October 31, 2007

McCallum, MacColl: Mod Medallists

Willie McCallum, Bearsden, Scotland, overall winner at the 2007 Royal National Mod.Lochaber, Scotland – October 13, 2007 – The annual Royal National Mod was this year held in Lochaber, and Willie McCallum of Bearsden, Scotland, and Angus MacColl of Benderloch, Scotland, were most successful on the day, with McCallum winning the aggregate trophy determined by Piobaireachd and MSR success.

1st Willie McCallum, “Lachlan MacNeill Campbell of Kintarbert’s Fancy” (£300)
2nd Gordon Walker, Galston, Scotland, “Lament for the Earl of Antrim” (£200)
3rd Angus MacColl, “The Red Speckled Bull” (£100)
4th Niall Stewart, Kyle of Lochalsh, Scotland, “Lament for Donald Duaghal MacKay” (£50)
Judges: Iain MacFadyen, John Wilson

1st Angus MacColl (£300)
2nd Gordon Walker (£200)
3rd Willie McCallum (£100)
4th Peter Hunt, Glasgow (£50)
Judges: Jimmy Banks, Ian Duncan

Hornpipe & Jig
1st Angus MacColl (£100)
2nd Willie McCallum (£75)
3rd Roddy Weir, Edinburgh (£50)
Judges: Iain MacFadyen, John Wilson


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