Midgley swarms warm North Uist

Published: July 23, 2013
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Tigharry, North Uist, Scotland – July 19, 2013 - New Jersey native Derek Midgley was the overall winner against 13 other solo pipers at the annual North Uist Highland Games in warm and sunny weather.

Piobaireachd
1st Derek Midgley, “The Vaunting”
2nd Nick Hudson, “I Got a Kiss of the King’s Hand”
3rd Cameron Drummond, “The Unjust Incarceration”
4th Liz Cherry, “Lament for MacSwan of Roaig”

March
1st Connor Sinclair
2nd Derek Midgley
3rd Cameron Drummond
4th Jamie Forrester

Strathspey & Reel
1st Jamie Forrester
2nd Connor Sinclair
3rd Nick Hudson
4th Fiona McKay

Jig
1st Derek Midgley
2nd Jamie Forrester
3rd Decker Forrest
4th Cameron Drummond

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  1. gramps

    A nice piece of wordplay but as I remember there was nothing nice about the bloody midges. Try our cottage country in June for a reminder. Cheers.

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