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Shearing Champs

Monday, 28 November 2016, 10:54 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Te Kuiti shearer Mark Grainger had a confidence-boosting pre-Christmas win when he downed former World and Golden Shears champion Gavin Mutch in the final of the Stratford A and P Show’s shearing championships yesterday. More >>

Stratford rounds-off pre-Xmas with Tapanui win

Monday, 21 November 2016, 11:42 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Newly-selected World Championships representative Nathan Stratford continued his domination of South Island events this season and in particular the Tapanui stand when he retained the Open title at the West Otago A and P Show on Saturday. More >>

Veteran Jones bounces back at Nelson Show

Monday, 21 November 2016, 11:40 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Veteran Marlborough shearer Chris Jones scored his best win in three years when he won the Open final at the Nelson A and P Show shearing championships at Richmond Showgrounds on Saturday. More >>

In-tune Stratty cleans-up Canterbury Shears

Saturday, 12 November 2016, 3:36 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Invercargill shearer Nathan Stratford completed his most successful two days in over 20 shears of competition with three wins and the ultimate goal of New Zealand World Championships team selection at the New Zealand Corriedale Championships which ... More >>

Southern man gets the nod for World Champs in Invercargill

Friday, 11 November 2016, 5:35 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Southland shearer Nathan Stratford has created a promoter’s dream by winning a place in the 2017 World Shearing and Woolhandling Championships in Invercargill. More >>

Cup Week drama – in the shearing pavilion

Tuesday, 8 November 2016, 10:46 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Cup Week’s multiple dramas in Christchurch have an added extra this week as some of the World’s best shearers and woolhandlers battle for places in the New Zealand team for their 2017 World Championships in Invercargill. More >>

Moore claims big win at Marlborough show

Monday, 7 November 2016, 10:46 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Former national circuit champion Angus Moore got his 10th season in Open-class shearing with a big victory at the Marlborough A and P Show on Saturday. More >>

Wairarapa double at Manawatu show

Monday, 7 November 2016, 9:33 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Wairarapa claimed a significant shearing sports double on Sunday when shearer David Buick, of Pongaroa, and Eketahuna woolhandler Emaraina Braddick won their respective Open finals at the Manawatu Show in Feilding. More >>

Dobbs secures World champs berth

Monday, 7 November 2016, 9:31 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Fairlie farmer Tony Dobbs has guaranteed himself another World blade shearing title bid with an unbeaten run in a selection series which ends at the Canterbury Show this week. More >>

Every mile’s a winner for Nathan Stratford

Monday, 31 October 2016, 9:17 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Invercargill shearer Nathan Stratford was back on the road again to record a notable first at the Ashburton A and P Show on Saturday. More >>

Abraham beats the guns in Wairarapa woolhandling final

Sunday, 30 October 2016, 8:41 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

A holiday in the islands seemed to be just the thing for Masterton woolhandler Cushla Abraham as she burst quickly back into action by beating a string of World champions to win the Wairarapa Spring Shears Open woolhandling title yesterday(Oct 29). More >>

Super six shootout for shear sports guns in Christchurch

Tuesday, 25 October 2016, 3:35 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Six shearers and six woolhandlers have been named for the Top Six Shootouts to select the Shearing Sports New Zealand team for the 2017 World Championships. More >>

Champions day at Poverty Bay Show

Monday, 17 October 2016, 9:41 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

World champions Rowland Smith and Joel Henare sent out ominous signals of their claims to more World titles as they dominated the two Open finals at the Poverty Bay A and P Show in Gisborne on Saturday. More >>

Brave Stratford effort, but Australia win shearing test

Monday, 10 October 2016, 12:14 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Australia regained transtasman shearing match supremacy with a big win over the Shearing Sports New Zealand team last night at Warialda, New South Wales. In the first-leg of an annual home-and-away series, with three from each country shearing 16 sheep ... More >>

Stratford ends Aussie’s winning run

Sunday, 2 October 2016, 10:14 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Invercargill shearer Nathan Stratford made a big start to the new competition season when he ended West Australian gun Damien Boyle’s six-year reign as New Zealand Merino Shears Open champion in Alexandra last night (Saturday). More >>

Big shearing sports season opens in Alexandra

Friday, 30 September 2016, 10:19 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

One of the biggest seasons in New Zealand shearing sports has begun with the national Merino Championships in the Central Otago town of Alexandra today and tomorrow. More >>

Scott remains ahead of target in World Record bid

Monday, 1 August 2016, 1:18 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

An Irish shearer with a team of New Zealand helpers is setting up an afternoon of high drama in England as he tries to break a World record in which a Kiwi gun shore a lamb every 37.41 seconds for nine hours. More >>

Kiwi’s shearing record under threat

Monday, 1 August 2016, 1:12 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Another shearing record set in New Zealand is under threat as Irish gun Ivan Scott tackles one of the ultimate goals in the woolshed. More >>

Irishman Scott has Kiwis in the corner

Monday, 1 August 2016, 12:53 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

He may not be a Kiwi, but Irish shearer Ivan Scott’s attempt on the World nine-hour strongwool lambshearing record in England tonight is all-but a Kiwi affair. More >>

Irish shearer breaks World record in historic day in Cornwal

Monday, 1 August 2016, 10:09 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

An Irish shearer who made New Zealand his shearing season home has today broken a New Zealand shearer’s World record, with a band of New Zealand helpers. More >>

 

 

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