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Cruising Is The Inter-islander: Shearers On The Move

Thursday, 20 January 2022, 10:16 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Record-breaking shearer Jack Fagan will be a man in a hurry again as he rushes to help get the North Island shearing sports season finally under way this weekend. The shearer of 811 lambs in nine-hours in a five-stand World Record shear less than ... More >>

An Eight-year Dream Comes True In The Woolshed

Sunday, 16 January 2022, 6:05 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Amy-Lee Ferguson finally celebrates a winning ribbon, after the Northern Southland Community Shears' New Zealand Longwool Championships Open woolhandling final on Friday. PHOTO / SSNZ Once one of the most prolific winners in New Zealand woolhandling, Amy-Lee ... More >>

National Shears Titles At Stake In Southland

Wednesday, 12 January 2022, 7:55 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Seven national shearing and woolhandling titles are on the line at the Northern Southland Community Shears which will be held on Friday in a woolshed near Lumsden. The Shears stage the New Zealand Longwool Shearing and Woolhandling Championships, ... More >>

Big Moment For Chilean Shearer At Duvauchelle Show

Sunday, 9 January 2022, 7:22 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Waimate shearer Luis Pincol, from Porvenir in Chile, in his heat the Peninsula Duvauchelle Shears on Saturday. He won the final, becoming the first shearer from South America to win an Open shearing competition in New Zealand. Photo / Supplied A South Island-based ... More >>

Shear Glory Getting The Shows On The Road

Wednesday, 5 January 2022, 7:33 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Shearing and woolhandling competition hit hard by the pandemic restrictions in 2021 are ready to go in the New Year with a determination to hold the sport within the orange traffic-light conditions of the Covid-19 Protection Framework. While major ... More >>

A Great Day For New Shearing Famous Five

Thursday, 23 December 2021, 6:25 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Five King Country shearers have "blown all our expectations out of the water" in today (Wednesday) establishing a five-stands World strongwool lambshearing record of 3740 in nine hours. The words came from Te Kuiti gun Jack Fagan who topped the ... More >>

All Clear For Five-stand Lambs Record Shear

Tuesday, 21 December 2021, 8:47 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

A start has been confirmed for a World lambs shearing record bid tomorrow morning (Wednesday) after a qualifying preliminary wool-weigh in a remote Central North Island woolshed. The 20 lambs shorn at Te Pa Station, between Ohakune and Raetihi produced ... More >>

World Shearing Record Attempt

Saturday, 18 December 2021, 8:44 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Aiming big – the Fagan Shearing record-bid team from left Delwyn Jones, Llion Jones, Jack Fagan, Reuben Alabaster and Kelly Brill. Photo / Supplied. A World shearing record attempt will go ahead in the Central North Island on Wednesday without the ... More >>

More Than A Third Of Shearing Competitions Now Cancelled

Thursday, 16 December 2021, 9:28 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The Southland Shears and the Dannevirke Shears have joined the list of cancellations now affecting more than a third of the competitions on the 2021-2022 Shearing Sports New Zealand calendar. Committees from the shows made the decisions at meetings on ... More >>

Golden Shears Cancelled For Second Time

Wednesday, 8 December 2021, 1:55 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

World-famed shearing and woolhandling championships the Golden Shears has been cancelled for a second time because of the uncertainty of the Coronavirus crisis. Held annually for 60 years in Masterton’s War Memorial Stadium, the championships were to have ... More >>

All Go For Duvauchelle, But Taihape Cancels

Tuesday, 23 November 2021, 3:47 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

A determination to keep alive a century and a half of rural community tradition could see a small Banks Peninsula settlement setting a path for A and P shows in the pandemic fightback early in the new year. The Duvauchelle A and P Show, including ... More >>

Obit For Shearing Champ Tom Brough

Monday, 22 November 2021, 8:53 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

A shearing great died on Sunday More >>

Shearing Sports Battling The Odds In Covid-19 Crisis

Wednesday, 17 November 2021, 7:41 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The Southland Shears and national crossbred lambshearing and woolhandling championships will go ahead on January 15, despite the cancellation of the A and P Show. That’s the promise of convener, Shearing Sports South Island chairman and Shearing Sports ... More >>

New Zealand Corriedale Shearing Championships - Day 2

Sunday, 14 November 2021, 5:50 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

New Zealand Corriedale Championships senior shearing winner, from Aria, Russell Ratima, pictured when he won the New Zealand Winter Comb title on merinos last month. Photo / Barbara Newton Caption - Angus Moore (3).JPG Marlborough shearer Angus Moore, ... More >>

The Master In Control - Henare Regains Canterbury Shears Title

Friday, 12 November 2021, 5:55 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Master Woolhandler Joel Henare clocked-up another milestone in Christchurch today (Thursday) when he became only the second person to complete a treble of the three pre-Christmas national Open woolhandling titles. The 28-year-old Gisborne woolshed ... More >>

Marlborough And Pleasant Point Shearing Championships

Sunday, 7 November 2021, 5:43 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

From Doug Laing, Media Officer, Shearing Sports New Zealand Samuels makes a point at Pleasant Point Defending national shearing circuits champion Leon Samuels showed he’s in the right sort of form for another national title bid when he won the Pleasant ... More >>

Colin King Shield - The Ranfurly Shield Of Shearing

Wednesday, 3 November 2021, 10:31 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

A trophy named after a champion shearer who became a Member of Parliament will go on the line for the first time at the Marlborough A and P Show shearing championships in Blenheim on Saturday. The Colin King Challenge Shield, set to become the Ranfurly ... More >>

Ashburton Worth The Trip For Southland Shearing Gun

Sunday, 31 October 2021, 5:53 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

A 1000km round-trip weekend drive paid-off for Southland shearer Brett Roberts with a successful defence of the Ashburton A and P Show Open title as the 2021-2021 shearing sports season resumed on Saturday. Roberts won the title for the first time in 2019, ... More >>

It Ain't Easy To Beat A Southern Man

Sunday, 10 October 2021, 5:53 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The mighty southern men of shearing stepped-up yet again to take the first three placings in the New Zealand Spring Shears Open crossbred fullwool shearing championship final in Waimate on Saturday. The six-man final over 16 sheep each was won by Invercargill ... More >>

Trojan Effort Nails Pyper's Shearing Title

Friday, 8 October 2021, 2:54 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Gun Southland and North Canterbury shearer Troy Pyper has today(Friday) won his second New Zealand Winter Comb Open title. The win came on the opening day of the two-day Waimate Shears in South Canterbury, where, just as he did when the title ... More >>