Published: May 31, 2005

Scottish Champions: Field-Marshal Montgomery

Dumbarton, Scotland – May 21, 2005 – Field Marshal Montgomery won the Scottish Pipe Band Championship here today against a field of 13 other Grade 1 bands. Weather was sunny, with a high temperature of about 15 degrees.

Grade 1 (MSR)
1st Field-Marshal Montgomery (Ulster)
2nd House of Edgar-Shotts & Dykehead (Scotland)
3rd Strathclyde Police (Scotland)
4th ScottishPower (Scotland)
5th St. Laurence O’Toole (Ireland)
6th Boghall & Bathgate (Scotland)
Drumming: Shotts; Best Bass Section: Strathclyde Police
Judges: Dixie Ingram, Allan Ronaldson (piping); J. MacInnes (ensemble); W. Goodall (drumming).

Ravara, Grade 1 in 2004, won the Grade 2 contest, while Drambuie-Kirkliston, with its first-on draw, ended up second. The Grampian Police, which was also downgraded after the 2004 season, failed to make the Grade 2 list.

Grade 2 (Medley, 22 bands competed)
1st Ravara (Ulster)
2nd Drambuie-Kirkliston (Scotland)
3rd Torphichen & Bathgate (Scotland)
4th Tayside Police (Scotland)
5th Bucksburn & District (Scotland)
6th 52nd Lowland Regiment (Scotland)
Drumming: Torphichen
Judges: M. MacKenzie, Ian Roddick (piping); Joe Noble (ensemble); A. Steele (drumming).

Grade 3A
1st Strathclyde Fire Brigade (Scotland)
2nd Seven Towers (Ulster)
3rd Marlacoo (Ulster)
4th Coalburn IOR (Scotland)
5th Newross & District (Ireland)
6th City of Edinburgh (Scotland)
Drumming: Seven Towers
Judges: Trevor Dear, Harry McNulty (piping); Bob Shepherd (ensemble); W. Dunlop (drumming).

Grade 3B
1st Bo’ness (Scotland)
2nd Linlithgow (Scotland)
3rd Dunoon (Scotland)
4th Beeston
5th Williamwood
6th Annsborough
Drumming: Bo’ness
Judges: Trevor Dear, Harry McNulty (piping); Bob Shepherd (ensemble); W. Dunlop (drumming).

Juvenile
1st George Watson’s (Scotland)
2nd Kintyre Schools (Scotland)
3rd Lochgelly (Scotland)
4th Boghall & Bathgate (Scotland)
5th Bucksburn (Scotland)
6th: Dunoon Grammar (Scotland)
Drumming: George Watson’s
Judges: Dixie Ingram, Allan Ronaldson (piping); J. MacInnes (ensemble); W. Goodall (drumming).

Grade 4A
1st Rothesay (Scotland)
2nd Cumnock (Scotland)
3rd Wallacestone (Scotland)
4th Milngavie (Scotland)
5th Sgt. Walker Memorial
6th Tweedvale
Drumming: Wallacestone
Judges: Iain McLellan, Andrew Wright (piping); Denver Cardwell (ensemble); G. Craig (drumming).

Grade 4B
1st Welsh Piping Soc.
2nd Kirkaldy
3rd Strathclyde University
4th Troon Blackrock
5th Antrim
6th Clydebank
Drumming: Uddingston Strathclyde
Judges: Iain McLellan, Andrew Wright (piping); Denver Cardwell (ensemble); G. Craig (drumming).

Novice Juvenile
1st Troon Boys’ Brigade
2nd Royal Burgh of Stirling
3rd Kintyre Schools
4th Methill
5th Vale of Atholl
6th Craigmount High School
Drumming: George Watson’s
Judges: Dixie Ingram, Allan Ronaldson (piping); J. MacInnes (ensemble); D. Goodall (drumming).

p|d

What do you think? We always want to hear from our readers, so please use our comment 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.

Registration

Forgotten Password?