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Boghall takes North Berwick G1

Boghall takes North Berwick G1

Updated with the full results: Scotland’s Boghall & Bathgate Caledonia won the Grade 1 competition at North Berwick today. St. Thomas Alumni of Houston, Texas took the Grade 2 title and placed third in Grade 1 when they played up in the MSR contest. Five Grade 1 bands withdrew. The […]

Wade's Park, Aberfeldy yesterday.

Aberfeldy, North Berwick still on

The Atholl & Breadalbane Gathering (Aberfeldy Show and Games) will go ahead tomorrow. The weather forecast for tomorrow in the area is for more rain. There is no pipe band competition at the agricultural show held in the Perthshire town but it hosts a solo piping competition. At last year’s […]

Russell overall at Ballater

Russell overall at Ballater

Ballater Highland Games took place in Monaltrie Park in the Aberdeenshire village today. RESULTS: Ceòl Mòr – 1. Allan Russell (pictured); 2. Greig Canning; 3. Anna Kummerlow; 4. Jonathon Simpson; 5. Jim Feeney; 6. Calum Brown.Judges: Ron Clark and Duncan Watson. March – 1. Allan Russell; 2. Calum Brown; 3. […]

Perth Games cancelled

Perth Games cancelled

Perth Highland Games, due to take place this Sunday (11th) has been cancelled. Organisers, the RSPBA’s Dundee, Perth and Angus, said the ground conditions are waterlogged at the Scone Palace site. Paul McAndrew, Chairman of the branch said in a statement: “Unfortunately, following a site visit this evening [Wednesday] with […]

John Dew.

Skye, Day 2: Dew and Muir prevail

The second day of the Skye Gathering saw John Dew from Crieff win the Kemble Star. Yesterday’s winner of the Dunvegan Medal, Sarah Muir from Campbeltown, won the Peter MacFarquhar Star. RESULTS: March (Kemble Star) – 1. John Dew (Duke of Roxburgh’s Farewell to Blackmount Forest, Pipe Major Roddy MacLeod […]

Shelter from the storm. Mark MacKenzie, William Geddes, Gordon Bruce and Gordon McCreadie seek shelter in the judges' booth this afternoon at Killin.

Results from Killin

Killin Highland Games took place today in the Stirlingshire village at the western end of Loch Tay, Scotland. The weather conditions were good and the heavens opened only when the last piper had left the boards. RESULTS: OpenCeòl Mòr – 1. Jonathan Simpson; 2. Gordon McCreadie; 3. Angus J. MacColl; […]

Muir wins 2019 Dunvegan Medal [updated]

Muir wins 2019 Dunvegan Medal [updated]

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 […]

L-R: Ian Duncan, RS MacDonald, Willie McCallum, Stuart Liddell and Fred-Morrison in Lorient today.

Morrison adds to Lorient success

Fred Morrison from Scotland rounded off a successful trip to Lorient today by winning the piobaireachd event. RESULTS – 1. Fred Morrison (Scarce of Fishing); 2. Nick Hudson; 3. Stuart Liddell; 4. Willie McCallum; 5. Andrew Carlisle. Morrison, who lives in Renfrewshire, won his 10th MacCrimmon Trophy in the early […]

A plethora of piping

A plethora of piping

The 16th Piping Live! – Glasgow International Piping Festival – kicks off this weekend. There is so much quality piping going on during this week, more than you can shake a wooden practice chanter at. The National Piping Centre’s bagpipe.news is an official media partner. Here is our pick of […]

Fred wins Lorient’s MacCrimmon Trophy

Fred wins Lorient’s MacCrimmon Trophy

The annual MacCrimmon Trophy, held at the annual Festival Interceltique de Lorient in Brittany, was won in the early hours of this morning by Fred Morrison for a record 12 10 times. His flawless performance meant judges, R. S. McDonald and Ian Duncan, had no difficulty deciding who was in […]