CURRY SPEED SHEAR... Proving you’re never too young to have a go, 2-year-old Billy Spiers joined in the popular kids’ shearing competition at the Curramulka Speed Shear on Saturday. The action-packed event featured repeat champions in the open men’s and women’s competitions, a runaway sheep and more.  CURRY SPEED SHEAR... Proving you’re never too young to have a go, 2-year-old Billy Spiers joined in the popular kids’ shearing competition at the Curramulka Speed Shear on Saturday. The action-packed event featured repeat champions in the open men’s and women’s competitions, a runaway sheep and more.  PHOTO: Jenny Oldland

Shear delight

A RECORD number of shearers had a crack at taking home the money at this year’s Curramulka Speed Shear competition on Saturday, March 24.

“We had 20 in the open comp which is our best turnout yet, with a further 11 registering for the intermediate section, seven veterans and three women,” Curramulka Com­mu­nity Club president Greg Germein said.

“There were shearers from around the state plus New South Wales and Victoria, plus a number of Australian-based New Zealanders.”

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