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World Champ Comes Home For Big Win In Gisborne

Sunday, 18 October 2020, 2:53 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Multiple World champion woolhandler Joel Henare returned to his home show in style when he regained the Open title as the Poverty Bay A and P Show Shears opened the shearing sports competition season in the North Island at the weekend. A near all-Gisborne ... More >>

A Standing Win For World Record 100 Blade Shearing Wins

Sunday, 11 October 2020, 6:15 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

South Canterbury farmer Tony Dobbs has shorn so many sheep a lack of recent practice barely seemed to matter in Waimate tonight as he became the first person in the World to win 100 Open bladeshearing finals. Jubilant Tony Dobbs after winning his 100th ... More >>

National Title To Shearer Troy Pyper

Friday, 9 October 2020, 9:34 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

A close call but Pyper gets the nod in Winter Comb final North Canterbury-based Southland shearer Troy Pyper kicked-off the new shearing sports season with a win in the New Zealand Winter Comb Open final in Waimate today(Friday). Troy Pyper, pictured ... More >>

Bouncing Back From Covid, A Shear Opportunity

Friday, 9 October 2020, 6:45 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

A new shearing and woolhandling competition season is under way hopes organisers have seen the back of the worst of the Covid-19 crisis which has led to the cancellation of several events on the calendar. The season comprises competitions at 51 venues ... More >>

Big Entries For Spring Shear In Waimate

Wednesday, 7 October 2020, 12:41 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

More than 170 shearers and woolhandlers are expected in South Canterbury town Waimate for the first event on the New Zealand shearing sports season on Friday and Saturday. The 53rd Waimate Shears New Zealand Spring Shearing Championships is one of the first ... More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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