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Mutch puts it all together at Raetihi

Monday, 19 March 2018, 8:50 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Former World and Golden Shears champion Gavin Mutch fired possibly the loudest warning of his hopes of winning the New Zealand championship for a first time when he won the Waimarino Shears 40th anniversary Open final at Raetihi on Saturday. More >>

Former Dannevirke guns finally have their day

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 11:34 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Two shearers who have each gone more than a decade in Open class shearing without victory finally made the breakthrough during three competitions in the South Island at the weekend. More >>

A big day at the Kumeu Shears

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 11:32 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Dargaville shearer Neville Osborne had one of his better days at the Kumeu Shears on Saturday, despite his last northern show of the season being dominated by the invaders from Hawke’s Bay and south. More >>

Busy shearing weekend in Canterbury

Friday, 9 March 2018, 9:03 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The second round of a series to select two blade shearers to rerpresent New Zealand at the 2019 World shearing and woolhandling championships will be a feature of a busy two days of shearing competition in the South Island this weekend. More >>

Busy weekend of shearing competitions

Friday, 9 March 2018, 9:02 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

A unique new shearing competition aimed at increasing competitor numbers at northern region shows ends tomorrow at Kumeu. More >>

Golden Shears Results

Sunday, 4 March 2018, 2:22 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

RESULTS from the 58th Golden Shears international shearing and woolhandling championships in the Masterton War Memorial Stadium on Thursday-Saturday March 1-3, 2018: More >>

Smith closing in repeat Golden Shears win

Saturday, 3 March 2018, 2:38 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Hawke’s Bay shearer Rowland Smith continued his march towards his defence of the Golden Shears Open title by heading the field in both the heats and the quarterfinals on the second day of the 58th annual championships in Masterton today. More >>

Shearing to make family proud

Thursday, 1 March 2018, 12:44 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Making the semi-finals of the Golden Shears Novice shearing event is a bonus for Masterton hopeful Cheyenne Walker. She’s shearing just to make the family proud. More >>

Kamura wins woolhandling marathon

Thursday, 1 March 2018, 10:19 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Marton woolhandler Logan Kamura has emerged as a distinct chance for the Golden Shears Open woolhandling title after beating a top field in what a former winner described as “a bit of an endurance test” at the Wairarapoa Pre-Shears Woolhandling ... More >>

Golden Shears start tomorrow

Wednesday, 28 February 2018, 11:43 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

About 300 shearers, woolhandlers and wool pressers are starting to gather in Masterton for the 58th Golden Shears which start tomorrow (Thursday) and end on Saturday. More >>

World champs set to fight-out major NZ shearing title

Tuesday, 27 February 2018, 3:36 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

World teams shearing champions and former PGG Wrightson Wool National Shearing Circuit winners John Kirkpatrick and Nathan Stratford have been confirmed as favourites in the battle for the 2010 circuit title during the Golden Shears in Masterton this ... More >>

North Island woolhandling champions to be decided

Tuesday, 27 February 2018, 1:16 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

New Zealand’s top woolhandlers will gather in a woolshed north of Masterton tomorrow (Wednesday) for a pre Golden Shears shakedown which will decide two hotly-contested North Island titles. More >>

Smith completes pre-Shears treble with Pahiatua win

Monday, 26 February 2018, 8:24 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Hawke’s Bay shearer Rowland Smith rounded-off his preparation for his defence of the Golden Shears open title by completing a second consecutive cleansweep of the pre-shears weekend treble at the Pahiatua Shears today. More >>

Cleansweep for New Zealand in shearing test series

Sunday, 25 February 2018, 1:18 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The New Zealand shearing team of World champions John Kirkpatrick and Rowland Smith today completed a cleansweep of the four-test CP Wool Shearing Series against Wales. More >>

Alabaster wins in Taumarunui title defence

Sunday, 25 February 2018, 1:17 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Taihape woolhandler Sheree Alabaster has started the lead-in to the Golden Shears next week by successfully defending the Open woolhandling title at the Taumarunui Shears on Friday. More >>

Kaikoura: The show must go on

Friday, 23 February 2018, 10:53 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Organisers of tomorrow’s Kaikoura A and P Show are taking the show-must-go-on approach despite heavy rain and road closures disrupting plans for the 105th event which had to be cancelled last year because of the 2016 earthquake. More >>

Smith shear class in Counties win

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 8:33 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Reigning Golden Shears and New Zealand shearing champion Rowland Smith continued his relentless march towards his defence of the titles when he returned to the scene of his 100th Open class win to add another Counties Shears title o his collection ... More >>

Southern man finally takes South Island title off the North

Monday, 19 February 2018, 8:40 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

It may have taken 20 years but it just about meant more than the World title he won last year for top South shearer Nathan Stratford as he became South Island Shearer of the Year for the first time on Saturday. More >>

Woolhandling at Royal Easter Show

Saturday, 17 February 2018, 11:04 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

An Open woolhandling competition is to be held at the 175th anniversary Royal Easter Show in Auckland this year. More >>

It’s a long road making it to the top in shearing

Friday, 16 February 2018, 11:52 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Southland shearer Brett Roberts’ almost 40 wins in finals in the 10 years since he first started competing at the age of 13 includes wins at the Golden Shears and the New Zealand championships. More >>



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