September 30, 2009

Inverness Day 2: Liddell wins Clasp, HP&J; Henderson double B-Grade wins

Inverness, Scotland – September 4, 2009 – Stuart Liddell of Inveraray, Scotland, won the Clasp at the Northern Meeting and then followed his piobaireachd success with a win of the Hornpipe & Jig. His ceol mor and ceol beag talent, combined with his leadership of the Inveraray & District Pipe Band most certainly secure his name as one of history’s greatest all-round competitive Highland pipers. It was Liddell’s second Clasp, after his 2007 win.
Alastair Henderson of Dunoon, Scotland, enjoyed rare double wins in both the March and Strathspey & Reel in the B-Grade light music.
1st Stuart Liddell
2nd Roddy MacLeod, Glasgow
3rd Jack Lee, Surrey, British Columba
4th Murray Henderson, Kirriemuir, Scotland
5th Richard Hawke, New Zealand
Judges: John MacDougall, Iain MacFadyen, Iain Morrison
Grade-A Hornpipe & Jig
1st Stuart Liddell
2nd Roddy MacLeod
3rd Willie McCallum, Bearsden, Scotland
4th Alasdair Gillies, Pittsburgh
5th Angus MacColl, Benderloch, Scotland
Judges: Ian Duncan, George Lumsden, Jim McIntosh
B-Grade March
1st Alastair Henderson, Dunoon, Scotland
2nd Andrew Hall, Upmisnter, England
3rd Stuart Easton, New Zealnd
4th John Mulhearn, Troon, Scotland
5th Alastair Lee, Vancouver
Judges: Bruce Hitchings, Malcolm McRae, Ronnie McShannon
B-Grade Strathspey & Reel
1st Alastair Henderson, Dunoon, Scotland
2nd Alastair Lee, Vancouver
3rd Gavin Ferguson
4th John Mulhearn, Troon, Scotland
5th James Troy, Victoria, British Columbia
Judges: Iain MacLellan, Jim McGillivray, John Wilson
Stay tuned to pipes|drums for more results from Inverness as they become available.




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