Published: February 28, 2002

Greenlees Enjoys Big Day at Duncan Johnstone Memorial

Glasgow – February 23, 2002 – Jonathan Greenlees of Northern Ireland came away as the big winner in the annual Duncan Johnstone Memorial Competition for pipers graded B & C by the Competing Pipers Association in events held at the National Piping Centre.

Greenlees, a member of the Field Marshal Montgomery Pipe Band, won both the piobaireachd and MSR events, and was third in the jig contest.

A strong entry of 32 turned the event into one of the premier lower grade solo contests of the year, rivalled only by the Argyllshire Gathering and the Northern Meeting.

Piobaireachd
1st Jonathan Greenlees
2nd James Thomson
3rd Chris Armstrong
4th William Evans

A total of 29 pipers competed between two heats, with two from each heat playing in a final event. The judges were John MacDougall, Roddy MacLeod, William Morrison and Tom Spiers.

March, Strathspey & Reel
1st Jonathan Greenlees
2nd Alastair Dunn
3rd Donald MacKay
4th Ross Cowan
5th Glenn Harris

32 competed and Brian Donaldson and Stuart Shedden judged.

Jig
1st Simon McKerral
2nd Ross Cowan
3rd Jonathan Greenlees

Judges: Tom Spiers, Brian Donaldson, Stuart Shedden.

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