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We ensure all Record attempts are scrupulously fair to past and present Shearer's, and the sheep they shear

We ensure all Record attempts are scrupulously fair to past and present Shearer's, and the sheep they shear

We ensure all Record attempts are scrupulously fair to past and present Shearer's, and the sheep they shear

Future Confirmed Record Attempts:

Wednesday 22nd December 2021

An attempt to set a five stand, 9 hour, five stand strong wool lamb record is planned to go ahead at Te Pa Station, King Country, N.Z.

Neil Fagan’s Gang of Delwyn Jones, Llion Jones, Jack Fagan, Kelly Brill, Reuben Alabaster being the shearers.

The attempt is still subject to Covid restrictions being lifted but positive plans are in progress.

Referees will be: Martyn David, U.K. (Convening Referee by ZOOM), Paul Harris, Bart Hadfield, Robert McLaren, Ronnie King, Alistair Emslie N.Z.
 

The Records Society is currently accepting record applications, with the proviso of having to give due consideration to Covid-19 restrictions in individual Countries.

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Our online application form makes applying for a record attempt easy. Please click here to view our record attempt application form.

Latest Record Attempt Results

  • Wednesday 28th July 2021

    Englishman Stuart Connor set a new 9 hour strong wool lamb record of 872 at Trefrank Farm, St Clether, Cornwall, England eclipsing Ivan Scott’s tally of 867 set at the same venue five years ago. The second record attempt by ZOOM technology.
    Referees were; Paul Harris, N.Z. Convener (via ZOOM) Martyn David, Arwyn Jones, Johnny Fraser U.K. Trainee Referee; Andy Rankin U.K.

  • Thursday 14th January 2021

    Megan Whitehead 661, raised the Women’s 9 hour strong wool lamb record by 13 in perfect weather conditions at ‘Craigellachie’, Croydon Bush, Gore, New Zealand.
    The record was a first, using video Zoom technology to convening Referee Mark Baldwin, N.S.W. due to Covod-19 restrictions.
    Referees for the event were Mark Baldwin, Australia, Convener, Robert McLaren, Ronnie King, Neil Fagan, N.Z. along with Paul Harris the video voice link to Mark in Australia.

Our Mission Statement

To ensure that all Record attempts are scrupulously fair to past and present Shearer's, and the sheep they shear.

Read more about us
Paul Harris - Shearing Recrods Chairman

The Chairman:

Paul Harris
P O Box 14
Waipara 7447
North Canterbury, New Zealand
PH: +64 3 432 4293 or +64 27 273 1029

Hugh McCarroll - Sharing Records Secretary

The Secretary:

Mr Hugh McCarroll
12 St Thomas Avenue
Pyes Pa
Tauranga 3112
New Zealand
Ph: +64 7 5431 390 or +64 27 2606475

Contact Us

Either contact Paul or Hugh directly on the information provided, email us info@shearingrecords.co.nz or fill in our contact page form