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Golden Shears - Winner

Thursday, 3 March 2016, 4:43 pm | Golden Shears

It was a case of oh how life changes for Gisborne mum-of-three Dayna Rimene who this afternoon claimed the first title at the 56th Golden Shears international shearing championships in Masterton. More >>

Golden Shears about to start in Masterton

Wednesday, 2 March 2016, 9:54 am | Golden Shears

The diverse cross-section of the New Zealand shearing industry and its sports is going on display as the 56th Golden Shears are held in Masterton this week. More >>

Shears legend David Fagan misses-out Golden Shears finals

Sunday, 8 March 2015, 10:40 am | Golden Shears

The Golden Shears career of shearing legend David Fagan appears to be over after his elimination today from the Golden Shears Open championship in which he was hoping to win a 17th and final title before retiring from competition shearing next month. More >>

Two favourites dip-out in Intermediate semi-finals

Sunday, 8 March 2015, 10:38 am | Golden Shears

The top two Intermediate classd shearers in New Zealand this summer have both missed-out on qualifying for the final of their event at the Golden Shears in Masterton. More >>

Scotsman wins Golden Shears Open final

Sunday, 8 March 2015, 10:27 am | Golden Shears

A Scottish shearer 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 >>

Results from the 55th Golden Shears

Sunday, 8 March 2015, 10:20 am | Golden Shears

Results from the 55th Golden Shears International Shearing and Woolhandling Championships at the War Memorial Stadium in Masterton on Thursday-Saturday, March 5-7, 2015: More >>

Golden Shears winner: Happy to make the Top 30 next year

Sunday, 8 March 2015, 10:20 am | Golden Shears

Masterton shearer Ethan Pankhurst realised a dream when he won the Golden Shears Senior shearing final in Masterton on Saturday. More >>

Fagan exits National Circuit

Sunday, 8 March 2015, 10:12 am | Golden Shears

Shearing legend David Fagan is out of the running to complete a double of the two major titles at the Golden Shears by being eliminated today from the PGG Wrightson National Circuit in Masterton. More >>

Pyper looks like the bolter at the Golden Shears

Saturday, 7 March 2015, 10:57 am | Golden Shears

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 >>

Fagan stays in race for last Golden Shears open title

Saturday, 7 March 2015, 10:44 am | Golden Shears

Shearing legend David Fagan remains in the race for a 16th and final Golden Shears Open title after surviving the quarterfinals in Masterton tonight. More >>

Rookie gives Golden Shears a nudge in first competition

Saturday, 7 March 2015, 10:43 am | Golden Shears

A rookie competition woolpresser from Hastings came close to breaking a Golden Shears dynasty when he reached the final of the men’s woolpressing in Masterton tonight. More >>

Fagan stays in race for last Golden Shears open title

Saturday, 7 March 2015, 10:31 am | Golden Shears

Shearing legend David Fagan remains in the race for a 16th and final Golden Shears Open title after surviving the quarterfinals in Masterton tonight. More >>

Young ladies show-up the boys at Golden Shears

Saturday, 7 March 2015, 10:23 am | Golden Shears

Two of the World’s most promising female shearers have kept alive their hopes of Golden Shears success by qualifying for the Junior championship final to be shorn in Masterton tomorrow. More >>

Sitting it out – Kirkpatrick has itchy feet at Golden Shears

Friday, 6 March 2015, 2:17 pm | Golden Shears

Four-times Golden Shears Open shearing champion John Kirkpatrick conceded today he’s getting itchy feet sitting out an injury at the 55th championships in Masterton – but it doesn’t stop him lending a hand. More >>

New ambassador plays ball at the Golden Shears

Friday, 6 March 2015, 2:16 pm | Golden Shears

New US ambassador Mark Gilbert has backed-up his promise to become immersed in New Zealand culture by shearing a sheep at the Golden Shears in Masterton today.. More >>

Busy Herbert dominates Golden Shears heats

Friday, 6 March 2015, 1:41 pm | Golden Shears

The busy life of prolific woolhandling competitior, King Country farmer and mother Keryn Herbert may have just got a little bit busier after heading the qualifiers for the Golden Shears open woollhandling championship tomorrow(Saturday)in Masterton. More >>

The Aussies have it – so say the punters

Friday, 6 March 2015, 1:00 pm | Golden Shears

Aussie punters – more to the point those who bet on Australia – have caught the TAB on the hop in the buildup to Saturdaynight’s transtasman shearing test in Masterton overwhelming backing the visitors to win a fourth test in a row. More >>

TAB cuts on Fagan to win Golden Shears Open, on form

Friday, 6 March 2015, 11:41 am | Golden Shears

Betting on legendary shearer David Fagan to win one last Golden Shears Open title has seen the TAB slash his odds today just hours before he lines up with about 70 others in the iconic events heats in Masterton. More >>

First to win Shears titles in both shearing and wollhandling

Friday, 6 March 2015, 11:11 am | Golden Shears

A Lincoln University graduate who took up shearing to go and see the World created a piece of shearing sports history when she won the Novice shearing final at the end of the opening day of the 55th Golden Shears in Masterton today. More >>

Action heats up at Golden Shears

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 2:14 pm | Golden Shears

Close to 150 shearers and woolhandlers have competed on the opening morning of the 55th Golden Shears which started in Masterton today. More >>

 

 

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