Cupar prizes scattered

Published: June 9, 2013
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Cupar, Scotland – June 8, 2013 - A hot and sunny day greeted 16 contestants in the senior solo piping at the annual Cupar Highland Games. Results were mixed, but Alan Russell had the most success in the light music, while Greig Canning took the Piobaireachd.

Piobaireachd
1st Greig canning
2nd Jamie Forrester
3rd Eddie Gaul
4th Colin Campbell

Judges: Jack Taylor, Andrew Wright

March
1st Alan Russell
2nd Greig Wilson
3rd Steven Gray
4th Greig Canning
5th Craig Muirhead
6th James Gore

Strathspey & Reel
1st Steven Gray
2nd Alan Russell
3rd Jamie Forrester
4th Greig Wilson
5th Greig canning
6th James Gore

Jig
1st Alan Russell
2nd Steven Gray
3rd Greig Canning
4th Donald MacLeod
5th Craig Muirhead
6th Jamie Forrester

Judges for all light music: Jimmy Banks, Ian Duncan

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