May 31, 2002

Field Marshal Opens with an Eire Win

Malahide, Northern Ireland – May 11, 2002 – Northern Ireland’s Field Marshal Montgomery Pipe Band won in Ireland by besting St Lawrence O’Toole in Grade 1 at the 5th annual Malahide Festival of Piping and Drumming, held at Malahide Castle Grounds, County Dublin.

Upper Crossgare also started its season on a strong note in Grade 2, by taking the prize over Ballycoan, favoured by some to dominate the 2002 season.

Grade 1
1st Field Marshal Montgomery
2nd St Lawrence O’Toole
3rd Ravara
Drumming: Field Marshal Montgomery

Grade 2
1st Upper Crossgare
2nd Ballycoan
3rd Ballinderry Bridge
Drumming: Ballycoan


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