Peel Police, Boyd on top at Cobourg Games

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Good to be back. Barrie Pipes & Drums yesterday at a sunny Cobourg Highland Games.

Peel Regional Police won the Grade 2 competition at Cobourg Highland Games which took place yesterday in the picturesque town north east of Toronto and beside the shores of Lake Ontario. Andrea Boyd was the overall winner of the solo piping competition held for professional pipers.

It was the first time since the start of the pandemic that the games have taken place. A ceilidh was held on Friday night as part of what was the town’s 57th annual Scottish Festival.

Results:

Pipe bands
Grade 2 – 1. Peel Regional Police; 2. Toronto Police.

Grade 3 – 1. Guelph.

Grade 4 – 1. Durham Regional Police; 2. Peel Regional Police (G4); 3. London & District; 4. Barrie;
5th Guelph (G4).

Grade 5 – 1. Smith Falls Gordon; 2. Ottawa Caledonian; 3. Ryan Russell Memorial; 4. Peel Regional Police (G5)

Open Freestyle Medley – 1. Peel Regional Police; 2. Guelph; 3. Durham Regional Police; 4. Guelph (G4);

Jim McGillivray and John Elliott (piping), Michael Hunter (drumming) and Bob Worrall (ensemble) judged all band contests.

Solo Piping
Ceòl Mòr
– 1. Andrea Boyd; 2. Tyler Bridge; 3. Ian K. MacDonald; 4. Jacob Dicker; 5. Callum Harper; 6. Sean McKeown.
Judge: Bob Worrall.

MSR – 1. Jacob Dicker; 2. Sean McKeown; 3. Ian K. MacDonald; 4. Andrea Boyd; 5. Tyler Bridge; 6. Joe Biggs;
Judge: Michael Grey.

Freestyle – 1. Andrea Boyd; 2. Ian K. MacDonald; 3. Tyler Bridge; 4. Callum Harper; 5. Jacob Dicker; 6. Sean McKeown.
Judge: John Elliott