Shotts throws down the gauntlet at Dunfermline

Published: May 24, 2014
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PrintDunfermline, Scotland – May 24, 2014 – Shotts & Dykehead Caledonia made a statement by winning at Dunfermline against ScottishPower, which finished second. Shotts has been in a rebuilding phase for the last two years, following the appointment of Ryan Canning as Pipe-Major. ScottishPower has established itself as an elite Grade 1 band, so the Shotts victory adds a new twist to the 2014 RSPBA Grade 1 season. Police Scotland Fife withdrew from the event.

Grade 1
1st Shotts & Dykehead Caledonia (2,2,1,1)
2nd ScottishPower (1,1,2,2)
Drumming: Shotts & Dykehead
Judges: Jim Campbell, Malcolm MacKenzie (piping); Peter Snaddon (ensemble); John McInnes (drumming)

Shotts & Dykehead at Dunfermline Games, May 24, 2014.

ScottishPower at Dunfermline Games, May 24, 2014

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