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Double delight for World Shearing Champs

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 9:59 am | World Shearing Champs

There was double delight for the World Shearing and Woolhandling Championships last night at the New Zealand Event Association’s Annual Awards in Auckland. More >>

World Shearing Champs & ILT Stadium short listed for Awards

Monday, 11 September 2017, 2:21 pm | World Shearing Champs

The 2017 World Shearing and Woolhandling Championships and ILT Stadium Southland received further accolades today, both being named as finalists for national event awards by the New Zealand Events Association. More >>

World Championships big earner for region

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 1:23 pm | World Shearing Champs

The 2017 World Shearing and Woolhandling Championships, held in Invercargill in February, was widely heralded as the best event in the competition’s 40-year history. Now, independent analysis has backed that up, revealing a $6.78 million to $7.48 million ... More >>

Smith makes statement with All Nations win

Saturday, 11 February 2017, 9:13 pm | World Shearing Champs

Hawke’s Bay shearer Rowland Smith scored a stunning Southland All Nations Open championship win in Invercargill tonight on the last night of a near three-year reign as World Champion. More >>

Prime Minister defeats shearing legend

Saturday, 11 February 2017, 5:54 pm | World Shearing Champs

Prime Minister Bill English earned the first major victory of election year today when he beat shearing legend Sir David Fagan in a one-sheep-match on the final afternoon of the four-day 40th anniversary World Shearing and Woolhandling Championships in ... More >>

Prime Minister to shear at World Championships

Friday, 10 February 2017, 3:28 pm | World Shearing Champs

The Prime Minister of New Zealand faces his first challenge of election year tomorrow (Saturday) in his home province. More >>

Former champ sounds early warning at World Champs

Friday, 10 February 2017, 9:31 am | World Shearing Champs

Taranaki farmer and Scotland shearing World championships hope Gavin Mutch loomed large as a possibility to regain the title he won in 2012 when he lead the field after the first round of heats in Invercargill today. More >>

World shearing and woolhandling championships Day 2 results

Friday, 10 February 2017, 9:30 am | World Shearing Champs

RESULTS from the daytime sessions of the second day of the World shearing and woolhandling championship at ILT Stadium Southland on February 9, 2017: More >>

Dobbs sets early pace on opening day

Thursday, 9 February 2017, 10:08 am | World Shearing Champs

New Zealand blade shearer Tony Dobbs has taken the first jump on his opposition ahead of the World blade shearing championships with a top performance in the Southland All Nations blade shearing heats on the opening day of the 2017 World shearing and ... More >>

TAB odds open for World Championships

Monday, 6 February 2017, 7:40 pm | World Shearing Champs

The importance of home advantage looks like it will be a major factor when the World Championship titles are handed out on Saturday in Invercargill, according to the TAB. More >>

Livestream to broadcast Championships to the World

Wednesday, 1 February 2017, 3:20 pm | World Shearing Champs

The 2017 World Shearing and Woolhandling Championships is truly an international event with 32 countries from all over the globe descending on Invercargill from next Wednesday to vie for world titles. More >>

Final blows for World Champs' preparations

Monday, 30 January 2017, 4:31 pm | World Shearing Champs

The build-up to the 2017 World Shearing and Woolhandling Championships begins in earnest this week, with two International Training Days scheduled for Mount Linton Station in Western Southland on Wednesday and Thursday. More >>

Henare and Stratford sound warning

Sunday, 22 January 2017, 9:44 pm | World Shearing Champs

New Zealand team members Nathan Stratford and Joel Henare sounded a warning to other World Championship hopefuls ahead of next month’s 40th anniversary championships in Invercargill with comprehensive wins in two shearing and woolhandling competitions ... More >>

World Shearing Council delighted with southern support

Monday, 16 January 2017, 1:53 pm | World Shearing Champs

A record attendance of 32 countries at next month’s World Shearing and Woolhandling Championships points to a strong future for the sport. That’s the view of World Shearing Council Chairman Greg Herrick. More >>

Warnest has eyes on historic third World title

Wednesday, 11 January 2017, 9:22 am | World Shearing Champs

He has shorn all over the world, including the famous Waldorf Hotel on Park Avenue, New York. He’s won two World Championships and has a newly-opened exhibition on his shearing career at his local Naracoorte Museum. So, it should be no surprise ... More >>

One month to go until World Championships

Monday, 9 January 2017, 2:51 pm | World Shearing Champs

A month out from the 2017 World Shearing and Woolhandling Championships, Organising Committee Chairman Tom Wilson is a happy man. More >>

Sheep selection vital for World Champs

Thursday, 5 January 2017, 3:28 pm | World Shearing Champs

The 2017 World Shearing and Woolhandling Championships will attract the best shearers and woolhandlers from 32 countries around the world and thousands of spectators to ILT Stadium Southland in Invercargill in February. But there’s another group of ... More >>

Commentator holds hope for a local win

Wednesday, 7 December 2016, 11:07 am | World Shearing Champs

Norm Harraway. Even if you don’t know his name, by the end of the World Shearing and Woolhandling Championships in Invercargill in February, you will definitely know his voice. More >>

Best friends ready to take on the World

Friday, 2 December 2016, 2:18 pm | World Shearing Champs

Like most sporting communities, the world of competition woolhandling is a small one where everyone knows everyone else. Want proof? Let’s take a look at the Welsh team selected to contest the 2017 World Shearing and Woolhandling Championships in ... More >>

John Dalla is keeping blade shearing alive in Australia

Wednesday, 30 November 2016, 12:04 pm | World Shearing Champs

He’s won eight national titles in nine years and is gearing up to attend his fourth World Championships, but South Australian John Dalla is just as focussed on keeping the art of blade shearing alive in Australia. More >>

 

 

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