August 31, 2003

Walker, Armstrong Solid at Cowal Solo Events

Dunoon, Scotland – August 29, 2003 – The traditional solo piping events at the Coawl Gathering were held above the games field with a good entry from B and C Grade pipers espcially. Twelve played in the A Grade events, while some 35 turned out for the B and C contests. Gordon Walker of Kilmarnock, Scotland, and Chris Armstrong of Bathgate, Scotland, took the big awards.

Grade A Piobaireachd
1st Chris Armstrong
2nd Robert Watt, Northern Ireland
3rd Donald MacPhee, Alexandria, Scotland

A Grade March
1st Gordon Walker
2nd Chris Armstrong
3rd Gordon MacLean, Cowie, Scotland

A Grade Strathspey & Reel
1st Gordon Walker
2nd Douglas Murray, Cupar, Scotland
3rd Alan J.M. MacDonald, Glasgow

B Grade Piobaireachd
1st Neil Smith, Bridge of Weir, Scotland
2nd Andrea Boyd, Glasgow
3rd Callum Beaumont, Bo’ness, Scotland

B Grade March
1st Hamish Munro, Lhanbyde, Scotland
2nd Douglas Campbell
3rd William Geddes

B Grade Strathspey & Reel
1st William Geddes
2nd Matt Turnbull
3rd Andrea Boyd


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