May 19, 2015

Benoni MacTalla takes Jeppe Gathering

Kensington, South Africa – May 16, 2015 – The third competition of the South African pipe band season took place at Jeppe High School for Boys as part of the school’s 125th year anniversary celebrations and the 60th year anniversary of the school pipe band. The winter weather was classic Highveld, and Benoni MacTalla continued its winning streak by taking both the MSR and the Medley events in the Grade 2 band contest. Transvaal Scottish’s drum corps remained at the top and is unbeaten so far. The Pipe Bands Association of Southern Africa welcomed the St. Johns College Pipe Band from Zimbabwe to the competition.

Benoni MacTalla at the 2015 Jeppe Gathering

Grade 2
1st Benoni MacTalla (1,1,3,1)
2nd Transvaal Scottish (3,2,1,2)
3rd African Skye (2,3,2,3)
Judges: Craig Herwil, Greg Lloyd (piping); Dewar van Dyk (drumming); Thomas Fuller (ensemble)

1st Benoni MacTalla (2,1,3,1) (ens. pref.)
2nd Transvaal Scottish (1,2,1,3)
3rd African Skye (3,3,2,2)
4th MacChamberlain Richmond Avenue (4,4,4,4)
Judges: Roger Davies, Geoff Irvine (piping); Dave Jeffrey (drumming); Adrian Haddow (ensemble)

Grade 3
1st Sandton Scottish
2nd Glen Allen
3rd SA Irish
4th Transvaal Scottish (Gr3)

Grade 4
1st African Skye (Gr4)
2nd Pretoria Highlanders
3rd Lyttelton Manor
4th De La Salle Combined

1st Pretoria Boys Juvenile
2nd Jeppe CBC Boksburg
3rd St Benedict’s Juvenile
4th St John’s (Zimbabwe) Juvenile

Novice Juvenile
1st Benoni Novice Juvenile
2nd St Benedict’s Novice Juvenile
3rd St John’s (Zimbabwe) Novice Juvenile
4th Cornwall Hill

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