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Scottish Area Results — Championship, 1,2,3,4.

We have the full results and reports from all Sections. Find out who goes to the Finals from North of the Border.

 

To see Report on CWS Glasgow's win go to news desk.

Championship Section:
1. CWS Glasgow. N. Childs. 193pts (5)
2. Whitburn. P. McCann. 191pts. (3)
3. Dalmellington. R. Evans. 190pts. (8)
4. Kingdom Brass. T. Wyss. 189pts. (7)
5. Kirkintilloch. F. Renton. 188pts. (10)
6. Newtongrange. R. Farr. 187pts (4)
7. Bon-Accord Silver. T. Swainson. 186pts. (6)
8. Unison Kinneil. J. Hinckley. 185pts. (9)
9. Broxburn Public. M. Marzella. 184pts (4)
10. Dunaskin Doon. B. Keachie. 183pts. (1)

Adjudicator: Colin Hardy
Best Cornet Player: Hedley Benson. CWS Glasgow
Best Trombone: Mark Boyd. Whitburn
Walter Hargreaves Award: Nicholas Childs. CWS Glasgow

It was a great day for two experienced conductors in the First Section with Raymond Tennant taking Johnstone Silver to victory by one point from old rival Tony Swainson and Bo’ness and Carridan. Johnstone were drawn last of the ten bands and pipped Bo’ness who had set the standard from the number seven draw. Unlucky this year were Clackmannan who headed the field from the dreaded number one spot and so just missed out on the trip to the Finals.

Section 1:

1.�����Johnstone Silver. R. Tennant. 191pts
2.�����Bo’ness and Carriden. T. Swainson. 190pts
3.�����Clackmannan. N. Law. 188pts
4.�����Bathgate. B. Allen.187pts
5.�����City of Discovery. B. Fraser. 177pts
6.�����UDI Aberdeen. D. James. 175pts
7.�����Barrhead Burgh. E. Drysdale. 173pts
8.�����Dalkeith. I. Fleming. 171pts
9.�����Annan Town. D. Shanks. 170pts
10.�����Newmilns & Galston. N. Esso. 165pts

Adjudicator: Ian Craddock

The Second Section saw Livingstone Brass and Tayport Instrumental take the two qualifying spots in a close run contest. Off a number 5 draw, Kivingstone caught the ear of adjudicator John Maines and earned a deserved two point win over Tayport who drew number 8. Missing out this time were Kilmarnock Concert Brass under the direction of Andrew Keachie who came third.

Section 2:

1.�����Livingstone Brass. A. Samson. 189pts
2.�����Tayport Instumental. R. MacDonald. 187pts
3.�����Kilmarnock Concert. A. Keachie. 186pts
4.�����Renfrew Burgh. C. Keenan. 184pts
5.�����Kirkintilloch Concert. R. Tennant. 183pts
6.�����Selkirk Silver. C. Kemp. 182pts
7.�����Greenhall. D. O’Conner. 181pts
8.�����Croy Parish. A. Friel. 180pts
9.�����Turriff Silver. M. Ross. 179pts

Campletown Brass and Irvine & Dreghorn bands withdrew

Adjudicator: John Maines

Third Section:

It wasn't until two thirds of the way into the contest that the qualifying bands came to the front in Section Three, with bands 7, 8, 9 and 10 taking the top four spots.

Clydebank Burgh off number 8 and under David Laughland took the first prize, with Tullis Russell Mills and Scott Barker booking their Finals place off number 7. Third place went to Alan Fernie's Buckhaven Methil Miners drawn 9 and fourth to St David's Brass off number 10, under the direction of John Dickson.

Full Result:

1. Clydebank Burgh. D. Laughland. 181pts. (8)
2. Tullis Russell Mills. S. Barker. 180pts. (7)
3. Buckhaven Methil Miners. A. Fernie. 178pts. (9)
4. St David's Brass. J. Dickson. 177pts. (10)
5. North Ayrshire. H. Brennan. 176pts. (1)
6. Shotts St Patricks Brass. S. Kerwin. 175pts. (11)
7. MacTaggart Scott Loanhead. D. McLeod. 172pts. (12)
8. Perthshire Brass. G. Annan. 170pts. (6)
9. St Ronans Silver. D. Robb. 168pts. (3)
10. Broxburn Silver. G. Kennedy. 164pts. (2)
11. Dunfermline Town. S. Duncan. 162pts. (5)
12. Lochelly. B. Fraser. 160pts. (4)

Adjudicator: Ian Craddock


The Fourth Section crown in Scotland was settled as soon as the second band had played, when Arbroath Instrumental took a two point lead over Dundee who opened the days proceedings off number 1. No other bands came close to the two early leaders, although Penicuik Silver took third place from the number three draw, but missed out on a trip to the Finals. It was an early days work then for adjudicator Colin Hardy.

Section 4:

1.�����Arbroath Instrumental. M. Robertson. 178pts
2.�����Dundee Instrumental. J. Tonner. 176pts
3.�����Penicuik Silver. S. Duncan. 175pts
4.�����Bon Accord B. B. Wallace. 173pts
5.�����Jedforest Instrumental. A. Fernie. 172pts
6.�����Dumfries Town. P. Heyes. 171pts
7.�����Hawick Saxhorn. C. Kemp. 170pts
8.�����Newland Concert. W. Smith. 169pts
9.�����Creetown Silver. J.S.McNab. 168pts
10.�����Peebles Burgh. D. O’Conner. 167pts

Coalburn Silver and Stranraer Youth bands withdrew

Adjudicator: Colin Hardy



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