Third straight overall at Tomintoul for Greig Canning

Published: July 21, 2013
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Tomintoul, Scotland – July 20, 2013 – Greig Canning won his third straight McArthur Trophy for best overall at the Tomintoul Highland Games, in remote Banffshire. Only nine turned out for the senior solo piping, despite rare 29 degrees and sunshine.

Piobaireachd
1st Fraser Maitland
2nd Eddie Gaul
3rd Greig Canning
4th Alan Clark

March
1st Greig Canning
2nd Andy Hall
3rd Fraser Maitland
4th Alan Clark

Strathspey & Reel
1st Greig Canning
2nd Andy Hall
3rd Fraser Maitland
4th Alan Clark

Hornpipe & Jig
1st Greig Canning
2nd Alan Clark
3rd Andy hall
4th Eddie Gaul

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