McCallum wins his eighth Springbank Invitational

Published: September 30, 2012
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Campbeltown, Scotland – September 15, 2012 – With a first in the MSR and a second in the Piobaireachd, Willie McCallum was the overall winner of the Springbank Invitational Solo Piping Competition for the eighth time in his career. Niall Stewart won the Piobaireachd, while Angus MacColl won the Hornpipe & Jig event, which is not counted towards the overall championship.  With efficient stewarding , there was very little time between competitors and hardly any tuning.

Piobaireachd
1st Niall Stewart, Kyle of Lochalsh, Scotland
2nd Willie McCallum, Bearsden, Scotland
3rd Angus MacColl, Benderloch, Scotland
4th Roddy MacLeod, Glasgow

MSR
1st Willie McCallum
2nd Stuart Liddell, Inveraray, Scotland
3rd Roddy MacLeod
4th Iain Speirs, Edinburgh

Hornpipe & Jig
1st Angus MacColl
2nd Roddy MacLeod
3rd Stuart Liddell
4th Gordon Walker, Galston, Scotland

Also competing but not in the prizes was Callum Beaumont, Bo’ness, Scotland.

The judges for the events were Iain MacFadyen, Iain Morrison and John Wilson.

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