January 31, 2008

Photos added: Carlisle wins second annual Gordon Duncan Memorial

Andrew Carlisle accepts the 2008 Gordon Duncan Memorial trophy from the late piper's father, Jock Duncan. [Photo: Owen Nash]January 26, 2008 – Glasgow – Andrew Carlisle of Northern Ireland (pictured right) won the second annual Gordon Duncan Memorial Invitational Solo Piping Competition, held before a large crowd at the Central Hotel as part of the Celtic Connections festival. Carlisle had the most overall points across the Irish, Scottish and Breton events.

1st Willie McCallum, Bearsden, Scotland
2nd Andrew Carlisle
3rd Roddy MacLeod, Glasgow
Judges: Ian Duncan, Iain MacLellan

1st Xavier Boderiou, Brittany
2nd Alexis Meunier, Brittany
3rd Sylvain Hamon, Brittany
Judges: Jackie Pincet, Pierre Gallais

1st Andrew Carlisle
2nd Alexis Meunier
3rd Roddy MacLeod
Judges: Kenny Stewart, Harry Stevenson

 Xavier Boderiou, winner of the Breton section, Andrew Carlisle, winner of the Irish, and Willie McCallum, winner of the Scottish with their trophies from the 2008 Gordon Duncan Memorial. [Photo: Owen Nash]
Also competing but not in the prizes were Ryan Canning, Glasgow, Simon McKerrell, Edinburgh, and Alen Tully, Dublin.

All proceeds from the event go to the Gordon Duncan Memorial Trust.




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