Competition Results

North of Scotland solos

North of Scotland solos

The RSPBA’s North of Scotland held its annual solo competitions yesterday at The Gordon Schools in Huntly, Aberdeenshire. The results are: PIPING: Ceòl MòrOpen – 1. Jeffery Lawson.15 Years & Under – 1. Jake Robertson. 18 Years & Over Hornpipe – Jeffery Lawson; 2. Scott Oliphant; 3. Owen Chalmers.March – 1. Scott Oliphant; […]

John Dew holds the Ceòl Mòr trophy today at the Royal National Mòd in Glasgow.

Dew overall at National Mòd

October 12, Glasgow – John Dew from Crieff but now domiciled in Glasgow was the overall champion piper in the senior piping events held today at the Royal National Mòd in Glasgow. John won the Ceòl Mòr contest with the MSR going to Finlay Cameron. Archie Drennan won the Hornpipe […]

L-R: Sandy Grant Gordon, Hazel Whyte and Andy McCartney at last weekend's SWSPDA junior competitions.

SWSPDA solos’ success

By Iain Bell Cast your eye toward the above photo of Hazel Whyte, overall champion piper at the South West Scotland Piping & Drumming (SWSPDA) solo contest held on September 28 at Lockerbie. Hazel is pictured with fear an tighe, Andy McCartney and another, well-seasoned gentleman in a pullover. This […]

Angus MacColl Jnr., Tom Johnstone (SPA President) and John Patrick.

John Patrick wins SPA Knockout Heat 4

John Patrick, Stirlingshire won Heat 4 of the Scottish Pipers’ Association’s current Knockout contest. John, defeated Angus MacColl jnr. and goes through to the quarter finals next spring. The competition took place, as usual, at The National Piping Centre Otago Street, the former College of Piping, in the west end […]

Afternoon prizewinners at the Brechin solos yesterday.

Brechin results

A large entry took part in the annual City of Brechin Pipe Band solo piping competitions yesterday in the Angus, Scotland town. Results: Piobaireachd 15-18 Years – 1. Cameron May, Dillarburn; 2. Fraser Robson, Broughty Ferry; 3. Liam Brown, Johnshaven; 4. Brogan Townsley, Luncarty; 5. Lachlan Latto, Dundee; 6. Ben […]

McMichael overall at All Ireland

McMichael overall at All Ireland

Ashley McMichael, pictured right, was declared the All Ireland Champion Piper for 2019. The annual competition was held earlier today at Lusk National School, just outside Dublin. The Field Marshal Montgomery Pipe Band stalwart is a previous winner of the competition as well as the Northern Ireland Piper of the […]