July 31, 2010

MacRae wins Maxville Gold Medal

Maxville, Ontario – July 30, 2010 – Doug MacRae of London, Ontario won the Piobaireachd Society Gold Medal (Canada) today at the Glengarry Highland Games, an event held separately from the PPBSO-sanctioned competitions. The Bar to the Medal, reserved for winners of the Gold Medal, including the current year, was won by Bruce Gandy of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.

Gold Medal (16 competed)
1st Doug MacRae, “The Battle of the Pass of Crieff”
2nd Robbie Beaton, New York, “The End of the Great Bridge”
3rd Andy Rogers, Fredericton, New Brunswick, “Beloved Scotland”
4th Alan Clarke, Ottawa, Ontario,  “Clan Chattan’s Gathering”
5th Elizabeth Sheridan, Oakville, Ontario, “MacNeill of Barra’s March”

Bar to the Medal (eight competed)
1st Bruce Gandy, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, “The Big Spree”
2nd Ian K. MacDonald, Whitby, Ontario, “Craigelachie”
3rd Alex Gandy, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, “MacCrimmon’s Sweetheart”

Bill Livingstone judged both events.




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