Field Marshal Montgomery: 2012 Scottish Champions

Published: May 31, 2012
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Dumbarton, Scotland – May 19, 2012 – Field Marshal Montgomery of Northern Ireland got the 2012 season of major championship off to a strong start with a win at the Scottish, held at Levingrove Park in cold but dry conditions.

Grade 1 (medley, 16 competed)

1st Field Marshal Montgomery

2nd ScottishPower

3rd Inveraray & District

4th Strathclyde Police

5th St. Laurence O’Toole

6th Boghall & Bathgate Caledonia

Drumming: Shotts

Judges: John Wilson, Iain Wood (piping); David Brown (drumming); Trevor Dear (ensemble)

 

Grade 2 (MSR, 16 competed)

1st Glasgow Skye

2nd Denny & Dunipace Gleneagles

3rd Buchan

4th Lomond & Clyde

5th Oban

6th Howard Memorial

Drumming: Denny & Dunipace Gleneagles

Judges: Ronnie McShannon, Alan Ronaldson (piping); W. Goodall (drumming); Denver Cardwell (ensemble)

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