Wilson and MacLeod Take Top Prizes at Mod
Dunoon, Scotland – October 14, 2000 – Scotland’s annual National Mod was held here today, with piping contests taking a temporary spotlight in the midst of Gaelic singing competitions.
Greg Wilson of Falkirk, Scotland, threw down a ceol mor gauntlet by winning the piobaireachd event, while Roddy MacLeod of Glasgow, Scotland, took the March, Strathpsey & Reel. In August of this year Wilson won the Silver Chanter and the Dunvegan Medal at Skye.
1st Greg Wilson, “Craigellachie”
2nd Colin MacLellan, Glasgow, “MacLeod of Colbeck’s Lament”
3rd Gordon Walker, Glasgow, “Lament for MacSwan of Roaig”
4th Pipe Major Stuart Samson, The Highlanders, “Lament for Captain MacDougall”
Judges: Malcolm MacRae, Angus J. MacLellan
1st Roddy MacLeod
2nd Willie McCallum, Bearsden, Scotland
3rd Pipe Major Stuart Samson
4th Gordon Walker
Judges: Walter Drysdale, Ronald Lawrie
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