Updated with Col. Jock MacDonald Clasp results.
Sarah Muir, pictured, won the Dunvegan Medal today on Day 1 of the annual Skye Gathering held in Portree, Isle of Skye.
Sarah will be invited to play in the 2020 Silver Chanter.
Only MacCrimmon tunes or tunes with a MacCrimmon association are played in this competiton. Pipers enter four tunes and are asked to play one.
DAY 1 RESULTS:
Dunvegan Medal – 1. Sarah Muir (Lament for the Earl of Antrim); 2. Steven Leask (Lament for MacLeod of Colbecks); 3. Andrew Ferguson (Earl of Ross’s March); 4. John Dew (Rory MacLoude’s Lament); 5. Anna Kummerlöw (A Flame of Wrath for Patrick Caogach).
Judges: Alan Forbes, Malcolm McRae and John Wilson.
20 played. The competition took place in the Skye Gathering Hall.
6/8 March – 1. Derek Midgley; 2. Jamie Forrester; 3. Finlay Cameron; 4. Jamie Elder; 5. John Dew.
Hornpipe & Jig – 1. Jamie Forrester; 2. Brodie Watson-Massey; 3. Finlay Cameron; 4. Steven Leask; 5. Greig Canning.
The Hornpipe & jig and 6/8 March competitions took place in St Columba’s Church. Both were judged by Iain MacFadyen and Iain Morrison.
Col. Jock MacDonald Clasp (for former winners of the Dunvegan Medal) – 1. Jamie Forrester (Earl of Ross’s March); 2. Sarah Muir (Lament for Donald Duaghal MacKay); 3. Derek Midgley (Lament for MacLeod of Colbecks); 4. Simon McKerrell (Mrs MacLeod of Talisker’s Salute)
Open Ceòl Mòr – 1. Archie MacLean; 2. Eòsaph Caimbeul; 3. Tòmas Young.
Open March Strathspey & Reel – 1. Tòmas Young; 2. Ciaran Kellet; 3. Hector Finlayson.
Archie MacLean judged both events.