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Final Results from the 2017 World Championships

RESULTS from the finals at 17th World Shearing and Woolhandling Championships at ILT Stadium Southland, Invercargill NZ, on February 8-11, 2017:

Individual:

Machine Shearing final (20 sheep – six fullwool, eight second-shear, six lambs): John Kirkpatrick (New Zealand) 17min 22.079sec, 61.554pts, 1; Gavin Mutch (Scotland) 16min 56.139sec, 62.907pts, 2; Nathan Stratford (New Zealand) 18min 3.357sec, 63.818pts, 3; Ivan Scott (Ireland) 18min 20.599sec, 66.53pts, 4; Hamish Mitchell (Scotland) 16min 50.75sec, 67.688pts, 5; Jack Robinson (Northern Ireland) 19min 22.71sec, 70.986pts, 6.

Blade shearing final (6 sheep – 3 second-shear, 3 longwool): Mayenseke Shweni (South Africa) 18min 7.101sec, 74.189pts, 1; Tony Dobbs (New Zealand) 19min 53.177sec, 75.992pts, 2; Phil Oldfield (New Zealand) 19min 59.129sec, 81.123pts, 3; Bongani Joel (South Africa) 21min 40.674sec, 84.034pts, 4; Ken French (Australia) 21min 41.956sec, 92.098pts, 5; Johnathon Dalla (Australia) 22min 10.601se, 93.697pts, 6.

Woolhandling final (8 fleeces – 4 second-shear, 4 longwool): Joel Henare (New Zealand) 107.82pts, 1; Mary-Anne Baty (New Zealand) 152.47pts, 2; Tina Elers (Cook Islands) 205.28pts, 3; Sophie Huf (Australia) 224.69pts, 4.

Teams:

Machine Shearing final (20 sheep – six fullwool, eight second-shear, six lambs): New Zealand (John Kirkpatrick/Nathan Stratford) 18min 56.464sec, 66.373pts, 1; Scotland (Hamish Mitchell/Gavin Mutch) 18min 25.655sec, 67.083pts, 2; Australia (Shannon Warnest/Jason Wingfield) 19min 49.475sec, 72.674pts, 3; Northern Ireland (Ian Montgomery/Jack Robinson) 21min 43.667sec, 74.183pts, 4; Wales (Gwion Evans/Ian Jones) 20min 44.186sec, 75.409pts, 5; Ireland (Stanley Allingham/Ivan Scott) 21min 56.458sec, 77.273pts, 6.

Blade shearing final (6 sheep – 3 second-shear, 3 longwool): South Africa (Bongani Joel/Mayenseke Shweni) 18min 29.292sec, 78.299pts, 1; New Zealand (Tony Dobbs/Phil Oldfield) 19min 42.985sec, 84.816pts, 2; Australia (Johnathon Dalla/Ken French) 21min 20.142sec, 100.507pts, 3; Ireland (Peter Heraty/Noel Joyce) 27min 19.759sec, 114.821pts, 4; England (Andrew Mudge/George Mudge) 26min 34.698sec, 115.902pts, 5; Wales (Elfed Jackson/Gareth Owen) 25min 1.558sec, 122.078pts, 6.

Woolhandling final (8 fleeces – 4 second-shear, 4 longwool): New Zealand (Mary-Anne Baty/Joel Henare) 99.762pts, 1; Australia (Sophie Huf/Mel Morris) 141.464pts, 2; Cook Islands (Maiden Elers/Tina Elers) 169.75pts, 3.

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