FMM takes back All-Ireland Championship

Published: July 31, 2011
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Lisburn, Northern Ireland – July 2, 2011 - Field Marshal Montgomery gained the 2011 All-Ireland Championship, topping St. Laurence O’Toole on an MSR preference in beautiful conditions.

Grade 1
MSR
1st Field Marshal Montgomery (1,1,1,2)
2nd St. Laurence O’Toole (2,2,2,1)
3rd Cullybackey (3,3,3,3)

Judges: F. Connolly, W. Garrett (piping); David Clark (ensemble); Gordon Craig (drumming)

Medley
1st St. Laurence O’Toole (ensemble preference) (2,2,1,1)
2nd Field Marshal Montgomery (1,1,2,2)
3rd Cullybackey (3,3,3,3)

Judges: T. Sloane, J. Moles (piping); C. Mordaunt (ensemble); Gordon Parkes (drumming)

Grade 2
1st Seven Towers (1,2,1,1)
2nd Ravara (2,1,2,2)
3rd St. Finbarr’s (3,4,3,5)

Drumming: Seven Towers
Judges: T. Sloane, J. Moles (piping); C. Mordaunt (ensemble); Gordon Parkes (drumming)

Grade 3A
1st Manor Cunningham (2,1,1,1)
2nd Quinn Memorial (3,4,2,3)
3rd Raffrey (1,3,4,4)

Drumming: Manor Cunningham
Judges: F. Connolly, W. Garrett (piping); David Clark (ensemble); Gordon Craig (drumming)

Grade 3B
1st St. Laurence O’Toole (Gr3) (2,4,1,1)
2nd Moneygore (4,1,3,4)
3rd Matt Boyd Memorial (3,2,2,6)

Drumming: St. Laurence O’Toole
Judges: T. Sloane, J. Moles (piping); C. Mordaunt (ensemble); Gordon Parkes (drumming)

Grade 4A
1st Ballybriest (2,3,1,1)
2nd Thiepval Memorial Convoy (1,5,2,4)
3rd Upper Crossgare (4,4,3,3)

Drumming: Ballybriest
Judges: F. Connolly, W. Garrett (piping); David Clark (ensemble); Gordon Craig (drumming)

Grade 4B
1st Achill (1,1,1,2)
2nd Closkelt (3,6,4,1)
3rd Bellaghy (9,2,2,3)

Drumming: Closkelt
Judges: T. Sloane, J. Moles (piping); C. Mordaunt (ensemble); Gordon Parkes (drumming)

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