MacColl, Dunn, Liddell lock up Inveraray

Published: July 25, 2014
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Connor Sinclair competing in the B-Grade March event at Inveraray Games. [Photo: Inveraray Games]

Inveraray, Scotland – July 22, 2014 – The Inveraray Games are probably the most major of all non-indoor solo piping events in Scotland, and the 2014 edition drew the usual large entry, playing in dry and sunny conditions. Argyllshire pipers seemed to like the local contest. Angus MacColl of Benderloch, Scotland, Stuart Liddell of Inveraray and Margaret Dunn of Glasgow took home the top prizes in the top categories.

Premier & A-Grade Piobaireachd
1st Angus MacColl, “The End of the Great Bridge”
2nd Faye Henderson, “Donald Gruamach’s March”
3rd Callum Beaumont, “Lament for the Union”
4th Margaret Dunn, “Lady Margaret MacDonald Salute”
5th John Angus Smith, “Lament for Donald Duaghal MacKay”
6th Derek Midgley, “The Vaunting”
Judges: Stuart Shedden, Jack Taylor

A-Grade
March
1st Margaret Dunn
2nd Stuart Liddell
3rd Gordon Walker
4th Alasdair Henderson
5th Alan Russell
6th Callum Beaumont
Judges: Andrew Frater, Iain MacLellan,

Strathspey & Reel
1st Stuart Liddell
2nd Alasdair Henderson
3 Gavin Ferguson
4th Margaret Dunn
5th Finlay Johnston
6th Peter Hunt
Judges: Walter Cowan, Ronnie McShannon

B-Grade
Piobaireachd
1st Ben Duncan, “The Desperate Battle”
2nd Gavin Ferguson, “Duntrune’s Salute”
3rd Connor Sinclair, “Lament for Captain MacDougall”
4th Sandy Cameron, “Battle of Auldearn”
5th Ashley McMichael, “MacKay’s Banner”
6th George Stewart, “Too Long in this Condition”
Judges: Chris Armstrong, Alan Forbes, Colin MacLellan

March
1st Ben Duncan
2nd Callum Moffat
3rd David Shedden
4th Connor Sinclair
5th Chris Gray
6th Bradley Parker
Judges: Walter Cowan, Ronnie McShannon

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