Lesleann & Mark Waters of “Riverton”, Armidale, have won Australian Superfine Wool Growers’ Association Fleece competition.
The couple took out three categories of the competition, the classes 74’s along with first place in the New England region and the big one, the “Cleckheaton Grand Champion” Trophy for the best overall fleece.
There were nearly 80 fleeces entered in this years competition and the results were very close.
Presentations were made at the recent ASWGA Presentation Dinner held in Goulburn on the 19 May by Tony Stills of Betta Wool representing our sponsor Bendigo Woollen Mill, whom recently bought the Wangaratta Woollen Mill.
The complete list of winners:
Mark & Lesleann Waters of “Riverton”, Armidale NSW, Cleckheaton Grand Champion Fleece Trophy, the Class 74’s and first in the New England region.
Lyndsay & Noel Henderson of “Avington Merinos”, Sidonia, Victoria, first in the Class 70’s and first place in the Ararat/Barunah region.
Trevor & Kathy Mibus of “Glenara Merinos” Dunkeld, Victoria, first in the Hamilton Region.
Robyn & John Ive of “Talaheni”, Flynn, ACT, first in the Goulburn/Yass Region.
Penny & Andrew Hundy of “Windradeen”, Mudgee, NSW, first in the Class 90’s.
Jill & Ed Hundy of “Windradeen”, Mudgee, NSW, first in the 80’s and first in the Mudgee region.
Michelle & Luke Rapley of “Plassey Rural”, Ross, Tasmania, first in the Tasmanian Region.
James & Faye Pepper of “Mumballview”, Mumballup, Western Australia, first in the West Australian region.