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Wales takes 2-0 lead over NZ in shearing series

Sunday, 22 July 2018, 12:35 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Nathan Stratfiord, of Invercargill, and David Buick, of Pongaroa were beaten by Welsh shearers Matthew Evans, of Swansea, and Alun Lloyd Jones, of Llangollen, at both the Cothi Shears on Friday and the Lampeter Shears on Saturday. More >>

Stratford scores big at Great Yorkshire Show

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 9:21 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Invercargill shearer Nathan Stratford has scored the first win of the CP Wool New Zealand Shearing team UK Tour with a classy victory at one of the biggest shows in England. More >>

NZ-based Scots shearer breaks Kiwi stranglehold

Monday, 9 July 2018, 8:51 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Taranaki farmer and Scotland international Gavin Mutch has won his second Herdwick Lakeland Shears Open shearing title, breaking a New Zealand stranglehold on the event in the North of England. More >>

Scotland beats NZ in first shearing test

Monday, 2 July 2018, 10:39 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The New Zealand shearing team has been beaten by Scotland in the opening match of the 2018 CP Wool UK Tour. More >>

Shearing Sports team to tour UK

Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 11:00 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

North Wairarapa farmer David Buick has been named to represent New Zealand on the six-match CP Wool Shearing Sports New Zealand tour of the UK starting later this month. More >>

Hewes huge win at Royal Bath and West

Tuesday, 5 June 2018, 1:31 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

A Waikato teenager has had the biggest success of his short shearing career by winning an Intermediate title at the Golden Shears – of Great Britain. More >>

Stevens’ double double at NZ Shears

Sunday, 8 April 2018, 8:02 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Napier shearer Ricci Stevens completed a unique double of doubles on Saturday night when he won a New Zealand Senior Senior title final which would almost inevitably have it’s own special place in shearing sports history whomever won. More >>

Amazing Alabaster lands eighth national woolhandling title

Sunday, 8 April 2018, 8:02 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

It was “amazing” for the eighth time when Taihape school teacher, mother-of-one and former World champion Sheree Alabaster won the New Zealand Open woolhandling title for an eigthh time in Te Kuiti last night(Saturday). More >>

Southern man “Stratty” claims second NZ Shears circuit title

Sunday, 8 April 2018, 8:00 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Southland shearer Nathan Stratford will make his second trip to the UK as a New Zealand team member after winning the New Zealand Shears Circuit final in Te Kuiti last night. More >>

A shearing star is born – aged 14

Friday, 6 April 2018, 5:08 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

A Taihape schoolboy today became one of the youngest shearers to claim a major shearing title when he won the Junior final at the New Zealand Shearing and Woolhandling Championships in Te Kuiti. More >>

Henare still warm favourite

Friday, 6 April 2018, 9:39 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

World and Golden Shears champion Joel Henare remains a warm TAB favourite to win a fifth New Zealand Open woolhandling championship and his fourth in a row after a shaky path going into the final in Te Kuiti tomorrow night (Saturday). More >>

Jimmy flies to speedshears win

Friday, 6 April 2018, 9:37 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

They call him Jimmy Superfly for good reason, as it turned out when Rangitikei shearer Jimmy Samuels won the New Zaland Shearing and Woolhandling Championships Speedshear in Te Kuiti tonight. More >>

Woolhandler in a class of her own

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 6:54 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Former New Zealand Open woolhandling champion Hanatia Tipene barely missed a beat after being eliminated in this year’s heats in Te Kuiti today. More >>

The man about the house wins unique

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 6:31 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Napier dad Ricci Stevens claimed dinner-table bragging rights with Shearing Sports New Zealand’s No 1 Senior woolhandling ranking for the season after a unique national championshps final in Te Kuiti today. More >>

TAB favours Smith for NZ Shears treble repeat

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 10:07 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The TAB has endorsed the near invincible finals form of shearier Rowland Smith by making him favourite to repeat a treble of the three Open-class shearing titles at the New Zealand shearing and woolhandling championships in Te Kuiti. More >>

Husband and wife battle for top woolhandling honour

Wednesday, 4 April 2018, 2:21 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The opening day of the New Zealand Shearing and Woolhandling championships in Te Kuiti tomorrow (Thursday) could see a unique piece of matrimonial property decided by a couple whose family exemplify the adage “the family that plays together stays ... More >>

Easter Show Woolhandling Champs

Sunday, 1 April 2018, 6:06 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Central Otago shearer and woolhandler Pagan Rimene has won an historic 175th Royal Easter Show woolhandling title in Auckland in the best of the Easter spirit – praising the World champion she beat for mentoring her to the win. More >>

Smith juggernaut continues in Easter Show shearing

Sunday, 1 April 2018, 10:26 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Hawke’s Bay shearer Rowland Smith’s domination of New Zealand’s world-class shearing elite continued when he had his 40th New Zealand finals win in a row today at the Royal Easter Show in Auckland. More >>

World champions head for Royal Easter Show

Wednesday, 28 March 2018, 9:47 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Two current World champions have confirmed they will be competing in the shearing sports at the 175th anniversary Royal Easter Show in Auckland this weekend. More >>

A young gun beats an old hand at Methven Shears

Monday, 19 March 2018, 9:00 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Up and coming South Island Open-class shearer Paul Hodges stuck another feather in his cap when he won the Methven Lamb Shears Open final on Saturday by just eight hundredths of a point from veteran former New Zealand representative Grant Smith. More >>



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