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Woolhandling legend dies after longer cancer fight

Friday, 17 April 2015, 11:28 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

From the Whanganui River area, Kumeroa was 45 and won more World, Golden Shears and New Zealand titles than any other competitor. She was widely regarded as the “David Fagan of woolhandling". More >>

Another win for Fagan in Te Kuiti

Monday, 13 April 2015, 9:00 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Retiring 53-year-old shearing legend David Fagan burned-off allcomers in an amazing display of speed as he came within a few blows of winning the two major titles at his last New Zealand championships in home-town Te Kuiti last night (Saturday). More >>

Fagan gets past early hurdles in national shearing champs

Friday, 10 April 2015, 9:48 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Shearing legend David Fagan has made it safely past the first hurdle in his search for a 17th New Zealand Championships Open title in his last shear at the big event in home-town Te Kuiti. More >>

Shears champs start as Te Kuiti prepares for local swansong

Thursday, 9 April 2015, 10:00 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

More than 200 shearers and woolhandlers are descending on the King Country town of Te Kuiti for the New Zealand Shearing Championships which started today and end on Saturday. More >>

Fagan scores top ranking: “That’s the one.”

Wednesday, 8 April 2015, 11:13 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Shearing legend David Fagan will go into his swansong at this week’s New Zealand championships happy he’s already achieved one of the major goals of the season. More >>

Right royal show as Smith beats Fagan again

Sunday, 5 April 2015, 11:39 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

World champion shearer Rowland Smith is on target to complete a grand-slam of five-straight end-of-season victories after retaining his Royal Easter Show title in Auckland today. More >>

Scotsman wins Golden Shears Open final

Monday, 9 March 2015, 9:49 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

A Scotsman who settled in New Zealand to farm in Taranaki has become the first shearer from overseas to win the Golden Shears Open Shearing Championship. More >>

Aussies pull wool over Kiwi stars in woolhandling test match

Saturday, 7 March 2015, 10:40 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Two Australian woolhandlers have caused a shearing sports boilover by beating a strong New Zealand pair in the Elders Primary Wool Transtasman test at the Golden Shears in Masterton tonight. More >>

Pyper looks like the bolter at the Golden Shears

Friday, 6 March 2015, 5:06 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Southland shearer Troy Pyper’s surpassed even his own hopes by rapidly making it into the top of New Zealand shearers in a season he says was a trial just to see how he would go. More >>

Scots lassie wins at Golden Shears

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 4:11 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Lanarksire lassie Claire Wilson thought she was just making up the numbers when she entered the novice woolhandling competition on the first day of the 55th Golden Shears in Masterton today. More >>

Golden Shears set to start in Masterton

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 11:09 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Hundreds of competitors are descending on Masterton for the 55th Golden Shears international shearing and woolhandling championships which starttomorrow (Thursday) and end on Saturday. More >>

Golden Shears – You can bet on it

Tuesday, 3 March 2015, 9:18 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The TAB today opened betting on whether the Golden Shears in Masterton this week will produce a “new” Open shearing champion. More >>

Fagan dominates last shearing test

Sunday, 1 March 2015, 10:32 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

New Zealand shearing legend David Fagan bowed out of international test match shearing by starring in a comfortable win over Wales today in the tiny Manawatu outpost of Apiti. More >>

Shearing legend David Fagan’s last test for NZ

Friday, 27 February 2015, 1:44 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Shearing legend David Fagan is heading for the remote northern Manawatu outpost of Apiti for has been expected to be his last appearance in a New Zealand singlet tomorrow. More >>

Results from the 50th Southern Shears

Monday, 23 February 2015, 11:07 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Results from the 50th Southern Shears shearing and woolhandling championships in Gore on Friday-Saturday, February 20-21: More >>

Fagan triumphs in one last southern raid

Sunday, 22 February 2015, 10:44 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Shearing legens David Fagan had Southern Shears officials rubbing their eyes in disbelief as a computer points-scoring system rounded off one of the more amazing days of an amazing career and named him a winner of their Open final tonight. More >>

Herbert retains Southern Shears woolhandling title

Saturday, 21 February 2015, 10:24 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Te Awamutu woolhandler Keryn Herbert retained her Southern Shears Open title as the first-day of the shear’s 50th anniversary championships ended in Gore today. More >>

King Country shearers smashes World merino record

Saturday, 21 February 2015, 10:21 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

King Country shearer Stacey Te Huia has tonight smashed a World shearing record – in Australia. More >>

Te Huia zeroes in on shearing record in Australia

Saturday, 21 February 2015, 10:20 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Te Kuiti shearer Stacey Te Huia is all-but assured of a new World merino shearing record in Australia, needing just 89 hour and threequarters in the last run of his gruelling slog in plus-30deg temperatures northwest of Dubbo, NSW. More >>

NZ shearer surges ahead in merino record bid

Friday, 20 February 2015, 4:47 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

New Zealand shearer Stacey Te Huia has surged well ahead of the pace required to set a new merino record in Australia. More >>

 

 

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