October 31, 2007

McLuckie rolls to South African Solo Drumming Championship

Bedfordview, South Africa – October 13, 2007 – The Pipe Band Association of South Africa’s African Solo Drumming Championships were held at St. Benedict’s College and Gareth McLuckie took home the big prize of the day. McLuckie was a member of the House of Edgar-Shotts & Dykehead Pipe Band in 2005 and ’06. Second-place winner Gary Potter plays with the ScottishPower Pipe Band, but lives in South Africa.

Open Snare Drumming (MSR, South African Championship)
1st Gareth McLuckie
2nd Gary Potter
3rd Anthony Evans
4th Mark Gouvea
5th Matthew Buttle
6th David Oosthuizen
7th Wayne Smythe
Judges Richard Dockerill, Dave Jeffrey

 PBASA President, Rory Bellingan, presents the RSG Champion Open Drummer Trophy to Gareth McLuckie.

Junior Snare Drumming (MSR)
1st Dylan Jones
2nd Judd van den Bergh
3rd Callaghn Soligram
4th Jennifer Austin

Novice Snare Drumming
1st Theo van Wyk
2nd Seamus Lindsay
3rd Rahul Rajcoomar

1st Theo van Wyk
2nd Rahul Rajcoomar
3rd Seamus Lindsay

1st Theo van Wyk
2nd Seamus Lindsay
3rd Jerry Lee
4th Rahul Rajcoomar
5th Maryka Griesel

Drum Pad
1st Morag Brown
2nd Jarek Khun
3rd Duncan Buchanan
4th Callum Leesam
5th Matthew Hutchinson

Open Tenor Drumming
1st Mariette de Jager

Junior Tenor Drumming
1st Genna Smillie
2nd Timothy Hastie
3rd Michelle Smidt
4th Corbin Soligram


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