February 28, 2001

Purves Wins Scottish Season’s First Solo Drumming Event

Bathgate, Scotland – February 10, 2001 – Brian Purves of the Grade 2 Chivas Regal Pipe Band won the first solo drumming competition of the Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association’s 2001 season at Bathgate Academy here today.

There was a strong turn-out of competitors and spectators at the event, with what was reportedly a high standard. The contest was sponsored and organized by the Torphichen & Bathgate Pipe Band.

1st Brian Purves, Chivas Regal
2nd George Walls, City of Glasgow
3rd Brian McComish, Boghall & Bathgate
4th Mick O’Neill, Newtongrange
5th Stuart Wilson, MacNaughton’s Vale of Atholl
6th David Sheridan, David Urquhart Travel


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