Wilson, Easton, Rowe in the chips at Canterbury Silver Chanter

Published: October 28, 2016
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William Rowe and Stuart Easton with their Canterbury Society winnings.

Christchurch – October 22-23, 2016 – The Highland Society of Canterbury’s annual solo piping competitions over the New Zealand Labour Weekend saw William Rowe win the Silver Chanter for MSR, Stuart Easton scoop up the former winners and piobaireachd, and Greg Wilson take the other light music events to gain the overall trophy.

Silver Chanter MSR
1st William Rowe
2nd Angus Hawke
3rd Malcolm Galloway
4th James Wansink
Judges: Alastair Hanning, Iain Robertson, Vaughan Wheler

Former Winners Clasp MMSSRR
1st Stuart Easton
2nd Greg Wilson
3rd William Rowe
Judges: Alastair Hanning, Murray Mansfield, Stewart McKenzie

A-Grade
Piobaireachd
1st Stuart Easton
2nd Greg Wilson
3rd William Rowe
4th Richard Hawke
Judges: Alastair Hanning, Stewart McKenzie

2/4 March
1st Greg Wilson
2nd Richard Hawke
3rd Jamie Hawke
4th Stuart Easton
Judges: Alastair Hanning, Iain Robertson

Strathspey & Reel
1st Greg Wilson
2nd Liam Kernaghan
3rd William Rowe
4th Stuart Easton
Judges: Alastair Hanning, Iain Robertson

Hornpipe & Jig
1st Greg Wilson
2nd William Rowe
3rd Liam Kernaghan
4th George Mason
Judge: Murray Mansfield

 

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