Published: August 31, 2005

Drambuie in the Grade 1 prizes at North Berwick

North Berwick, Scotland – August 6, 2005 – The Grade 2 Drambuie-Kirkliston Pipe Band beat two Grade 1 bands at North Berwick in noth the medley and MSR contests, which was open to both grades. Boghall & Bathgate Caledonia won the medley and Alberta Caledonian, which was out of the medley prizes, won the MSR. In the solo piping, Brian Donaldson of Fife won both events in a contest that saw 16 compete to an extremely high standard.

Grade 1 (medley)
1st Boghall & Bathgate Caledonia
2nd Manawatu (New Zealand)
3rd Lothian & Borders Police
4th Drambuie-Kirkliston
Drumming: Boghall & Bathgate

Grade 1 (MSR)
1st Alberta Caledonia
2nd Manawatu (New Zealand)
3rd Lothian & Borders Police
4th Drambuie-Kirkliston
Drumming: Alberta Caledonia

Grade 2
1st Drambuie-Kirkliston
2nd City of Regina (Canada)
3rd 1st Battalion The Highlanders
4th Grandfather Mountain (USA)
Drumming: Lanarkshire

Grade 3
1st Hamilton Police (Canada)
2nd Coalbrun IOR
3rd Grandfather Mountain (USA)
4th Tyne & Wear
Drumming: Hamilton Police

Solo Piping
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1st P-M Brian Donaldson (£300)
2nd Glenn Brown (£200)
3rd Colin MacLellan, Edinburgh (£150)
4th James Beaumont, Bo’ness, Scotland (£100)
Judges: James Burnet, Tom Speirs

MSR
1st P-M Brian Donaldson (£300)
2nd John Angus Smith, Glasgow (£200)
3rd Ross McCrindle (£150)
4th Simon Marshall (£100)
Judges: Hugh MacCallum, William Morrison

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