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The shearing the fun shows of the North

Thursday, 17 January 2019, 5:15 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Waikato farmer Lee Cheyne isn’t going to let a few hundred kilometres stand between him and the chance to help boost the shearing competitions over the next few weeks. More >>

Shearing sports across the country this weekend

Thursday, 17 January 2019, 12:21 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Shearers and woolhandlers are about to embark on one of the busiest weekends of the shearing sports calendar with six competitions spread from the far north to the deep south over the next three days. More >>

A win for Win and the Buller show

Wednesday, 16 January 2019, 1:21 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

When veteran West Coast shearer Sam Win won his latest competition, at the age of 63, it helped solve a little mystery of the whereabouts of the trophy. More >>

Young Te Kuiti guns firing in weekend shears

Monday, 14 January 2019, 9:20 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

It was almost like a return to the old days as another son of a Golden Shears Open champion today completed a Te Kuiti cleansweep of three top shearing events in the North Island over the weekend. More >>

Big weekend cheque for speedy Fagan

Sunday, 13 January 2019, 12:34 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Son-of-a-gun shearer Jack Fagan earned $4000 for barely a couple of minutes’ shearing as he picked-off two of New Zealand’s biggest Speedshear prizes at the weekend. More >>

Happy start to New Year for shearing Pyper

Sunday, 13 January 2019, 10:24 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Invercargill shearer Troy Pyper extended an impressive winning sequence and got a big year under way in winning style with victory today (Saturday) at the Peninsula Duvauchelle Shears. More >>

A shearing legend farewelled: Eddy Reidy

Saturday, 22 December 2018, 3:57 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The shearing fraternity is gathering with bereaved family to celebrate the life of 1960s and 1970s shearing legend and former Golden Shears Open champion Eddy Reidy who died on Wednesday. More >>

Capital gain for young Welshman at Te Kuiti speedshear

Monday, 10 December 2018, 9:59 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Just two weeks in New Zealand and a win at Te Kuiti – as the sign says at the town’s entrance: “Shearing Capital of the World. More >>

Fagan wins speedshear

Monday, 3 December 2018, 9:43 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

A new speedshear circuit has opened in the King Country with the region’s first family of shearing taking the major honours. More >>

Quality and speed land Tapanui win for Roberts

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 9:48 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Mataura shearer Brett Roberts took another step forward in his development as a high-ranking Open-class shearer when he won the West Otago A and P Show championship at Tapanui on Saturday. More >>

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 >>



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