Results from Today’s European Pipe Band Championships

Forres hosted its final European Pipe Band Championships today in a sun-drenched Grant Park. It was an outstanding day for Inveraray, the current World Champions, who finally asserted themselves during the 2018 season. All congratulations to P/M Stuart Liddell. The band is pictured above celebrating after the announcement.

The full result in Grade 1 was:
1 Inveraray
2 FMM
3 S Power
4 SLoT
5 Fife Pol.
6 Boghall
Drumming: Field Marshal

In Grade 2 the top place went to red-hot MacKenzie Caledonian from Dundee with north-east rivals Bucksburn in second.

Grade 2
1 MacKenzie Cal. (pictured above leaving the field)
2 Bucksburn
3 Grampian Police
4 Stirling
5 Isle of Islay
6 City of Discovery
Drumming: Bucksburn



Grade 3a
1 Udd. Strathclyde
2 Annan
3 Highlanders 4 Scots
4 2622 RAF Highland
5 Portleithen
6 Deeside Cal.
Drumming: 2622 RAF Highland

Grade 3b
1 Johnstone
2 Arbroath
3 Turriff
4 Denny & Dunipace
5 Lanark
6 Bowhill
Drumming: Johnstone

Juvenile
1 Dollar Acad.
2 G Watson’s
3 G Heriot’s
4 Boghall
5 N Lanark. Schools
6 Preston Lodge
Drumming: Dollar Acad.

Grade 4a
1 Tweedvale
2 Lochryan
3 Perth
4 Dunbar RBL
5 Williamwood
6 Stirling
Drumming: Glenrothes

Grade 4b
1 Lower Clyde
2 Mid Argyll
3 Vale of Atholl
4 Isle of Skye
5 Rothesay
6 Strathendrick
Drumming: Strathendrick

Novice A
1 Dollar Acad.
2 Oban High
3 Boghall
4 G Watson’s
5 Lochalsh Jnr.
6 G Heriot’s
Drumming: G Watson’s

Novice B
1 N Lanark Schools
2 Lochgelly High
3 Bucksburn
4 Queen Victoria School
5 Preston Lodge
6 Scotch PGC College, Australia
Drumming: Queen Victoria School

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