Published: May 31, 2008

Field Marshal takes Banbridge on ensemble preference

Banbridge, Northern Ireland – May 17, 2008 – Field Marshal Montgomery won the Grade 1 event at Banbridge, a new contest organized by the Northern Ireland branch of the RSPBA after the demise of the Malahide Festival competitions earlier in the year. The reigning World Championships beat St. Laurence O’Toole and that band’s two firsts in piping on an ensemble tie-breaker.

Grade 1
1st Field Marshal Montgomery
2nd St. Laurence O’Toole
3rd Ballycoan
4th Cullybackey
Drumming: Field Marshal
Judges: Winston Pollock, John Wilson (piping); Gordon Parkes (drumming); Trevor Dear (ensemble)

Grade 2
1st Ravara
2nd Killeen
3rd Seven Towers
4th Annsborough
Drumming: Ravara

 

Published: May 31, 2008

Field Marshal takes Banbridge on ensemble preference

Banbridge, Northern Ireland – May 17, 2008 – Field Marshal Montgomery won the Grade 1 event at Banbridge, a new contest organized by the Northern Ireland branch of the RSPBA after the demise of the Malahide Festival competitions earlier in the year. The reigning World Championships beat St. Laurence O’Toole and that band’s two firsts in piping on an ensemble tie-breaker. Grade 1 1st Field Marshal Montgomery 2nd St. Laurence O’Toole 3rd Ballycoan 4th Cullybackey Drumming: Field Marshal Judges: Winston Pollock, John Wilson (piping); Gordon Parkes (drumming); Trevor Dear (ensemble) Grade 2 1st Ravara 2nd Killeen 3rd Seven Towers 4th Annsborough Drumming: Ravara p|dWhat do you think? We always want to hear from our readers, so please use our comments system to provide your thoughts! Do you have competition results? Be sure to send them to pipes|drums. We can’t report what we don’t know about! Please remember to support the businesses that advertise and make the not-for-profit p|d possible.

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