August 31, 2007

Field Marshal: 2007 Cowal Champions

Dunoon, Scotland – August 25, 2007 – Field Marshal Montgomery won the Cowal Pipe Band Championship under drizzly conditions. Culleybacky took Grade 2. The Grade 1 prizes were announced shortly before 8 pm Dunoon time.

Grade 1 (MSR)
1st Field Marshal Montgomery
2nd House of Edgar-Shotts & Dykehead
3rd Boghall & Bathgate
4th St. Laurence O’Toole
5th Strathclyde Police
6th ScottishPower
Drumming: 1st House of Edgar-Shotts & Dykehead, 2nd Boghall & Bathgate
Bass section: Shotts
Judges: K. Eller, A. Wright (piping); G. Craig (drumming); C. Mordaunt (ensemble)

Field Marshal Montgomery wrapped up the Champion of Champions prize. Boghall & Bathgate won the Champion of Champions Grade 1 Drumming award.

Grade 2 (medley)
1st Culleybacky
2nd Seven Towers
3rd Buchan
4th Torphichen & Bathgate
5th Phoenix Honda-Glasgow Skye
6th Dumfries & Galloway Constabulary
Drumming: 1st Culleybacky, Dumfies & Galloway
Judges: J. Hutcheon, J. Moles (piping); J. Kennedy (drumming); M. MacKenzie (ensemble)

Seven Towers was the Champion of Champions and Culleybacky won the Champion of Champions drumming in Grade 2.

Grade 3A (medley)
1st Williamwood
2nd MacKenzie Caledonian
3rd Pitlochry & Blair Atholl
4th Johnstone
5th Kintyre Schools
6th Beeston & District
Drumming: Johnstone

pipes|drums posted the results as they were announced.

In the solo piping held on August 24, results were scattered.

Grade-A Piobaireachd
1st Chris Armstrong, Glasgow
2nd Andrew Hayes, Ottawa
3rd John Angus Smith, London
4th Robert Barnes, Fife, Scotland
5th Jori Chisholm, Seattle
6th Gordon McCready, Renfrew, Scotland

Grade-A March
1st Alasdair Gillies, Pittsburgh
2nd Gordon Walker, Moscow, Scotland
3rd Ryan Canning, Glasgow
4th Andrew Hayes
5th John Angus Smith
6th Alan Russell, Kelty, Scotland

Grade-A Strathspey & Reel
1st Alan Russell
2nd Gordon Walker
3rd Alasdair Gillies
4th Chris Armstrong
5th Douglas Murray, Fife, Scotland
6th John Angus Smith

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