UK Pipe Band Championship Goes to……

The annual UK Pipe Band Championship moved to a wet Lurgan Park in Northern Ireland today. The results in Grade 1 were:

1 SLOT
2 FMM
3 Inveraray
4 S Power
5 Boghall
6 Fife Police

with the drumming going to SLOT. St Laurence achieves straight 1s in all judging categories. They are captured celebrating below in this office shot by photographer Lee Bisset:

The other grades:
G2
1 Closkelt
2 Ravara
3 Manorcunningham
4 MacKenzie Caledonian
5 Annan
6 Buchan Peterson
Drums: Isle of Islay

G3A
1 St Mary’s Derrytrasna
2 St Joseph’s
3 Battlehill
4 The Highlanders 4 Scots
5 Matt Boyd
6 Concord
Drums: St Mary’s

G3B
1 McNeilstown
2 Tullylaggan
3 Maj. Sinclair
4 Milngavie
5 Oban
6 Ayr
Drums: Tullylaggan

Juv
1 Dollar Acad.
2 G Watson’s
3 G Heriot’s
4 Preston Lodge
5 Boghall
Drums: G Watson’s

G4A
1 Augharan
2 Cullybackey
3 Glenrothes
4 Arklow
5 Gransha
6 Cloughfin
Drums: MacDonald Mem.

G4B
1 Carlow
2 Strathendrick
3 Broughshane
4 Mountjoy
5 Syerla
6 Camelon
Drums: Carlow

Nov A
1 Dollar Acad.
2 W Lothian Schools
3 Boghall
4 G Watson’s
5 Stirling Schools
6 G Heriot’s
Drums: G Watson’s

Nov B
1 Lochgelly High
2 Preston Lodge
3 Strathclyde Fire
4 Burntisland
Drums: P Lodge

Get full summaries on the RSPBA website. Read MacStig’s take on G2 later.


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