Scots Guards KO Result

P/M Jimmy Banks reports: Jonathon Simpson of Boghall & Bathgate Caledonia Pipe Band won our KO final yesterday beating Ben Duncan of the Army School. A huge audience of 70+ in the Guards Club at Haymarket. We had two really good performances. Each piper entertained us well. I had Ian McLellan, Walter Cowan and Jim Henderson as judges and they all endorsed Jonathon as a worthy winner on the day….

New South Wales Silver Chalice Results/ Scots Guards Knock Out

The New South Wales Pipers Society held their annual Silver Chalice competition last Saturday at what is considered a superb location, the Presbyterian Ladies College in Sydney, Australia. The contest was the strongest for a number of years with the ‘A’ grade entry of 10 competitors including pipers making the journey from interstate for the prestigious event. The guest piobaireachd judge was Brett Tidswell from Adelaide. Photo above shows: Garry Barker…

PP Ed's Blog: S Guards KO/ SPA Dates/ Tutor 1/ BB Jubilee/ Inverness Piping Society/ Alex Beaton

Lucky Jimmy Banks is off on a cruise so thanks to John Rae for sending the latest from the Scots Guards KO: ‘The winner of the knockout piping held at the Scots Guards Club, Edinburgh, on Sunday 26 November 2017 to a capacity crowd, was Dan Nevans who edged out Jamie Elder in a closely matched contest. ‘Dan goes through to the semi-finals along with Jonathan Simpson and Ben Duncan….

Scots Guards KO/ RU Brown, Australia (updated with full results)

Craig Sutherland won the popular Scots Guards Knockout competition held in the SG Club, Haymarket, Edinburgh, yesterday. In the audience led vote, Craig, from Pitlochry and pictured above, triumphed over Steven Gray, fresh from his success at the Highlands & Islands contest the day before. The SG KO was recorded by BBC Radio Scotland and will be broadcast on the ‘Pipeline’ show in the near future. Down in Australia Fiona…