2014 Great Yorkshire Show day two review

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Women certainly had the upper hand on their male rivals when it came to a sheep-shearing competition at the Great Yorkshire Show.

Normally the stereotypical preserve of burly men with backs of steel, a selection of shearers from all over the country showed that they could easily hold their own in the pursuit.

The Princess Royal at the Great Yorkshire Show. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

The Princess Royal at the Great Yorkshire Show. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

But women fleeced the men when the show staged its first ever sheep-shearing classes for ladies.

 

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