Markinch goes to Canning

Published: June 2, 2013
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Markinch, Scotland – June 2, 2013 – About 12 pipers competed at the annual Markinch Highland Games. Greig Canning of Edinburgh emerged with the overall trophy with two second prizes.

Piobaireachd
1st Michael Elder, Auchtermuchty, Scotland
2nd Greig Canning
3rd George Stewart, Perth, Scotland
4th Robert Gray, Edinburgh

Judges: Jimmy Banks, Andrew Wright

MSR
1st George Stewart, Perth, Scotland
2nd Greig Canning
3rd Matt Wilson, Edinburgh
4th Ross Miller, Linlithgow, Scotland

Judges: Roderick Barron, Iain Duncan

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