Gerard Kelly chair of the sheep shearing committee and Carolyn Green, of the Royal Ulster Agricultural Society, are looking forward to the Six Nations Machine Shearing Championship which will be taking place at the Balmoral Show on Saturday, May 14, 2022.

There will be the usual fierce competition as competitors from Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, England, Scotland, Wales and France descend on the sheep fold at Balmoral Park to compete for this coveted title. This year, the show runs from Wednesday, May 11, to Saturday, May 14 – and note, all tickets must be purchased online at