February 28, 2002

Greenlees enjoys big day at Duncan Johnstone Memorial

Glasgow – February 23, 2002 – Jonathan Greenlees of Northern Ireland emerged as the big winner of the annual Duncan Johnstone Memorial Competition for pipers graded B & C by the Competing Pipers Association in events held at the National Piping Centre.

Greenlees, a Field Marshal Montgomery member, won both the piobaireachd and MSR events and was third in the jig contest.

A strong entry of 32 turned the event into one of the premier lower-grade solo contests of the year, rivalled only by the Argyllshire Gathering and the Northern Meeting.

1st Jonathan Greenlees
2nd James Thomson
3rd Chris Armstrong
4th William Evans

A total of 29 pipers competed between two heats, with two from each heat playing in a final event. The judges were John MacDougall, Roddy MacLeod, William Morrison and Tom Spiers.

March, Strathspey & Reel
1st Jonathan Greenlees
2nd Alastair Dunn
3rd Donald MacKay
4th Ross Cowan
5th Glenn Harris

Thirty-two competed. Brian Donaldson and Stuart Shedden judged.

1st Simon McKerrell
2nd Ross Cowan
3rd Jonathan Greenlees

Judges: Tom Spiers, Brian Donaldson, Stuart Shedden



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