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A woolhandler’s wait

Sunday, 30 June 2019, 2:18 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Allflex New Zealand Shearing and Woolhandling Team woolhandler and former World champion Sheree Alabaster wasn’t losing any sleep as she awaited the result of her final at the Lochearnhead Shears in Scotland on Saturday. More >>

Scots shearing veteran puts country before self

Friday, 28 June 2019, 8:51 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

One of Scotland’s longest-serving international sportsmen has pulled-out of a test match with the old firm to help the World title aspirations of a championships team for which he missed selection. More >>

Flexing up for Kiwi World titles bid, but it won’t be easy

Friday, 28 June 2019, 8:31 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

An international record almost as proud as that of the All Blacks doesn’t mean there are any foregone conclusions about the Allflex New Zealand Shearing and Woolhandling team’s World championships prospects in France next week. More >>

Mutch looms as big threat to NZ machine shearing hopes

Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 8:08 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Taranaki farmer and Scotland shearing international Gavin Mutch sounded a loud warning to World championships hopefuls when he won a big double at the Royal Highland Show on Saturday. More >>

They're our team: Shearing day out for World champs hopes

Monday, 17 June 2019, 5:02 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Veteran Hawke’s Bay shearer Charlie Aramukutu was never a contender for the Allflex New Zealand Shearing and Woolhandling Team. More >>

Kiwi-born shearer shatters World merinos record

Sunday, 28 April 2019, 12:52 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

New Zealand-born shearer Lou Brown has put in the quickest-ever day of merino shearing to smash a World record which has withstood at least four other attempts since it was set 16 years ago. More >>

Buick bags a repeat Mackenzie Shears

Tuesday, 23 April 2019, 2:05 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Wairarapa shearer and 2018-2019 New Zealand representative David Buick completed the season in triumph when he successfully defended the national Open lambshearing title at the Mackenzie Shears in Fairlie yesterday(Easter Monday). More >>

A balmy day at the Royal Easter Show

Monday, 22 April 2019, 12:33 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

King Country shearer Digger Balme showed he still has a bit of winning form left in him as he claimed the Northern Shears Open title at the Royal Easter Show in Auckland on Saturday. More >>

World Champs hopes cut-above the rest at Oxford

Monday, 1 April 2019, 9:38 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

World championships blade shearing hopefuls Tony Dobbs and Allan Oldfield got-in some good late season New Zealand form when they finished first and second at the Oxford A and P Show in North Canterbury on Saturday. They were among six who lined-up ... More >>

Wait a second: We're off to France

Sunday, 31 March 2019, 1:15 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Waipawa shearer Cam Ferguson may just about be the best second placegetter around after a dramatic New Zealand championships Open final in which he on Saturday night won another crack at the World title he won in Wales nine years ago. More >>

Young English shearer claims New Zealand shearing title

Friday, 29 March 2019, 5:33 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

A late change of plans to fly home in mid-March was just the ticket for Dorset farmer’s son Henry Mayo today as he became the first overseas shearer in 28 years to win a New Zealand Shears title in Te Kuiti. More >>

Shearing record bids break summer drought

Friday, 29 March 2019, 9:43 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

A summer without any shearing record attempts in the Southern Hemisphere will get a boost with two attacks in Australia on a record set by a New Zealand shearer in Australia 16 years ago. More >>

Big moment arrives for reigning World champs

Wednesday, 27 March 2019, 10:04 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

World teams shearing champions John Kirkpatrick and Nathan Stratford have been pitched into a sudden-death battle for the one remaining position in their title defence at the New Zealand Shearing Championships which start in Te Kuiti tomorrow(Thursday). More >>

A name from the past, a name for the future?

Thursday, 21 March 2019, 9:14 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

A once prolific winner on the New Zealand shearing scene has bounced-back in Northland for a first victory in more than 11 years, with hope of more to come. More >>

Another milestone looms for Rowland Smith

Sunday, 17 March 2019, 6:49 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Shearing giant Rowland Smith moved to the brink of a 150th Open final win when he claimed the Waimarino Shears title for an 8th time in 9 years on Saturday. More >>

Frew’s winning return to Methven

Sunday, 17 March 2019, 6:43 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Pleasant Point shearer Ant Frew returned triumphantly to the scene of his first Open final win in New Zealand when he claimed a second Methven Lambshears title at the Methven A and P Show on Saturday. More >>

Results from shearing sports competitions throughout NZ

Monday, 11 March 2019, 10:06 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Open final (18 sheep): Aaron Haynes (Feilding) 14min 30.34sec, 51.628pts, 1; Mark Grainger (Te Kuiti) 14min 56.71sec, 52.836pts, 2; John Kirkpatrick (Napier) 15min 24.06sec, 53.647pts, 3; Gavin Mutch (Scotland/Whangamomona) 14min 51.88sec, 54.261pts, ... More >>

Ferguson wins Rural Games speedshear

Monday, 11 March 2019, 9:31 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Former World and Golden Shears champion Cam Ferguson gave possibly the strongest sign of being back in the race for another title when he won the Hilux Rural Games New Zealand Speedshear Championship in Palmerston North today. More >>

The race for Kiwi shearer No 2 is wide open

Sunday, 10 March 2019, 10:41 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Two Open shearing finals more than 1200km apart over the weekend have added an extra edge to a race for a World championships position which is shaping as the most intriguing contest in New Zealand shearing in years. More >>

Big chance for woolhandler Karauria

Sunday, 3 March 2019, 6:49 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The chance to represent New Zealand in a World championships is more than a dream-come-true for Alexandra woolhandler Pagan Karauria. More >>



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