March 31, 2006

Drummond, McRitchie come up big at Duncan Johnstone

Glasgow – March 25, 2006 – Don Neil MacRitchie and Cameron Drummond took the major first prizes at the annual Dunacan Johnstone Memorial Piping Competition at the National Piping Centre. The contest is reserved for pipers grade B and C by the Competing Pipers Association. The piobaireachd event was broken into two heats, and the top three from each heat played in the final.

Piobaireachd (final)
1st Don Neil MacRitchie
2nd Gavin Stewart
3rd Andrew Hall
4th Steve Watterson
5th Euan Dewer
6th Duncan Grant
Judges: Euan MacCrimmon, Stuart Shedden

Piobaireachd (heat A)
1st Gavin Stewart
2nd Don Neil MacRitchie
3rd Andrew Hall
4th Fraser Wylie
5th Brian Mulhearn
6th Fiona MacKay
Judges: Roddy MacLeod, Euan MacCrimmon

Piobaireachd (heat B)
1st Steve Watterson
2nd Euan Dewer
3rd Duncan Grant
4th David Wilton
5th Gareth Rudolph
6th Charles Noin
Judges: Stuart Shedden, Stuart Samson

1st Cameron Drummond
2nd Euan Dewar
3rd Ryan Canning
4th Steve Watterson
5th Gareth Rudolph
6th Andrew Hall
Judges: James Murray, Andrew Mathieson

1st Cameron Drummond
2nd Ryan Canning
3rd Stephen Cussen
4th Fiona Manson
5th Gordon Bruce
6th Mike Fitzhenry
Judges: Roddy MacLeod, Stuart Samson


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