Transvaal marches to Pretoria with another win

Published: June 18, 2013
(Page 1 of 1)

Pretoria, South Africa – June 15, 2013 - The Transvaal Scottish were overall winners at the Pretoria Boys Highland Gathering at Pretoria Boys High School, the second major championship of the South African season. “The Jocks were again the top-grade winners on a very hot winter’s day, winning the MSR and finishing second in the Medley, which African Skye won. In the MSR, there was a three-way tie for second, coming down to ensemble preference.

Grade 2
MSR
1st Transvaal Scottish (3,1,1,2)
2nd Benoni MacTalla (4,4,2,1)
3rd MacChamberlain Richmond Avenue (2,2,4,3)
4th African Skye (1,3,3,4)
5th 1 Medical Battalion (5,5,5,5)

Medley
1st African Skye (2,3,3,1)
2nd Transvaal Scottish (3,1,2,4)
3rd Benoni MacTalla (4,4,1,2)
4th MacChamberlain Richmond Avenue (1,2,5,3)
5th 1 Medical Battalion (5,5,4,5)

Grade 3
1st Sandton Scottish
2nd SA Irish
3rd African Skye Grade 3

Grade 4
1st Lyttelton Manor
2nd Knysna
3rd Pretoria Highlanders
4th Transvaal Scottish Grade 4
5th Benoni Grade 4

Juvenile
1st Benoni Juvenile
2nd St Benedict’s Juvenile
3rd Jeppe CBC Boksburg
4th Pretoria Boys Juvenile

VN:R_U [1.9.22_1171]
Rating: 0.0/5
VN:R_U [1.9.22_1171]
Rating: 0

THIS DAY IN HISTORY:
April 21, 1949Donald MacLeod’s “Knightswood Ceilidh” gets 3rd prize in composing contest. Hector MacLean wins with “The Knightswood Highlanders”.
MOST RECENT POST
  • Easy prizes, or challenging fun?
    Sun, 19 Apr 2015
    Play easy and boring music well, or play harder and interesting stuff and have more fun? It’s an age-old quandary for lower grade pipers and pipe bands. Almost every judge would say (over and over again), play tunes that your … Co …
Read more »
UPCOMING EVENTS April 25, 2015Atlantic Canada Piobaireachd ChallengeCollege of Piping, Summerside, PEI

April 25, 2015139th Anniversary Sacramento Valley Scottish Games and FestivalYolo County Fairgrounds * Woodland, CA

April 25, 2015Brandon Highland FestivalCrocus Plains High School, Brandon

May 2, 2015Savannah Scottish Games & Highland GatheringBethesda Academy 9520 Ferguson Avenue Savannah GA

May 2, 2015The LivingstoneHamilton, Ontario

TIP OF THE DAY
Mid-section players: When choosing tenor mallet covers, far too many sections fall into the trap ofselectingcolours that match their kit instead of what stands out against it. White covers work best every time and always attract attention from the viewer.
Scott Currie, SC Drumming, Uddingston, Scotland