2012 British Champions: Field Marshal Montgomery

Published: June 30, 2012
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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)

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