Published: May 31, 2006

Boghall wins Bathgate

Bathgate, Scotland – May 27, 2006 – Local favourites, Boghall & Bathgate Caledonia, won the Grade 1 contest at the Bathgate Highland Games in wet, frigid conditions. In the solo piping competitions, Gordon McReady of Renfrew, Scotland, and Gavin Walker, Cowie, Scotland, took the firsts.

Grade 1

1st Boghall & Bathgate
2nd Dysart & Dundonald
3rd Lothian & Borders Police
Drumming: Boghall & Bathgate
Judges: Peter Snaddon, piping; Gordon Craig, drumming

Grade 2
1st Torphichen & Bathgate
2nd 52nd Lowand Regiment
3rd North Lanarkshire
Drumming: Torphichen
Judges: Robert Mathieson, piping; David Brown, drumming

Solo Piping

1st Gavin Walker
2nd Alan Johsntone, 40th Regt Royal Artillery
3rd Gordon McReady
Judge: Tom Speirs

1st Gordon McReady
2nd Calum Beaumont, Bo’ness, Scotland
3rd Alan Johnstone
Judge: Jimmy Banks


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