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Governing Committee

  • Chairman: John Fagan (N Z) +64 27 2788088
    Secretary: Hugh McCarroll (N Z) + 64 27 2606475,


    Australia; Peter Artridge, Mark Baldwin, Peter Black, Ralph Blue, Grant Borchardt, David Brooker.
    New Zealand; Mike Barnett, Ian Buchanan, John Fraser, Robert McLaren, Bart Hadfield, Paul Harris.
    South Africa; Eddie Archer, Hendrik Botha, Quinton Rogers.
    United Kingdom; Arwyn Jones, Martyn David.

    Trainee Referees:

    Australia; Mike Henderson
    South Africa; Piet Nel

Selection of Referees

Country Committees nominate qualified shearing judges to become WSSRS trainee referees for approval at the AGM of their respective shearing sports National Committees. Shearing Sports New Zealand, Australia, South Africa Sheep Shearing Federation, British Isles Shearing Competitions Association. A twelve or three x four year term of refereeing is preceded by a probationary period, with selected referees attending and observing at least three record attempts. Term is taken from trainee referee's first refereeing assignment. Committees may re-elect referees after term is up if so desired.