23 Feb 2015

Shearing legend sweeps up

3:46 pm on 23 February 2015

Shearing legend David Fagan has continued on his winning way as he heads for retirement this year.

David Fagan.

David Fagan in action at the Otago Championships. Photo: Shearing Sports New Zealand

In his last competition shear in the South Island, the 53-year-old completed a Southern Shears Open and South Island Shearer of the Year double in Gore.

He also led New Zealand to a comfortable test match win over Wales and featured in a North Island team which won a bi-annual inter-island shearing match.

It was David Fagan's 12th win in the Southern Shears Open final, and seventh in the Shearer of the Year final, each of which he last won in 2001.

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