Published: January 26, 2019

Kernaghan takes overall at Turakina NZ Solo Championship

Liam Kernaghan [Photo: Alister Sinclair]
Turakina, New Zealand – January 26, 2019 – Liam Kernaghan of Wellington was the overall winner at the New Zealand Solo Piping Championship held at the 155th annual Turakina Highland Games. Kernaghan achieved the feat with two seconds and a first in the Hornpipe & Jig. The games had a strong turnout, with several thousand listeners attending.

Piobaireachd
1st George Mason, “Lament for the Union”
2nd Liam Kernaghan, “Rory McLoude’s Lament”
3rd Stuart Easton, “The Daughter’s Lament”
Judges: Iain Hines, Greg Wilson

New Zealand Championship
March
1st Stuart Easton, Palmerston North, New Zealand
2nd Liam Kernaghan
3rd Campbell Wilson, Christchurch
4th Brendon Eade,

Strathspey & Reel
1st Stuart Easton
2nd Liam Kernaghan
3rd Sebastian George
Judges: Bain McGregor, Andrew Roach

Hornpipe & Jig
1st Liam Kernaghan
2nd Stuart Easton
3rd Brendon Eade
4th Jordan Johnson
Judges: Richard Hawke. Brian Switalla

 

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