Results from the Young Piper of the Year, Benbecula

The usual large entry for the Highlands and Islands Young Piper of the Year annual competition held yesterday in Linaclate School (Sgoil Lionacleit). Judges were Dr A MacDonald, P/M DJ MacIntyre, IM Morrison, W Morrison. Senior winner Jonathan Simpson and Under 18 winner Bobby Allen are pictured above.

Under 30 Ceol Mor
1 William Rowe
2 Andrew Hutton
3 Jonathan Simpson
4 Ross Millar

Under 30 March
1 Jonathan Simpson
2 Ryan Cupples-Menendez
3 Ross Millar
4 William Rowe


Don’t miss this wonderful recital of ceol mor, click on picture for more

Under 30 S&R
1 Jonathan Simpson
2 Ryan Cupples-Menendez
3 Ross Millar
4 William Rowe

Under 30 H&J
1 Ryan Cupples-Menendez
2 Angus MacPhee
3 Jonathan Simpson
4 Ross Millar



Open Chanter
1 Isabel Beaton
2 Aithne MacDougall

Novice Piping
1 Charles MacLennan
2 Fraser Lawrie
3 Caithidh MacLean

Under 18 Ceol Mor
1 Bobby Allen
2 Seumas Scullion
3 Archie MacLean

Prizewinners and their trophies

Under 18 March
1 Archie MacLean
2 Bobby Allen
3 Seumas Scullion

Under 18 S&R
1 Bobby Allen
2 Archie MacLean
3 Innes Scullion

Under 18 H&J
1 Bobby Allen
2 Seumas Scullion
3 Archie MacLean

Under 15 March
1 Hector Finlayson
2 Joseph Nicholson
3 Kevin Beaton

Under 15 S&R
1 Hector Finlayson
2 Joseph Nicholson
3 Calum Dunbar

Under 15 Jig
1 Kevin Beaton
2 Joseph Nicholson
3 Joshua Riley


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