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Sheep Shearing Competitions

Competition Results

World Sheep Shearing Championships 2014

21 May to 26 May 2014 Gorey Ireland

Golden Shears Blade Shearing Finals

1. South Africa Mayenzeke Shweni  (61.205 pts)

2. South Africa Zweliwile Hans ( 85.782 pts)

3. New Zealand Tony Dobbs (89.09 pts)

World Sheep Shearing Championships 2012
29 February to 3 March 2012 Masterton, New Zealand

Golden Shears Blade Shearing Finals

1. South Africa Zweliwile Hans (78.823pts)
2. South Africa Mayenzeke Shweni (73.905pts)
3. Albury Michael McConnel (87.006pts)

Golden Shears Machine Shearing Finals

1. New Zealand John Kirkpatrick (61.198pts)
2. New Zealand Cam Ferguson (64.744pts)
3. Ruawai Rowland Smith (65.094pts)
More results & Full Article


Tri Nations Sheep Shearing Championships

23 September 2011
50th Marino Shearing competition, Alexandra, New Zealand

Tri-Nations Machine Shearing Challenge

1. New Zealand Grant Smith & Charlie O’Neill (170.52pts)
2. Australia Damian Boyle & Mark Buscomb (175.867pts)
3. South Africa Bangani (Dawid) August & Isaac Ndlongwane (201.16 pts)

Tri-Nations Blade Shearing Challenge

1. South Africa Zweliwile Hans & Mayenzeke Shweni (194.041pts)
2. New Zealand Mike McConnell & Brian Thompson (207.057pts)
3. Australia John Nicholl & Jim Barnett (240.815pts)
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South African National Shearing & Woolhandling Championships

29 April to 30 April 2011
Bloem Show, Bloemfontein
Winner SA Machine Shearers Bangani (Dawid) August (Smithfield Shearing Services)
Winner SA Open Machine Shearing Bangani (Dawid) August (Smithfield Shearing Services)
Winner SA Blade Shearing P. Notu (CMW)
Winner SA Open Blade Shearing Zweliwile Hans (CMW)
Winner SA Woolhandlers E. Kitching (Student, Grootfontein Agricultural College)
More results


World Championships 2010

Llanelwedd, Builth Wells, Wales
Sheep Type - Strong Wool
Winner Machine Shearers Cam Ferguson (New Zealand)
Winner Shearing Team Cam Ferguson, David Fagan (New Zealand)
Winner Blades Zingesele Elliot Ntsombo (Lesotho)
Winner Woolhandlers Bronwyn Tango (Wales)
More results

News

Mayenzeki Shweni at the 2012 world shearing championships

Congratulations to Mayenzeke Shweni who was crowned NZ Open champion blade shearer on Saturday 3 March at the World Shearing Championships in Masterton, New Zealand. Shweni’s teammate, three-time champion Zweliwile Hans, had finished second in the blade shearing division.

In the World Shearing Championships, they exchanged places with Zwelile winning and Mayenzeke coming in second. See more results for the 2012 World Shearing Championships.