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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 >>

Henderson Bounces Back For Kumeu Shears Win

Sunday, 10 March 2024, 5:56 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Northland shearer Toa Henderson was quickly back on the horse as he successfully defended the Kumeu Shears Open title on Saturday, a week after an early end to the dream of winning the Golden Shears Open in Masterton. He was right back to his domineering ... More >>

Shearing Gun Stratford Bows Out Of Transtasman Series With Winning Double

Tuesday, 5 March 2024, 3:55 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Multi-breeds shearing legend Nathan Stratford has turned-down the transtasman test match opportunity that came with winning the PGG Wrightson Vetmed National Shearing Circuit for a third time at the Golden Shears in Masterton on Saturday night. But ... More >>

Shearing Gun Stratford Bows Out Of Transtasman Series With Winning Double

Tuesday, 5 March 2024, 10:04 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Multi-breeds shearing legend Nathan Stratford has turned-down the transtasman test match opportunity that came with winning the PGG Wrightson Vetmed National Shearing Circuit for a third time at the Golden Shears in Masterton on Saturday night. But ... More >>

Leon Samuels - First South Island Golden Shears Champion Since 1989

Monday, 4 March 2024, 3:53 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Southland shearer Leon Samuels marvels at becoming the first South Island shearer to winn the Golden Shears Open shearing final since 1989. Photo / Pete Nikolaison. Southland shearer Leon Samuels became the first South Islander to win the Golden ... More >>

A Southerly Blowing At The Golden Shears

Saturday, 2 March 2024, 9:42 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

A wind of Golden Shears change may have blown in from the south with a Southland team winning the annual championships’ first Regional Team Shearing Challenge in Masterton tonight (Friday). In a South Island one-two finish, the team of Open shearer ... More >>

Six Of The Best - Gordon Whanau Reunion In One Golden Shears Heat

Friday, 1 March 2024, 8:57 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

A unique moment in the 62 years of the Golden Shears happened today when six members of one family filled the six-stand board in a heat of glamour event the Open championship. Wools of New Zealand New Zealand 2023 UK tour team member Paerata Abraham, who with ... More >>

Wairoa Schoolgirl Wins As Youth Dominates First Day Of Golden Shears

Friday, 1 March 2024, 8:30 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

A 15-year-old Wairoa College student claimed first bragging rights for the growing number of female shearers at the Golden Shears by winning the Novice final yesterday. Ashlin Swann, in Masterton with twin sister and fellow Novice shearer Shawna, brother ... More >>

Injury Forces Shearing Champion Rowland Smith Out Of Golden Shears

Friday, 1 March 2024, 4:12 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Reigning Golden Shears open shearing champion Rowland Smith has withdrawn from this year’s event because of injury. The near two-metres-tall 37-year-old Hawke’s Bay shearer and eight-times Golden Shears Open winner, and 2014 World Champion, announced ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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