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World Pipe Band Championships - Highlights

August 21, 2016 1 min read

World Pipe Band Championships - Highlights

Another World Pipe Band Championship has been and gone, and Northern Ireland's Field Marshal Montgomery has once again been crowned the world's champion pipe band. 

As a result of this years victory, Field Marshal Montgomery have now won 11 World Championship titles since 1992. Inverary & District (Scotland) placed 2nd, their third consecutive top 3 placing at the championships. St Laurence O'Toole (Ireland) took out the drumming title as well as claiming 3rd place overall as a band, while last years winners Shotts & Dykehead (Scotland) picked up a respectable 4th.

Both New Zealand bands at the worlds, Manawatu Scottish and New Zealand Police, qualified for the finals and finished 11th and 12th respectively.

To watch all of the Grade 1 finalists' performances, head to http://www.bbc.co.uk/events/ewzzc8/live/cj2mxj

For a full breakdown of the results of the World Pipe Band Championships, including the results across all grades, head to http://www.rspba.org/results/displaybandcontestdetail.php?Year=2016&Contest=World%20Championships 


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