Grimethorpe win 2006 National Championships of GB

After a busy and exciting day of contesting at Londons' Royal Albert Hall, Grimethorpe emerged victorious to become winners of the 2006 National Championships of Great Britain with 196 points, 2 points clear of runners up Black Dyke.

Full results are as noted below:

Test piece:
Les Francs Juges, Berlioz arr Frank Wright

Adjudicators:
David Read, Geoffrey Whitham and William Relton

Results

1. Grimethorpe Colliery UK Coal, Allan Withington, 16, 196
2. Black Dyke, Dr. Nicholas Childs, 8, 194
3. YBS Band, Professor David King, 4, 193
4. Buy As You View, Dr. Robert Childs, 7, 192
5. Fodens Richardson, Gary Cutt, 15, 191
6. Leyland, Russell Gray, 20, 190
7. Fairey Band, Simon Stonehouse, 6, 189
8. Kirkintilloch, Steve Bastable, 19, 188
9. Mount Charles, Nigel Weeks, 17, 187
10. Scottish Co-op, Alan Ramsay, 12, 186
11. Staines, Ian McElligott, 3, 185
12. Fishburn, Richard Evans, 18, 184
13. Camborne Town, Frank Renton, 14, 183
14. Rothwell Temperance, David Roberts, 11, 182
15. Jaguar (Coventry), Dave Lea, 2, 180
16. Reg Vardy , Ray Farr, 10, 177
17. Newstead Welfare, Duncan Beckley, 1, 175
18. Aveley and Newham, Nigel Taken, 9, 173
19. Parc & Dare, Peter Parkes, 13,171
20. Burry Port Town, Michael Thorne, 5, 170

Best instrumentalist: Bert Van Thienen, Soprano, YBS


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