African Skye continues unbeaten at Broederstroom

Published: May 19, 2014
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AfricanSkye_logoBroederstroom, South Africa – May 17, 2014 – Another fine sunny day for the Celtic Fest in a somewhat challenging environment with high temperatures, swirling dust and tuning facilities very close to the main arena. African Skye remained unbeaten in Grade 2, with wins in the MSR and Medley, winning overall for the third consecutive contest. The Transvaal Scottish drum corps remained on top with their third win of the season.

Grade 2
Medley
1st African Skye (1,1,1,2)
2nd Transvaal Scottish (2,2,3,1)
3rd MacChamberlain Richmond Avenue (3,3,2,3)

MSR
1st African Skye (2,1,1,2)
2nd Transvaal Scottish (1,2,2,1)
3rd MacChamberlain Richmond Avenue (3,3,3,3)

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