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New Zealand Beats France In Rare Continental Shearing Test

Saturday, 13 July 2024, 5:21 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The Wools of New Zealand Shearing Sports New Zealand shearing team has scored its second double on a six-match tour of the UK. The latest successes came at the French championships early today in the medieval southwest France town of Martel where shearers ... More >>

Rare Shearing Test Match For New Zealand In France

Friday, 12 July 2024, 11:45 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The Wools of New Zealand Shearing Sports New Zealand shearing team has crossed the English Channel for a rare test match against France. More >>

Comeback Kin David Buick Wins Major Shearing Title In Scotland

Tuesday, 2 July 2024, 5:59 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Wairarapa shearer David Buick has produced another stunning result in his miracle recovery from crippling injuries in an accident on his Pongaroa farm by winning the Lochearnhead Shears Open final in Scotland. More >>

NZ Shearers Chase Rare Scotland Test Match Win

Saturday, 29 June 2024, 3:12 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The Wools of New Zealand New Zealand shearing team takes the first step in trying to restore the country’s reputation as the top competition shearing nation in the World when a six-match UK and France tour starts in Scotland this weekend. The Kiwi ... More >>

Canterbury Shears Gets The Go-ahead

Saturday, 8 June 2024, 4:02 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The Canterbury Shears’ national Corriedale shearing and woolhandling championships will definitely go ahead in November, despite the Canterbury A and P Society decision to not go ahead with the New Zealand Agricultural Show. More >>

Women's Shearing Record Claimed In Australia

Tuesday, 7 May 2024, 7:27 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Jeanine Kimm established a ground-breaking World record of 358 merino ewes on Saturday. More >>

Hopes For Shearing Champs Amid Chrischurch Show Cancellation

Wednesday, 17 April 2024, 1:59 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Show organisers said in a statement yesterday some show drawcards such as livestock and judging competitions will still be held this year, and Brooker highlighted that the Corriedale shears, established almost 60 years ago, has never had a cancellation. More >>

The Man From Ettrick - World Shearing Record Holder Luke Vernon

Tuesday, 16 April 2024, 9:29 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

An Australia-based shearer from tiny Central Otago horticultural township Ettrick has become the first person to shear 500 merino ewes in an eight-hour record attempt. But it’s only the start for 28-year-old Luke Vernon, who reckons he shore “like ... More >>

A Miracle As Shearer David Buick Wins New Zealand Shears Final

Monday, 8 April 2024, 9:24 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

07 April  Wairarapa shearer David Buick has brought off possibly one of the most amazing comebacks in New Zealand sport by winning the New Zealand Shears Open shearing final in Te Kuiti, less than three years after a farm accident left ... More >>

Welsh Rare Bit - First Shearing-test Win In New Zealand

Sunday, 7 April 2024, 5:25 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

It was another major triumph for Wales in World shearing, for many years dominated by the black singlet. More >>

New Points Margin Option For Test-match Shearing

Saturday, 6 April 2024, 6:16 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The TAB has opened betting on three major events at the New Zealand Shears in Te Kuiti, including a new points-margin option for the Wools of New Zealand Shearing series test match to be shorn tonight between New Zealand and Wales. Betting is available ... More >>

Wales Closing The Gap, Bu Kiwis Nail The Shearing Win

Friday, 5 April 2024, 6:52 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Welsh shearers Gethin Lewis and Llyr Jones indicated a first win for Wales in a shearing test match in New Zealand might not be too far away when they were pipped by just 1.9 points at the new Hawke’s Bay Autumn Shears in Waipukurau yesterday. ... More >>

Samuels Keeps Lambs Shearing Title - But It Was Close

Wednesday, 3 April 2024, 8:08 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

A winning margin of just 0.062 points has enabled Southland shearer Leon Samuels to retain his New Zealand Lamb Shearing Championships title and extend an unprecedented sequence of major-event triumphs in the last 12 months. The defending champion’s ... More >>

Shearing Test Match To He Be Shorn In Hawke's Bay

Friday, 29 March 2024, 4:57 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

A New Zealand and Wales shearing test match cancelled last weekend with the raining-out of the Waitoma Caves Sports will now be shorn in Hawke’s Bay. The match, the second of three in the 2024 Wools of New Zealand Shearing Series, will be shorn at the new ... More >>

Shearing Record Bids Set For Australia And The UK

Wednesday, 27 March 2024, 7:20 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Scottish shearer Una Cameron, the only woman to reach the Top 30 Open-class quarterfinal shootout at the Golden Shears in Masterton, is challenging one of the newest World records, at the age of 51. The attempt on the solo women’s nine-hour strongwool ... More >>

President Wins Shearing Title

Wednesday, 27 March 2024, 7:19 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Champion shearer Angus Moore took it all in his strides multi-tasking as both competitor and the new president for his local A and P show in the Marlborough township of Ward. He packed all the necessary gear for shearing at the Flaxbourne A and P Show on Sunday, ... More >>

Welsh Speedster Claims New Zealand's Richest Speed Shear Prize

Sunday, 24 March 2024, 7:53 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Welsh shearing team member Llyr Jones further knocked New Zealand’s reputation for having the fastest shearers in the World by winning the country’s richest speed shear prize in Te Kuiti on Saturday night. Jones claimed $4000 for winning the North ... More >>

New Zealand Opens Shearing Sheries With Win Over Wales

Sunday, 17 March 2024, 10:24 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

It was redemption time for Masterton shearers David Gordon and brother-in-law Paerata Abraham who have taken a 1-0 lead over Wales in the Wools of New Zealand Shearing Series with a win in the opening match on Saturday. The series is the reciprocal ... More >>

Wales On Top Of World Shearing - But Can They Win In New Zealand ?

Wednesday, 13 March 2024, 9:29 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Call it consorting with the enemy if you like, but it’s just the nature of the game for Welsh shearer Llyr Jones and his Wools of New Zealand Wales-New Zealand series rivals ahead of the first test on Saturday. Wales representative Jones has ... More >>

Brett Roberts' Long Road To First Open Win In 14 Months

Tuesday, 12 March 2024, 9:17 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Mataura shearer Brett Roberts scored his first Open final win in over a year with victory at the Mayfield A and P Show in Mid-Canterbury on Saturday. Roberts, 30, hadn’t won since the national full wool championship final at the Northern Southland ... More >>





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