July 31, 2007

FMM wins European Championship

Inverness, Scotland – July 28, 2007 – Field Marshal Montgomery of Belfast survived a fourth in drumming and a third in piping to take home the European Pipe Band Championship at Bught Park under very wet and muddy conditions cloudy and a high of 15. The victory puts FMM ahead in the 2007 Champion of Champions table.

pipes|drums posted the result Grade 1 and Grade 2 results as they were announced on the field.

Grade 1 (medley, 13 competed)
1st Field Marshal Montgomery
2nd Strathclyde Police
3rd House of Edgar-Shotts & Dykehead
4th Boghall & Bathgate Caledonia
5th St. Laurence O’Toole
6th Robert Wiseman Dairies-Vale of Atholl
Drumming: Strathclyde Police
Judges: T. Sloan, A. Moles (piping); J. Noble (drumming); T. Dear (ensemble)

Grade 2 (MSR, 19 competed)
1st Seven Towers
2nd Killeen
3rd Dumfries & Galloway Constabulary
4th Torphichen & Bathgate
5th Buchan
6th Phoenix Honda-Glasgow Skye
Drumming: Torphichen
Judges: W. Pollock, I. Roddick (piping); A. Dowling (drumming); A. Aitken (ensemble)

Grade 3A (medley)
1st Annsborough
2nd Johnstone
3rd Dornoch
4th University of Strathclyde
5th Beeston & District
6th Royal Burgh of Annan
Drumming: Beeston
Judges: P. Snadden, A. Lawrie (piping); J. Hutton (drumming); J. MacInnes (ensemble)


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