Clean British Columbia sweep of top Oban piobaireachd events: Bevan Takes Gold, Lee Sr., Troy Silver

Published: August 21, 2013
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Oban, Scotland – August 21, 2013 - The three major piobaireachd awards at the 2013 Argyllshire Gathering were each won by pipers from British Columbia, Canada, as Alan Bevan took the Gold Medal, Jack Lee the Senior and James P. Troy the Silver Medal in a historic sweep at the Oban competition. It was Lee’s second win of the Senior Piobaireachd, while Bevan added the Argyllshire Gathering Gold Medal to the Northern Meeting equivalent that he won in 2008.

Highland Society of London Gold Medal
1st Alan Bevan, Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada, “The Young Laird of Dugallon’s Salute”
2nd Douglas Muurray, Cupar, Scotland, “Kinlochmoidart No 2″
3rd Innes Smith, Bridge of Allan, Scotland, “Nameless”
4th Andrew Bonar, Vancouver, “Nameless”
5th Fiona Manson, Glasgow, “Clanranald’s Salute”
Judges: Patricia Henderson, Ronnie McShannon, Bill Wotherspoon

Senior Piobaireachd
1st Jack Lee, “Lady MacDonald’s Lament”
2nd Bruce Gandy, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
3rd Alastair Dunn, Glasgow
4th Callum Beaumont, Glasgow
5th Gordon Walker, Moscow, Scotland
Judges: John MacDougall, Stuart Shedden, Jack Taylor

Senior Piobaireachd
1st Jack Lee, “Lady MacDonald’s Lament”
2nd Bruce Gandy, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
3rd Alastair Dunn, Glasgow
4th Callum Beaumont, Glasgow
5th Gordon Walker, Moscow, Scotland
Judges: John MacDougall, Stuart Shedden, Jack Taylor

Silver Medal
1st James P. Troy, “Melbank’s Salute”
2nd Alasdair Henderson, “Fair Honey”
3rd Jamie Forrester, “Grain in Hides and Corn in Sacks”
4th Darach Urquhart, “The Parading of the MacDonalds”
5th Graham Drummond, “All the Old Men Paid Rent But Rory”
Judges: Robert Wallace, Bob Worrall, Andrew Wright

Macgregor Memorial Piobaireachd
1st Sandy Cameron, Roy Bridge, Scotland
2nd Taylor Townsley, Airdrie, Scotland
3rd Steven Leask, Irvine, Scotland
4th Scott Barrie, Maybole, Scotland

Silver Star MSR
1st Stuart Liddell
2nd Willie McCallum
3rd Jack Lee
4th Angus MacColl
5th Roddy MacLeod

Stay tuned to pipes|drums for more results from the 2013 Argyllshire Gathering as they are made available.

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  1. gramps

    With all due respect to the land of my birth, do no you think we Canucks are getting the hang of this whole thing. Cheers.

  2. Doc

    I too, would like to add my congratulations for these remarkable performances from our BC colleagues. Great talent and a lot of hard work and dedication to their craft! Enjoy your success, it is well earned. Doc

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