2012 British Champions: Field Marshal Montgomery

Published: June 30, 2012
(Page 1 of 1)

Annan, Scotland – June 30, 2012 - Field Marshal Montgomery made it two for two in major 2012 championships, taking the British  in mainly dry and fairly warm conditions at Annan. Glasgow Skye continued its resurgence, winning the Grade 2 event. Once again, pipes|drums published the Grade 1 results as they were announced from the park.

Grade 1 (MSR, 16 competed)

1st Field Marshal Montgomery (2,1,2,1)

2nd ScottishPower (1,2,5,2)

3rd Inveraray & District (3,3,3,3)

4th Boghall & Bathgate Caledonia (4,5,1,4)

5th St. Laurence O’Toole (5,6,4,5)

6th Strathclyde Police (6,4,7,6)

Drumming: Boghall & Bathgate

Judges: William Garrett, John Moles (piping); Alistair Aitken (drumming); John MacInnes (ensemble)

 

Grade 2 (medley, 19 competed)

1st Glasgow Skye

2nd Denny & Dunipace Gleneagles

3rd Lomond & Clyde

4th Cullen

5th Buchan

6th Manor Cunningham

Drumming: Denny & Dunipace Gleneagles

Judges: Jim Campbell, Gordon Lawrie (piping); Ciaran Mordaunt (drumming); Bob Shepherd (ensemble)

VN:R_U [1.9.22_1171]
Rating: 5.0/5
VN:R_U [1.9.22_1171]
Rating: +3

THIS DAY IN HISTORY:
October 2, 2006pipes|drums launches.
MOST RECENT POST
  • Outlandish
    Tue, 30 Sep 2014
    To the general public, the sound of “the pipes” is increasingly becoming the sound of the uilleann pipes. Thanks to the film and TV industry’s ever-rising preference on original scores for Ireland’s bagpipe as the sound of anythin …
Read more »
UPCOMING EVENTS October 3, 2014Kiltsandmore Workshop for BagpiperKiltsandmore Hauptstrasse 74, 69242 in Mulhouse

October 10, 2014Andrew Hayes ConcertAlbany, New York

October 11, 2014Leinster Solo ChampionshipsPalmerstown, Co. Dublin

October 11, 2014Indianapolis Highland Games Solo Piping ContestIndianapolis, IN

October 11, 2014The Nicol-Brown Amateur Invitational Piping CompetitionAlbany, New York

TIP OF THE DAY
To ease the blowing-in period of a chanter reed, simply press the reed firmly in the lowest part of the blades between the finger and thumb until you feel both blades ease gently together. Continue to do this and keep blowing the reed until you find the reed giving an acceptible weight.
Tom McAllister, Jr.

FROM THE ARCHIVES