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All Shearing Competitions Cancelled

Thursday, 19 March 2020, 8:15 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The New Zealand Shearing Sports season is over with the cancellation of nine competitions which were scheduled for the next three weeks. The cancellations include six A and P shows, with confirmation on Wednesday that the Oxford and Mackenzie shows in the ... More >>

Shearing Competitions Hit By COVID-19 Crisis

Tuesday, 17 March 2020, 11:19 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Most of the remaining shearing sports competitions this season seem likely to be cancelled as the nation steps-up preventing the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19. Four events on one of the busiest weekends of the season this Saturday and Sunday ... More >>

World Champ Kiwis Win Transtasman Wool Test

Saturday, 7 March 2020, 12:42 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

World champion woolhandlers Sheree Alabaster and Pagan Karauria made it three from three together in the black teeshirt and a transtasman double for the season as they beat Australia in a woolhandling test match at the 60th Golden Shears in Masterton ... More >>

New “Goldies” Champ – This Is For My Mum

Friday, 6 March 2020, 4:55 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

A new Golden Shears champion has dedicated her win today to the memory of her mum, who died in a road tragedy. Te Anna Phillips, of Taumarunui, said after winning the Junior woolhandling final she had wanted to make mother Sunnie Hughes proud, she ... More >>

Young And Old Of 60th Golden Shears

Wednesday, 4 March 2020, 9:23 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The 60th Golden Shears in Masterton this week have an age range of three-quarters of a century spanning its oldest and youngest competitors. Thought to be the oldest will be sole-surviving foundation year Open shearing finalist Ian “Snow” Harrison, ... More >>

Emotional Win Tops Weekend Shears For Toa Henderson

Monday, 2 March 2020, 9:51 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Northland shearer Toa Henderson emerged as a new northern Golden Shears open shearing final hope with an emotional win and two major placings in the weekend countdown to the 60th annual championships starting in Masterton on Wednesday. The 29-year-old ... More >>

Emotional Win Tops Weekend Shears For Toa Henderson

Monday, 2 March 2020, 9:29 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Northland shearerr Toa Henderson emerged as a new northern Golden Shears open shearing final hope with an emotional win and two major placings in the weekend countdown to the 60th annual championships starting in Masterton on Wednesday. The 29-year-old ... More >>

Competitions At Gore, Broadwood (Far North), Ohura, Murchison And Pukekohe

Monday, 17 February 2020, 8:37 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Five more shearing sports shows were held throughout New Zealand during the weekend as the tempo rises heading towards the 60th Golden Shears in Masterton on March 4-7. The weekend featured two A-grade shows in which the Open shearing finals, at Gore ... More >>

Shearing Comps Heat-up Ahead Of The Goldies

Monday, 17 February 2020, 8:33 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Five more shearing sports shows were held throughout New Zealand during the weekend as the tempo rises heading towards the 60th Golden Shears in Masterton on March 4-7. The weekend featured two A-grade shows in which the Open shearing finals, at Gore ... More >>

Welsh Shears Hopes Climb Despite Tour Defeats

Monday, 17 February 2020, 6:55 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The Welsh development shearing team is returning home without a win in any of its five matches in New Zealand but still with a kick in the step after a series of compatriot triumphs over the weekend. Young Welsh shearers scored three wins, including two ... More >>

Shearing Record Attempt In Australia

Friday, 14 February 2020, 8:35 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Young Australian shearer Ethan Harder’s childhood dream of becoming a World record holder is on the verge of reality with an attempt on the solo merino ewes record for eight hours southest of Perth on Saturday (February 15). The attempt will take ... More >>

King Country guns back in the hunt at the Shears

Monday, 10 February 2020, 5:18 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

It was like a blast from the past as Te Kuiti shearers filled the first three places in an all-King Country Open final at the Te Puke A and P Show shearing championships on Saturday. More >>

Glory comes to those who wait

Monday, 10 February 2020, 10:05 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Southland shearer Leon Samuels has scored a surprise but stunning win in one of New Zealand’s major competitions just four weeks out from the 60th Golden Shears. More >>

Big challenge for shearing competitions

Wednesday, 5 February 2020, 9:11 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The shearing sports calendar has lost two more shows with the cancellation of both the Kaikoura A and P Show shearing and the Pre Shears Woolhandling Championships. The Kaikoura Shears were to have been held on February 22, the cancellation being ... More >>

Weekend shearing sports competitions

Monday, 3 February 2020, 8:48 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

King Country woolhandler Keryn Herbert leapt further into sudden contention for an elusive Golden Shears Open title with a first-ever win at A-grade show the Rangitikei Shearing Sports in Marton on Saturday. More >>

Dannevirke remembers Koro Mullins with memorial speedshear

Thursday, 30 January 2020, 6:15 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The life of shearing industry and competitions legend Koro Mullins will be commemorated in the Dannevirke A and P Show’s speedshear tomorrow night (Friday). More >>

Great day for shearing, great day for women

Friday, 24 January 2020, 10:15 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

A four-stand women’s shearing record of 2066 lambs in nine hours yesterday has been lauded by one of the greatest of record-breakers as one of the great moments in shearing in New Zealand. More >>

Big day out for women's shearing record hopefuls

Wednesday, 22 January 2020, 9:55 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Four ambitious female shearers have entered the last stages of their preparation for a unique bid to get their names into the World record books on a sheep station in the central North Island tomorrow. More >>

14-year-old wins

Monday, 20 January 2020, 9:46 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

There was maybe a new-star born as 14-year-old Charis Morrell won the Junior woolhandling final at the Southland Shears national lambs shearing and woolhandling championships at the Winton A and P Show on Saturday. More >>

Shear honours shared in busy six-show weekend

Monday, 20 January 2020, 9:43 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Shearing sports have completed the busiest weekend of the 2019-2020 season in New Zealand with more than 100 shearers and woolhandling reaching finals over six mainly A and P show competitions as far afield as Kaikohe in the north and Winton in the ... More >>

 

 

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