Glenfiddich 2014 – Short Picture Gallery

     
Here are some shots from the livestreaming and from the hall at Saturday’s Glenfiddich Piping Championship.  Quality is a bit dubious on the internet and mobile phone shots, but the others show Stuart Liddell and Niall Stewart as they received their trophies.  For full results click here. For a critique on the day click here.

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Roderick MacLeod on his way to victory in the ceol mor with an outstanding Isabel MacKay
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No luck this time for former Glenfiddich winner Jack Lee
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On his way to glory…Stuart Liddell performing
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The stage in the Great Hall at Blair Castle, a magnificent setting for a piping competition
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First of the new boys…double Gold Medallist Douglas Murray managed a prize on his first visit to the Glenfiddich
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Second of the new boys…no prize for Gordon McCready but he gave a good account in both disciplines all the same
     
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A marvellous performance by Kyle’s Niall Stewart secured for him the MSR title against some extremely tough opposition
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Stuart Liddell receives the winner’s trophy in characteristically modest fashion

 

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Stuart receives the audience’s congratulations and those of organiser in chief, Liz Maxwell
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In a short speech Stuart paid tribute to the abilities of his fellow competitors
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Thank you Liz!
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Stuart acknowledges the crowd as he leaves the stage to thunderous applause