Congratulations to all bands who supported last weekend’s pipe band contests at Banchory, Dunbar and Gourock.
Inveraray won in Grade 1 at Gourock (May 14) with Boghall second and first in drumming. P/M Ross Harvey and L/D Kerr McQuillan of Boghall are pictured above.
G1: 1 Inveraray 2 Boghall 3 Shotts 4 Police Scotland; Drumming: Boghall
G2: 1 Uddingston 2 Oban 3 Lower Clyde 4 Turriff; Drumming: Uddingston
G3: 1 Milngavie 2 Lower Clyde 3 Turriff 4 Mid Argyll; Drums: Milngavie
Juv: 1 St Columba’s School
G4/ NJB: 1 West Lothian Schools 2 St Columba’s School 3 Kintyre Schools 4 Uddingston Strathclyde 5 Kilbarchan 6 Renfrewshire Schools: Drumming: Uddingston Strath.
Grade 4B/NJB: 1 Renfrewshire Schools 2 Govan Community 3 Oban High School 4 Greyfriars 5 Helensburgh Clan Colquhoun 6 St Columba’s School; Drumming – Renfrewshire Schools
Results from Dunbar, May 13, courtesy the RSPBA Lothian & Borders Branch:
More results from Dunbar here.
This contest was held on Sunday May 14.
Grade 1: 1 Buchan Peterson 2 Portlethen; Drumming: Buchan Peterson
Grade 2: 1 Buchan Peterson 2 Portlethen 3 Deeside Caledonia 4 Ross & Cromarty; Drumming: Buchan Peterson
Grade 3: 1 Deeside Caledonia 2 Buchan Peterson (G3 band) 3 Ross & Cromarty 4 Inverness; Drumming: Buchan Peterson
Grade 4a: 1 Vale of Atholl 2 Culter 3 RAF Lossiemouth; Drumming: Vale of Atholl
Grade 4b: 1 Fraserburgh 2 City if Aberdeen 3 Bucksburn 4 Robert Gordon’s College; Drumming: Robert Gordon’s
Best Bass Drum Grades 4a and 4b: Vale of Atholl
The next band contest is at Dollar Academy on Saturday (May 20) run by the RSPBA Dundee, Perth and Angus Branch. There is a large entry for this contest on what would have been the day of the British Championships.
There are eight bands in Novice B beginning at 9.45am, six in Nov.A, four in 4b, eight in 4a, five in Juvenile, nine in G3, nine in G2 and eight in G1. The G1 playing order is:
City of Discovery, Portlethen, Buchan Peterson, Boghall, Police Scotland, Shotts, Fife Police, Inveraray
Full draw here.