Cameron Drummond getting Uist to success

Published: July 19, 2013
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South Uist – July 18, 2013 - The traditional South Uist Games went on as they have for more than 100 years on the idyllic Hebridean island on Scotland’s western reaches. Cameron Drummond was steadiest, with three second-prizes and a win in the Jig.

Piobaireachd
1st Decker Forrest
2nd Cameron Drummond
3rd Greig Canning

March
1st Jamie Forrester
2nd Cameron Drummond
3rd Derek Midgley
4th Matt Wilson
5th Greg Canning

Strathspey & Reel
1st Matt Wilson
2nd Cameron Drummond
3rd Derek Midgley
4th James MacPhee
5th Decker Forrest

Jig
1st Cameron Drummond
2nd Decker Forrest
3rd Fiona MacLean
4th Greig Canning

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