Published: June 30, 2000

Peel Police Win Georgetown Games

Georgetown, Ontario – June 10, 2000 – The Peel Regional Police Pipe Band started its 2000 season on a strong note by winning the first contest of the year here today. Toronto Police finished second and Celtic Flair of Hamilton, Ontario, came in third.

The 78th Fraser Highlanders did not attend the Georgetown games, citing organizational problems with the event. (See story.)

Peel Police had a strong showing, with two first placings in piping, first in ensemble and second in drumming. Toronto Police were first in the drumming category.

In the Professional Piping events, Michael Grey of Toronto started his outdoor season well, taking two firsts and a second prize.

Grade 1 Bands
1st Peel Regional Police, 2nd Toronto Police, 3rd Celtic Flair, Drumming: Toronto Police

Professional Piping
Piobaireachd: 1st Andrew Berthoff, Toronto, (“The King’s Taxes”), 2nd Robert Crabtree, Toronto, (“Lament for the Dead”), 3rd Martyn Brown (“The Vaunting”)
March: 1st Ian MacDonald, Toronto, 2nd Michael Grey, 3rd Rob Crabtree
S/R: 1st Michael Grey, 2nd Ian MacDonald, 3rd Andrew Berthoff
Jig: 1st Michael Grey, 2nd Rob Crabtree, 3rd Ian MacDonald

Full results are obtainable at the Pipers & Pipe Band Society of Ontario‘s Web site.

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