May 31, 2007

McCready, Fitzhenry prevail at Blair Atholl

Blair Atholl, Scotland – May 27, 2007 – The first outdoor solo piping competition of the Scottish season was at Blair Atholl, and an entry of more than 50 players ensured that the event went well into the evening. In the end, Gordon McCready (pictured, right) and Michael Fitzhenry were the biggest winners in the Open events.

Open Piobaireachd
1st Gordon McCready
2nd Allan Johnston, Glasgow
3rd Glenn Brown, Milton, Ontario
4th Jonathon Greenlees, Northern Ireland
5th Willie McIntyre, Edinburgh
6th Robert Barnes, Fife
Judges: Walter Drysdale, Norman Mathieson

Open MSR
1st Gordon McCready
2nd Michael Fitzhenry
3rd Margaret Dunn, Glasgow
4th Rory Grossart, Glasgow
5th Glenn Brown
6th James Murray, Fife
Judges: John MacDougall, Duncan MacDermid

Open Hornpipe & Jig
1st Michael Fitzhenry
2nd James Murray
3rd Ryan Canning, Glasgow
4th Robert Barnes
5th Margaret Dunn
6th Roddy Weir, Edinburgh
Judges: James Fraser, Sandy Spence

CPA Piobaireachd
1st Craig Sked, London
2nd Scott McKillop
3rd Steven Watterston
4th Michael Elder
5th Alex Gandy
Judges: Tom Speirs, Bruce Hitchings


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