Competition Results

MacColl overall at Springbank

MacColl overall at Springbank

Angus MacColl, pictured right, was the overall winner at the 20th annual Springbank Invitational which was held today at the Seafield Hotel in Campbeltown , Argyll, Scotland. The other invited pipers were: Willie McCallum, Stuart Liddell, Roddy MacLeod, Iain Speirs, Callum Beaumont, Finlay Johnston, Glenn Brown and Peter McCalister. Results: […]

Brian Lamond today at Pitlochry.

Lamond overall at Pitlochry

Brian Lamond from Fife was the overall winner in the solo piping contests held today at a dreich Pitlochry Highland Games. MSR – 1. Calum Wynd; 2. Jonathan Simpson; 3. Craig Sutherland; 4. Bruce Erskine; 5. Donald McPhee.Judges: Barry Donaldson and Robert Wallace. 6/8 March – 1. Brian Lamond; 2. […]

Piping Secretary, Murray Henderson presents overall Open champion, Pipe Major Ben Duncan with the Angus Hotel Challenge Shield.

Ben Duncan overall at Blairgowrie

Blairgowrie Highland Games took place on Sunday in conditions that were “almost perfect,” writes our correspondent. Entries were the highest ever at this popular Perthshire event and the standard was high. Pipe Major Ben Duncan (SCOTS DG) won the Open overall title and Brodie Watson-Massey won the Jimmy McGregor Memorial […]

SPA Knockout: Heat 3 goes to Leask

SPA Knockout: Heat 3 goes to Leask

Steven Leask from Ayrshire, Scotland won last night’s Scottish Pipers’ Association Knockout heat held at The National Piping Centre Otago Street in Glasgow’s west end. He defeated his girlfriend, Sarah Muir in what was a very entertaining evening of top class piping. Steven joins Stuart Liddell and Calum Beaumont who […]

Pantaleoni wins Braemar Gold Medal

Matt Pantaleoni, pictured right, of St. Louis, Missouri, USA today won the Braemar Gold Medal for piobaireachd. His winning tune was The Vaunting. Pipe Major Ben Duncan was the overall winner. The annual Braemar Gathering is Scotland’s most visited highland games – the crowd numbered around 15,000 today – with […]

18 & Under winners.

SPA Junior comp. results

The Scottish Pipers’ Association held its annual Junior competition today at The National Piping Centre Otago Street. The results were: Ceòl Mòr 18 & Under – Hazel White; 2. Cameron May; 3. Tòmas Young.15 & Under – 1. Josh Esson; 2. Frawer Hamilton; 3. Finlay Peden; 4. Lewis Maxwell.13 & […]

L-R: Logan Tannock, Ann Lore, George Johnston, Brian Mulhearn and Allan Hamilton.

SPA Veterans contest results

The Scottish Pipers’ Association held its annual contest for pipers aged 60+ at The National Piping Centre Otago Street in Glasgow last night. Competitors are required to play a slow air and march of their choice. The results were: 1. Logan Tannock; 2. Ann Lore; 3.= George Johnston and Brian […]

Cowal: pipe band results

Cowal: pipe band results

Royal Burgh of Stirling Pipe Band lifted the iconic Argyll Shield at Cowal Highland Gathering yesterday. Grade 1 was uncontested after Johnstone pulled out. The Burgh, officially a Grade 2 outfit, played up a grade. The band has been led since last season by Gary Nimmo (Pipe Major) and George […]

Results from Birnam

Results from Birnam

Birnam Highland Games took place today in changeable weather, writes Stuart Letford. In the morning the torrential rain caused quite a few of the competitors to leave their pipes in their boxes and head back home. There was a real possibility at one stage of the event being cancelled. However, […]

Dugald Murdoch from Dumfries, Scotland, in full flight at the CLASP Grade 2 MSR today.

Northern Meeting: CLASP results

The results from yesterday’s Competition League for Amateur Solo Pipers (CLASP) competitions held on Day 2 of The Northern Meeting are as follows: Ceòl MòrGrade 1 – Bianca Kail; 2.David MacKenzie; 3. Stephen Ross.Grade 2 – 1. William Wardrope; 2. Dorothy Moodie; 3. Dugald MacLeod.Grade 3 (Ground) – 1. Hector […]