15 Jun 2010

Golden Shears champion wins UK title

1:55 pm on 15 June 2010

A Central Hawke's Bay shearer has won a major title in England in the build-up to next month's world championships in Wales.

Golden Shears champion Cam Ferguson, 26, has won the Royal Cornwall Open, shearing 14 sheep in the final in a time of 10 minutes and seven seconds.

Two other New Zealanders featured in the final: Far North shearer Matthew Smith finished third and Dannevirke's Pareata Abraham fifth.