Angie & David Waters have won in three categories of the ASWGA Fleece competition, the class 80s quality along with first place in the New England region and Grand Champion Trophy for the best overall fleece sponsored by Australian Council of Wool Exporters & Processors.
“It is truly an honour to be involved in the ASWGA Fleece Competition and to have our wool recognised at this high level. To win the Grand Champion Trophy was a wonderful surprise and we are so proud to produce the fibre we do. We strive for excellence and have a real passion for producing high quality super and ultra fine wool,” David said.
We would like to thank the many sponsors and judges of the competition and a huge congratulations to the organisers of the Presentation Dinner and farm tours- a very successful and enjoyable weekend hosted by the Ararat/Barunah region. Congratulations also to all other placegetters and entrants.’
There were fifty four fleeces entered in this year’s competition and as always the results were very close.
The judges were Rowan Woods of Jemalong Wool and Mark Symes of G Schneider.
|Full list of winners Place||Score||Winners|
|Grand Champion Fleece||93||Angie & David Waters of Tarrangower – New England|
|90’s||92||Penny, Andrew & Ed Hundy of Windradeen – Mudgee|
|80’s||93||Angie & David Waters of Tarrangower – New England|
|74’s||91.6||Lesleann & Mark Waters of Riverton – New England|
|70’s||80||Michelle & Luke Rapley of Plassey Rural – Tasmania|
|Ararat/Barunah||92.3||Heather & Geoff Phillips of Currawong – Ararat/Barunah|
|Goulburn/Yass||91.2||Sue & Brett Picker of Hillcreston Heights – Goulburn/Yass|
|Hamilton||92.1||Kathy & Trevor Mibus of Glenara Merinos – Hamilton|
|Mudgee||92.8||Irene & Daryl Croake of Oak Hills – Mudgee|
|New England||93||Angie & David Waters of Tarrangower – New England|
|Tasmania||90.2||Michelle & Luke Rapley of Plassey Rural – Tasmania|
|Western Australia||77.2||Faye & Jim Pepper of Mumballview – Western Australia|