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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 >>

Sheep Shearing World Record

Wednesday, 15 January 2020, 10:42 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The shearing community from across Australasia is again gathering for another World record attempt which will take place on Saturday in Australia. More >>

Pahiatua launches Novice grade

Tuesday, 14 January 2020, 10:51 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

A Novice Shearing competition will be held at this year’s Pahiatua Shears to meet the increasing demand for opportunities for new entrants in the shearing industry and shearing sports. More >>

Pyper makes it two in a row at Peninsula Shears

Sunday, 12 January 2020, 2:56 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

New Zealand representative Troy Pyper has scored his fourth win of the 2019-2020 shearing sports season with a successful defence of the Peninsula Duvauchelle Shears Open title in Akaroa. More >>

Akaroa gets new shearing decade under way

Thursday, 9 January 2020, 12:59 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The honour of staging the first show shearing competition of the new decade will go to the tourism haven of Akaroa with the Peninsula Duvauchelle Shears at the Duvauchelle A and P Show on Saturday. More >>

Early end for shearing record bid

Saturday, 4 January 2020, 11:59 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

A rare merino wethers World shearing record attempt in Central Otago has been abandoned with the target well out of range less than halfway through the nine-hour challenge today. More >>

Rare wethers shearing record bid on Saturday

Friday, 3 January 2020, 10:00 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

An attempt on one of the toughest of World shearing records is set to go ahead in Central Otago tomorrow (Saturday, January 4), a month after being postponed because there wasn’t enough wool. More >>

Hot pace on a hot day as shearers break three-stand record

Tuesday, 24 December 2019, 6:19 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Three Waikato shearers yesterday (Monday) smashed a World record despite temperatures well over 30degs in a woolshed west of State Highway 3 town Piopio. More >>

 

 

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