Muir wins 2019 Dunvegan Medal [updated]

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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:

Jamie Forrester celebrates winning the Col. Jock MacDonald Clasp.
Jamie Forrester celebrates winning the Col. Jock MacDonald Clasp.

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)

Under 18
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.