Shearers shine for website
Date: August 10, 2006
From: Daily Post
ONE of Britain's biggest shearing competitions went hi-tech
this year with an interactive website.
Enthusiasts could follow the action at the 17th Cneifio Corwen Shears through
daily postings of results, photographs and videos.
Kiwi competitors took a share of the spoils, with Paul Avery clinching the open
But Welsh shearers, led by Gower's Nicky Beynon, showed their mettle with Gareth
Daniels, Machynlleth, capturing the seniors title.
Chairman Arwyn Jones thanked main sponsors Heiniger, Highway Shearing UK and
He added: "I'd also like to thank the farmers who supplied the lambs, the
competitors and spectators and the judges for their hard work."
Shearing brothers have the cutting edge
Date: August 4, 2005
From: Daily Post
A CAPACITY crowd watched on as two North wales brothers swept all before them
in the 17th Cneifio Corwen Shears.
Delwyn Jones, 19, and his brother Rhys, 24, of Maes Truan, Llanelidan, near
Ruthin, took on the world's top shearers in Corwen Pavilion. Delwyn went on
to win the senior shearing title and then collected the Senior British Isles
Shearer of the Year award. Meanwhile Rhys was fifth in the open shearing competition,
third in the Welsh Shearer of the Year and sixth in the Open British Isles Shearer
of the Year award.
Event secretary Iola Jones said: "This year's competition was the best
yet. The whole place was rocking and of course it was nice to get a local winner."
Cneifio Corwen Shears, July 23
Date: July 29, 2005
by Garth ApThomas, North Wales Weekly Newspapers series
HIGHLY-SKILLED sheep shearers came from near and far to take part in the Cneifio
Corwen Shears event which was held at the town's Pavilion on Friday and Saturday.
There were a whole host of classes and categories on offer, as competitors impressed
the crowds with their very high standards.
Pictured is Alwyn Manzini from Bala in action
Champion sheep shearer for North event.
Date: May 2, 2003
From: "The Journal"
Champion sheep shearer Dougie Lambie will be demonstrating his skills at a carpet
promotion in one of the country's most popular shopping centres
Mr Lambie, who last year became the first UK shearer to win the coveted Corwen
Shears, will be demonstrating his skills and helping to promote the benefits
of British Wool in carpets at the MetroCentre in Gateshead.