Skye Gathering 2022 Results – Kemble Star March & S&R Added

James MacKenzie, Lewis, 2022 Dunvegan Medallist; picture Cailean Maclean

The annual, two-day Skye Gathering piping competitions began yesterday in Portree. Twenty-six entered for the Dunvegan Medal contest for which pipers have to submit four MacCrimmon tunes. Previous winners are excluded and play for the Col. Jock MacDonald Clasp to the medal. The winner of the 2022 medal was James MacKenzie, a former pupil of the late Iain Murdo Morrison. James played Rory MacLeod’s Lament. We will add to the lists below as we get the results.

Dunvegan Medal
1 James MacKenzie
2 Darach Urquhart, I Gave a Kiss to the King’s Hand
3 Greig Canning, Flame of Wrath
4 Steven Leask, Lament for MacLeod of Colbeck
5 Andrea Boyd, Patrick Og MacCrimmon’s Lament
Judges: A Forbes, A MacDonald, J Taylor

James with picturesque Portree Bay in the background

6/8 March
1 Finlay Cameron
2 William McCallum
3 James MacKenzie
4 Roderick MacLeod
5 Sarah Muir

H&J
1 Callum Beaumont
2 Finlay Cameron
3 Derek Midgley
4 Roderick MacLeod
5 Gordon McCready
Judge: J Wilson

Col. Jock MacDonald Clasp for former winners of the Dunvegan Medal
1 Callum Beaumont, Lament for the Earl of Antrim
2 Derek Midgley, Battle of Waternish
3 William McCallum, Lament for the Harp Tree


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Kemble Star March
1 Sarah Muir
2 William McCallum
3 Roderick MacLeod
4 Callum Beaumont
5 Finlay Cameron
6 Andrea Boyd

Peter MacFarquhar Star S&R
1 Roderick MacLeod
2 William McCallum
3 Sarah Muir
4 Callum Beaumont
5 Derek Midgley
6 Andrew Donlon

Champion Piper: Callum Beaumont

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