Celtic Inn Manawatu Wins New Zealand Championships Again
Napier, New Zealand, March 9, 2002 – The Celtic Inn Manawatu Scottish Pipe Band won its second consecutive New Zealand Nationals Pipe Band Championship in this architecturally historic city today, tipping the Dalewool Auckland & Districts Pipe Band.
Celtic Inn Manawatu won the medley event, while Dalewool Auckland & Districts took the march, strathspey & reel. Third and fourth place piping rankings for Auckland & Districts in the medley secured the big prize for Manawatu.
1st Celtic Inn Manawatu
2nd Dalewool Auckland & Districts
3rd New Zealand Police
4th Canterbury Caledonian Society
5th City of Wellington
1st Clayton RSL
2nd City of Invercargill Caledonian
3rd City of Auckland
4th Champions of Otago
5th Hamilton Caledonian Society
6th Christchurch Metropolitan
1st Hawthorn City
2nd Celtic Inn Manawatu
3rd St Andrew’s College
4th Southern City
5th John McGlashan College
6th City of Tauranga
1st Taupo & Districts
2nd City of Nelson
3rd Scotch College Adelaide
4th McAlpines North Canterbury
5th City of Rotorua
6th Canty Caledonian
(Results courtesy of Philip Mair.)
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