Good at it, Geddes, at Markinch

Published: June 1, 2014
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Markinch, Scotland – June 1, 2014 – William Geddes won both events in the open senior solo piping at the annual Markinch Highland Games against a relatively small turnout of contestants.

Piobaireachd
1st William Geddes
2nd Greig Canning
3rd Craig Muirhead
4th George Stewart
Judges: Andrew Frater, Andrew Wright

MSR
1st William Geddes
2nd George Stewart
3rd Greig Wilson
4th Greig Canning
Judges: Roderick Barron, Ian Duncan

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