smashed by hot five in King Country woolshed

Wednesday, 7 January 2015, 7:27 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The World five-stand strongwool lambshearing record for eight hours was smashed in the heat of a King Country woolshed today. More >>

Peninsula show kick’s off South Island shearing competitions

Sunday, 4 January 2015, 3:12 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

At least 40 competitors are expected for the South Island’s first shearing competition of the New Year at the Peninsula Duvauchelle Show next Saturday(January 10). More >>

Keeping shearing competitions alive in the North

Sunday, 4 January 2015, 3:11 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The long-time organiser of the first of New Zealand’s northernmost shearing competitions of the summer is determined the events will survive despite a shortage of shearers after the decline in the sheep population north of Auckand. More >>

Woolshed all abuzz as shears record looms

Sunday, 4 January 2015, 3:10 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Excitement is building on a remote King Country farm where a Pio Pio-based shearing gang will tackle the World five-stand, strongwool lambshearing record for eight hours on Tuesday(January 6). More >>

Double record bid for King Country shearer

Thursday, 18 December 2014, 4:23 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Te Kuiti shearer Stacey Te Huia has confirmed he will tackle two of the World’s toughest shearing records early in the New Year – four weeks apart and on both sides of the Tasman. More >>

West Oago Shears Results

Sunday, 23 November 2014, 4:56 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Southland shearer Leon Samuels scored his first Open-class shearing win by claiming the West Otago A and P title in Tapanui on Saturday. More >>

Kiwis triumph in shearing’s first Tri-Nations

Sunday, 23 November 2014, 9:19 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Fairlie farmer Tony Dobbs shears in the heats of the Old Errowanbang blade shearing championships today in Central NSW. The heat were shorn in a heritage-recognised 19th century woolshed, and the final took place soon afterwards in a marquee on the ... More >>

Ferguson bounces back for fourth home show win

Sunday, 16 November 2014, 2:21 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Waipawa shearer Cam Ferguson bounced back from the disappointment of having to withdraw from the New Zealand Transtasman shearing team by winning his home Central Hawke’s Bay A and P Show title for a fourth time on Saturday(November 14). More >>

CHB Shears - Results

Sunday, 16 November 2014, 10:16 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Results of the Central Hawke’s Bay A and P Show Shears at Waipukurau on Saturday, November 14, 2014: More >>

 

 

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