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Shearing Sports: Avery completes Tasman double

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November 23, 2009

Avery completes Tasman double

World champion shearer Paul Avery completed a Tasman double when he won the Nelson A and P open shearing title on Saturday.

But, venturing on a second trip south from his farm near Stratford, Avery didn't have it as easy as when he won the Marlborough Show title a fortnight earlier.

Wanganui shearer Jerome McCrea set the pace in the 20 sheep final, which he finished in 18min 5sec, beating Avery off the board by 38 seconds. With McRea losing valuable quality points outside and having to settle for third, well-travelled Jason Win, of Ikamatua, was runner-up almost two points behind Avery.

On Sunday Renwick shearer Chris Jones won the Top of the South open final, while Brenda Kinzett, of Wakefield, completed a rare double by adding the junior woolhandling title to the intermediate shearing title she won on Saturday.

Results from the Nelson Show and Top of the South Shears in Nelson at the weekend:

Saturday:

Open (20 sheep): Paul Avery (Stratford) 18min 43sec, 69.9pts, 1; Jason Win (Ikamatua) 18min 57sec, 71.85pts, 2; Jerome McCrea (Wanganui) 18min 5sec, 74.25pts, 3; Geoff Holmes (Waimate) 21min 9sec, 85.85pts, 4.

Open Plate (10 sheep): Roger Simpson (Wakefield) 11min 20sec, 567.9pts, 1; Chris Jones (Renwick) 11min 11sec, 59.25pts, 2; Frank Bint (Nelson) 12min 47sec, 65.45pts, 3; Richard Sampey (Rangiora) 10min 53sec, 62.95pts, 4.

Open cleanshear (2 sheep, no time points): Jason Win (Ikamatua) 7pts, 1; Frank Bint (Nelson) 10pts, 2; Jerome McCrea (Wanganui) 10.5pts, 3; Chris Jones (Renwick) 20pts, 4.

Senior (8 sheep): Mike Bramley (Mt Somers) 12min 7sec, 56.225pts, 1; Caleb Wells (-) 12min 45sec, 61.25pts, 2; Brett Williams (Nelson) 12min 55sec, 60.25pts(breached quality mark), 3; Lewis Street (-) 11min 47sec, 73.85pts, 4.

Intermediate (6 sheep): Brenda Kinzett (Wakefield) 11min 25sec, 62.25pts, 1; Aaron Booker (Blenheim) 11min 44sec, 66.367pts, 2; Mark Hyatt (Upper Moutere) 9min 43sec, 59.983pts, 3.

Junior (3 sheep): Patrick Mulvihill (-) 6min 38sec, 38.233pts, 1; Jotham Rentoul (Tapawera) 7min 4sec, 38.867pts, 2; Brett Langrell (-) 6min 28sec, 42.733pts, 3; Travers Baigent (Tapawera) 5min 49sec, 44.117pts, 4.

Sunday:

Shearing:

Top of the South open final (20 sheep): Chris Jones (Renwick) 22min 9sec, 87.4pts, 1; Richard Sampey (Rangiora) 23min 58sec, 92.6pts, 2; Roger Simpson (Nelson) 23min 4sec, 92.2pts, 3; Rhys Liddell (Nelson) 21min 13sec, 88.35pts, 4.

Top of the South open plate (15 sheep): David Baigent (Tapawera) 17min 57sec, 76.893pts, 1; Nick Nalder (Nelson) 17min 34sec, 78.7pts, 2; Frank Bint (Tapawera) 19min 59sec, 86.217pts, 3.

Top of the South senior final (10 sheep): Kerry Irvine (-) 14min 49sec, 60.95pts, 1; Hamish Barker (-) 15min 19sec, 66.55pts, 2.

Top of the South intermediate final (8 sheep): Mike Bramley (Mt Somers) 11min 36sec, 54.425pts, 1; Brett Williams (Nelson) 12min 24sec, 60.075pts, 2.

Woolhandling

Junior (5 fleeces): Brenda Kinzett (Wakefield) 152.6pts, 1; Amy Bensemann (-) 173pts, 2; Paula Rentoul (-) 201pts, 3; Mike Bramley (Mt Somers) 250pts, 4.

Novice (4 fleeces): Anita Simpson (nelson) 144pts, 1; Pamela Best (-) 179pts, 2; Kelly Simpson (-) 192pts, 3; Yo Tye (-) 196.6pts, 4.

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