Transvaal marches to Pretoria with another win

Published: June 18, 2013
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Pretoria, South Africa – June 15, 2013 – The Transvaal Scottish were overall winners at the Pretoria Boys Highland Gathering at Pretoria Boys High School, the second major championship of the South African season. “The Jocks were again the top-grade winners on a very hot winter’s day, winning the MSR and finishing second in the Medley, which African Skye won. In the MSR, there was a three-way tie for second, coming down to ensemble preference.

Grade 2
1st Transvaal Scottish (3,1,1,2)
2nd Benoni MacTalla (4,4,2,1)
3rd MacChamberlain Richmond Avenue (2,2,4,3)
4th African Skye (1,3,3,4)
5th 1 Medical Battalion (5,5,5,5)

1st African Skye (2,3,3,1)
2nd Transvaal Scottish (3,1,2,4)
3rd Benoni MacTalla (4,4,1,2)
4th MacChamberlain Richmond Avenue (1,2,5,3)
5th 1 Medical Battalion (5,5,4,5)

Grade 3
1st Sandton Scottish
2nd SA Irish
3rd African Skye Grade 3

Grade 4
1st Lyttelton Manor
2nd Knysna
3rd Pretoria Highlanders
4th Transvaal Scottish Grade 4
5th Benoni Grade 4

1st Benoni Juvenile
2nd St Benedict’s Juvenile
3rd Jeppe CBC Boksburg
4th Pretoria Boys Juvenile

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