Big entry for the Dunvegan Medal at the Skye Games

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Scenic landscape view of colorful buildings/houses in harbour of Portree town on Isle Of Skye in Scotland, United Kingdom. Popular tourist attraction/destination in Europe. Summer active holiday.

The Dunvegan Medal will take place next week on Tuesday, August 2, and Piping Convenor Cameron MacFadyen told bagpipe.news that the competition has attracted a bumper entry of 26 competitors. The competition will take place in the Skye Gathering Hall, Portree, and starts at 8.30am.

The list of Dunvegan Medal competitors are as follows:

Barclay, Gordon1
Donlon, Andrew2
Hall, Andrew3
Smart, Anna4
Canning,  Greig5
Elder, Jamie6
Ferguson, Andrew7
McCready, Gordon8
Cameron, Finlay9
Wynd, Calum10
Boyd, Andrea11
MacKenzie, James12
Feeney, James13
Cameron, Sandy14
Carlisle, Andrew15
Allison, Fraser16
Gaul, Edward17
Kummerlow, Anna18
Simpson, Jonathon19
Leask, Steven20
Hudson, Nick21
Watson-Massey, Brodie22
MacKenzie,  Mark23
MacDonald, John24
Smith, Andrew25
Urquhart, Darach26

The Col. Jock MacDonald Clasp will follow on the evening of August 2 at St Columba’s Church, Portree, from 7.30pm. This competition is confined to current and previous holders of the Dunvegan Medal, and the winner from the Dunvegan medal list above will join the competitors in the CLASP list below.

The winner of the 2022 Dunvegan Medal1
Decker Forrest2
William McCallum3
Sarah Muir4
Jamie Forrester     5
Roddy MacLeod6
Callum Beaumont7
Derek Midgley8

Both of the competitions above take place on the day before the Isle of Skye Games on August 3, at the Games Field, The Meall, Portree and the 56th Silver Chanter, Annual MacCrimmon Memorial Piobaireachd Competition which will be held at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, Sleat, Isle of Skye, also on August 3. More information on the Games can be found at https://www.skye-highland-games.co.uk/ and the Silver Chanter can be found at https://bagpipe.news/2022/06/06/the-silver-chanter-returns-to-skye/