Legend Loses Sheep Shearing Match To New Zealand's Prime Minister Sir David Fagan is a 16-time winner of the coveted Golden Shears. But he lost an exhibition match against New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English at the World Shearing and Woolhandling Championships.

Legend Loses Sheep Shearing Match To New Zealand's Prime Minister

Legend Loses Sheep Shearing Match To New Zealand's Prime Minister

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Sir David Fagan is a 16-time winner of the coveted Golden Shears. But he lost an exhibition match against New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English at the World Shearing and Woolhandling Championships.

RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Rachel Martin. So David Fagan is a sports legend in New Zealand. But this weekend, Fagan suffered a big defeat in the event that made him famous, sheep shearing. Fagan is a 16-time winner of the coveted Golden Shears, but he lost an exhibition match against New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English at the World Shearing and Woolhandling Championships. A capacity crowd of 4,000 people watched the finals - not bad for a country where sheep outnumber people 6 to 1. It's MORNING EDITION.

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