Published: July 31, 2005

Large entry at Antigonish

Antigonish, Nova Scotia – July 16-17, 2005 – A larger than average entry and large crowds descended on the Antigonish Highland Games and the Nova Scotia Pipe Band Championship to see Fredericton Society of St. Andrew win both Grade 2 contests and Bruce Gandy of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, take the overall title in the professional solo piping. The 78th Highlanders (Halifax) were the only Grade 1 band to attend.

Saturday results:

Grade 2 (MSR)
1st Fredericton Society of St. Andrew
2nd Dartmouth & District

Grade 3 (MSR)
1st Gaelic College
2nd Fredericton Junior
3rd Antigonish

Grade 4
1st Glengarry (Gr.4)
2nd Dartmouth & District (Gr.4)
3rd College of Piping

Grade 5
1st Dartmouth & District Junior (Gr.5)
2nd Fredericton Junior (Gr.5)
3rd Windsor Police (Gr.5)

Sunday results:

Grade 2
1st Fredericton Society of St. Andrew
2nd Dartmouth & District

Grade 3
1st Gaelic College
2nd Fredericton Junior
3rd Maritime Forces Pipes & Drums

Grade 4
1st Dartmouth & District
2nd College of Piping
3rd 78th Highlanders Halifax (Gr.4)

Grade 5
1st Windsor Police (Gr.5)

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