UK Pipe Band Championships – FMM Home in on Title

Field Marshal Montgomery, UK Champions 2022

Field Marshal Montgomery were declared the new UK Pipe Band Champions today at Lurgan Park, Northern Ireland. FMM played Lord Alex. Kennedy, Shepherd’s Crook and Charlie’s Welcome.

The other G1 places went to:

2 Inveraray, Argyllshire Gathering, Bogan Lochan, John MacKechnie
3 Fife Police, Dugald MacColl’s Farewell to France, Blair Drummond, Smith of Chilliechassie
4 Scottish Power
5 Shotts

with the drumming going to Inveraray.

Each band had to submit two MSRs, one of which was chosen at the line. Judges for the Championship were:

Other results as we get them.

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Grade 2 (Medley):
1 Ravara
2 Annan
3 Buchan Peterson
4 Kilchoman
5 Manorcunningham
6 Portlethan
Drumming: Annan

Grade 3a (MSR)
1 Clogher
2 Tullylaggan
3 McNeilstown
4 Matt Boyd
5 Deeside
6 Broughshane
Drumming: McNeilstown

Grade 3b (MSR)
1 Ayr
2 Royal Scots Dragoon Guards
3 Maj. Sinclair Mem.
4 Augharan
5 Cullybackey
6 Glenrothes
Drumming: Augharan

Juvenile (Medley)
1 Dollar Acad.
2 George Watson’s
3 Preston Lodge
Drumming: Dollar

Grade 4a
1 Kildoag
2 Lower Clyde
3 Cloghfin
4 MacDonald Mem.
5 Bessbrook
6 William Kerr Mem.
Drumming: Kildoag

Grade 4b
1 Kilbarchan
2 Irvine
3 Syerla
4 Bready
5 Hollymount
6 Fraserburgh
Drumming: Syerla

Novice A
1 Dollar Acad.
2 G Watson’s
Drumming: G Watson’s

Novice B
1 St Columba’s School
2 Dollar Acad.
3 Preston Lodge
4 Down Acad.
Drumming: Down Acad.

Get the full summaries here.

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