March 20, 2019

Moorabbin City Reigns at Grade 2 Victoria Championships

Geelong, Victoria – March 17 – Moorabbin City Pipe Band won the The Victoria Pipe Band Championships Grade 2 competition under newly appointed pipe-major Simon Blackshaw and leading drummer Daniel Staley.

With the retirement of P-M Ian Lyons after 20 years as leader, Moorabbin had few personnel changes and continues their historic trend of developing players locally.

Grade 2 (Combined MSR & Medley Events)
1st Moorabbin City
2nd Hawthorn City

Grade 3 (Combined MSR & Medley Events)
1st Scotch College, #1
2nd City of Melbourne
3rd Victoria Scottish

Grade 4 (Combined MSR and Medley – 11 bands competed)
1st Warmambool & District
2nd Haileybury Pipes & Drums
3rd Old Scotch P&D

Grade 4 (March Selection – 6 bands competed))
1st Haileybury Pipes & Drums
2nd Scotch College, #2
3rd Federation University

Novice A
1st Scotch College, #1
2nd Haileybury

Novice B
1st Scotch College, #2
2nd Ballarat Grammar

Judges for all events were:
Piping – Scott Nicholson, Andrew Sneddon, Sam Young, James Easdon
Drumming – Scott Mitchchell, Nick MacLeod
Ensemble – Nat Russell, Harold Gillespie




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