July 31, 2004

European Champions 2004: Field Marshal Montgomery

Lisburn, Northern Ireland – July 31, 2004 – The 2004 European Pipe Band Championships went to local favourites Field Marshal Montgomery, with St. Laurence O’Toole, from the Republic of Ireland, taking a strong second.

Grade 2 was won by Ulster’s Balinderry Bridge, breaking Drambuie-Kirkliston’s succession of major wins in 2004.

Grade 1
1st Field Marshal Montgomery (Ulster)
2nd St. Laurence O’Toole (Ireland)
3rd House of Edgar-Shotts & Dykehead (Scotland)
4th Strathclyde Police (Scotland)
5th Clan Gregor (Scotland)
6th ScottishPower (Scotland)
Drumming: Field Marshal
Judges: I. Roddick, G. Shepherd (piping); D. Cardwell (ensemble); H. Russell (drumming

Grade 2
1st Balinderry Bridge (Ulster)
2nd Drambuie-Kirkliston
3rd Cullybacky (Ulster)
4th Killadeas (Ulster)
5th Royal Scots Dragoon Guards
6th Upper Crossgare (Ulster)
Drumming: Cullybacky
Judges: H. McNulty, I. MacLellan (piping); I. Mathieson (ensemble); L. Geddes (drumming)


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