Benbecula Young Piper of the Year (Complete Results with Tunes Played)

Young piper Bobby Allan continued his winning streak in his age group with his tenth win in a row. The judges for all Senior events were Iain Morrison and Willie Morrison. Open chanter judge was Pipe Major DJ MacIntyre and for Novice Piping was Dr Angus MacDonald. U15 & U18 Ceol Mor: Dr Angus,  U15 & U18 MSR: P/M DJ MacIntyre. U15 Jig Dr Angus & U18 H&J was both Dr Angus & P/M D J MacIntyre.

Seniors (30 years and under)
March
1. Steven Leask (The 91st at Moddar River)
2. Jonathon Simpson (Brae of Brecklett)
3. James MacKenzie (The Knightswood Ceilidh)
4. Ben Duncan (The Duchess of Edinburgh)

S&R
1. Jonathon Simpson (Blair Drummond/Willie Murray’s)
2. Steven Leask (Lady Loudon/John MacKechnie)
3. James MacKenzie (Stac Pollaidh/John Garroway)
4. Sarah Muir (Arniston Castle/Dr MacPhail’s Reel)

H&J
1. James MacKenzie (Duncan Johnstone/Bobs of Balmoral)
2. Jonathon Simpson (Dr MacInnes’ Fancy/Gold Ring)
3. Ross Miller (Raigmore/Rakes of Kildare)
4. Ashley MacDonald (The Piper’s Controversey/Skylarks Ascension)

Ceol Mor
1. James MacKenzie (Lament for the Iolaire)
2. Sarah Muir (Lament for Donald Duaghall MacKay)
3. Bobby Durning (Lament for the Earl of Antrim)
4. Steven Leask (The Big Spree)

Highlands and Islands Young Piper of the Year – James MacKenzie (Lewis)

Snr. and Jnr. winners at today’s Young Piper on Benbecula

U18 March
1. Angus MacPhee (Allan Dodd’s Farewell to Scotland)
2. Hamish Drennan (Tommy MacDonald of Barguillean)
3. Ciaran Kellet (South Hall)
4. Eosaph Caimbeul (Hugh Alexander Low of Tiree)

U18 S&R
1. Angus MacPhee (The Bob of Fettercairn/The Sheepwife)
2. Ciaran Kellet (Caberfeidh/Fiona MacLeod)
3. Eosaph Caimbeul (Clachnaharry/Jonnie MacDonald’s Reel)

U18 H&J
1. Angus MacPhee (Duncan Johnstone/The Hen’s March)
2. Ciaran Kellet (Pipe Major George Allan/The Judge’s Dilemma)
3. Eosaph Caimbeul (Jimmy Blue/John Patterson’s Mare)
4. Hamish Drennan (Duncan Johnstone/The Braes of Mellinish)

U18 Ceol Mor
1. Eosaph Caimbeul (The Viscount of Dundee)
2. Angus MacPhee (The Blind Piper’s Obstinacy)
3. Hamish Drennan (Grain in Hide Corn in Sack)
4. Seumas Scullion (The Lament for the Iolaire)


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U15 S&R
1. Bobby Allen (The Cameronian Rant/John Morrison of Assynt House)
2. Archie MacLean (Ewe Wi’ the Crookit Horn/John Morrison of Assynt House)
3. Laura Robertson (Highland Harry/The Sound of Sleat)
4. Eosaph Galbraith (Dornie Ferry/Major David Manson)

U15 Jig
1. Joseph Nicholson (The Mill in the Glen)
2. Archie MacLean (Donald MacLennan’s Tuning Phrase)
3. Bobby Allen (Dorothy MacCormick)
4. Innes Scullion (Donella Beaton)

U15 Ceol Mor
1. Bobby Allen (The Viscount of Dundee)
2. Archie MacLean (Tulloch Ard)
3. Eosaph Galbraith (Lament for Mary MacLeod)
4. Ruaraidh Drennan (Struan Robertson’s Salute)

Angus MacPhee and Bobby Allan

U15 March
1. Bobby Allen (Hugh Alexander Low of Tiree)
2. Archie MacLean (Major Manson at Clachantrushal)
3. Joseph Nicholson (Abercairney Highlanders)
4.  Kevin Beaton (The Clan MacColl)

Open Chanter
1. Mairead Galbraith (Donald MacLean’s Farewell to Oban)
2. Caitaidh MacLean (Captain Norman Orr Ewing)
3. Isabel Beaton (Captain Norman Orr Ewing)
4. Aithne MacDougall (Donald MacLean’s Farewell to Oban)

Novice Piping
1. Patrick MacMillan (The Atholl and Breadalbane Gathering)
2. Andra Monk (Captain Norman Orr Ewing)
3. Rachael Sinclair (Donald MacLennan of Rothesay)
4. Mairi MacDonald (Donald MacLean’s Farewell to Oban)


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