Angus MacColl overall Metro Cup winner

Published: February 29, 2012

Newark, New Jersey – February 18, 2012 – The overall winner of the 2012 Metro Cup Solo Piping Championship was Angus MacColl of Benderloch, Scotland, who was first in the Piobaireachd event and fourth in the Medley, which was won by Willie McCallum of Bearsden, Scotland. MacColl was tied with Stuart Liddell, Inveraray, Scotland, and Alex Gandy, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, but gained the prize with a Piobaireachd preference. The competition is organizaed by the Metro New York Branch of the Eastern United States Pipe Band Association.

Piobaireachd
1st Angus MacColl
2nd Stuart Liddell
3rd Alex Gandy
4th Chris Armstrong, Airth, Scotland
5th Bruce Gandy, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
6th Bobby Durning, Milltown, New Jersey
7th Gordon Walker, Galston, Scotland

Medley
1st Willie McCallum
2nd Alex Gandy
3rd Stuart Liddell
4th Angus MacColl
5th Gordon Walker
6th Chris Armstrong
7th Dan Lyden, Timonium, Maryland

Earlier in the day, Ben Reid of Port Dover, Ontario, won both events of the amateur section to take the overall prize in the Pipe-Major George M. Bell Amateur Championship.

Piobaireachd
1st Ben Reid
2nd Sean Poyntz
3rd John Frater

MSR (Tommy Brancella Memorial)
1st Ben Reid
2nd Sean Poyntz
3rd Sean Regan

All events were judged by Ian Duncan, Scot Walker and Robert Wallace.

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