Argyllshire Gathering Places Announced for Gold & Silver Medals

Following meetings last weekend the pipers listed below have been granted a place to compete for The Highland Society of London Gold Medal and the Silver Medal at this year’s Argyllshire Gathering.

They are as follows (not in playing order):

ARGYLLSHIRE GATHERING GOLD MEDAL
1. Andrea Boyd, Canada
2. Glenn Brown
3. Gordon Bruce
4. Sandy Cameron
5. Andrew Carlisle, N Ireland
6. Jori Chisholm, USA
7. Cameron Drummond
8. Stuart Easton, NZ

King kiwi…….Stuart Easton, the 2017 Northern Meeting Silver Medallist. Stuart now progresses to the Gold

9. Jamie Forrester
10. William Geddes
11. Andrew Hayes, Canada
12. Alasdair Henderson
13. Nick Hudson, USA
14. Alastair Lee, Canada
15. Andrew Lee, Canada
16. Derek Midgley, USA
17. Gordon McCready
18. Cameron MacDougall
19. Donald MacPhee
20. Peter McCalister
21. James McHattie, Canada
22. Sean McKeown, Canada
23. Sarah Muir
24. Connor Sinclair
25. Innes Smith
26. James Troy, Canada

Reserves
1. Alan Russell
2. Matt MacIsaac
3. Angus MacColl jnr
4. Brendan Eade, NZ



ARGYLLSHIRE GATHERING SILVER MEDAL
1. Ursa Beckford, USA
2. Xavier Boderiou, Brittany
4. Greig Canning
5. Jason Craig, Australia
6. Mäel Sicard Cras, Brittany
7. Jacob Dicker, Canada
8. Andrew Donlan, USA
9. Ben Duncan
10. James Elder
11. Mike Fitzhenry
12. Alex Gandy, Canada
13. Edward Gaul
14. Andrew Hall, N Ireland
15. Zephan Knichel, USA
16. Anna Kummerlöw, Germany

Silver Medal contender Brian Lamond, Fife, playing at Pitlochry Games last summer

17. Brian Lamond
18. Steven Leask
19. Andrew Lewis
20. Ross McCrindle
21. Charles MacDonald
22. Ed MacIlwaine, Canada
23. Ben McClamrock, USA
24. Ashleigh McMichael, N Ireland
24. William Rowe, NZ
25. Lewis Russell
26. Darach Urquhart
27. Calum Wynd

Res
1. John McDonald
2. Andrew Douglas, USA

Competitions will take place in Oban on August 22 and 23. In the picture up top the 2017 Gold Medallist Craig Sutherland leads the march to the games with, to his left, MacGregor Memorial winner Lewis Russell, Silver Medallist Cameron MacDougall and Senior Piob winner Glenn Brown. In the past the Northern Meeting restricts its Gold and Silver Medal lists to 25. Names when we get them.