McCready has another great day at Aberdeen

Published: June 30, 2012
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Aberdeen, Scotland – June 17, 2012 - Gordon McCready of Renfrew, Scotland, had two firsts and a second in the light music events, while Breton-native Mael Sicard-Cras won the Piobaireachd at the annual Aberdeen Highland Games.

Piobaireachd
1st Mael Sicard-Cras
2nd Craig Martin
3rd David Wilton
4th Peter McAllister
5th Jonathan Greenlees
Judges: Norman Matheson, Duncan Watson

March
1st Gordon McCready
2nd David Wilton
3rd Craig Muirhead
4th Greig Canning
5th Greig Wilson

Strathspey & Reel
1st Gordon McCready
2nd David Wilton
3rd Greig Canning
4th Craig Muirhead
5th Jonathan Greenlees

Jig
1st Craig Muirhead
2nd Gordon McCready
3rd Greig Wilson
4th Jonathan Greenlees
5th Greig Canning
Judges for all light music events were James Hamilton and John MacDougall.

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