Mulhearn into the Stirling pounds

Published: July 31, 2011
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Stirling, Scotland – July 10, 2011 – John Mulhearn of Glasgow reaped the most rewards with a first and two seconds at the sunny and warm Stirling Highland Games.

Piobaireachd
1st John Mulhearn
2nd Derek Midgley, Glasgow
3rd Mael Sicard-Cras, Glasgow
4th Ross Forrest
5th Jenny Hazzard, Edinburgh

Judges: Hugh MacCallum, Ronnie McShannon

March
1st Craig Muirhead
2nd John Mulhearn
3rd Jenny Hazzard
4th Simon McKerrell, Newcastle
5th Alan Russell, Kelty, Scotland

Judges: Walter Cowan, Tom Speirs

Strathspey & Reel  
1st Simon McKerrell
2nd John Mulhearn
3rd Craig Muirhead
4th Jenny Hazzard
5th Alan Russell

Judges: Walter Cowan, Tom Speirs

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