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FMM Wins British Championships

Field Marshal Montgomery won their seventh consecutive British Championship title on Saturday 30th May in Bathgate, Scotland. The contest marked the first major championship of the 2015 competition season. This year the competition moved to a new, larger venue at the Balbardie Park of Peace and the dry weather attracted[…]

First in Fermanagh

Field Marshal Montgomery’s competitive season commenced on Saturday at the Co. Fermanagh Championships. The band won the Grade 1 contest as well as Best Pipe Corps and 1st in Marching & Deportment. The band drew their No. 2 MSR – Balmoral Highlanders, John Roy Stewart and Charlie’s Welcome. After a[…]

2015 Season

Field Marshal Montgomery have released their schedule for the 2015 season. Competitive action kicks off on 23rd May at the Co. Fermanagh Championships in Enniskillen, followed a week later by the first Major Championship of the year, the British, which will be held in Bathgate, Scotland. Last year the band achieved[…]

Winter Round Up

As the pipe band season drew to a close following the World Championships in Glasgow, the band’s many talented solo pipers and drummers took to the competition boards. Notable results included Ashley McMichael’s winning performances at the Northern Meeting (B-grade MSR), All Irelands (Senior MSR) and Northern Ireland Piper of[…]

FMM Piper turns Ironman

FM piper, Alisdair McLaren, was absent from the ranks in 2014 as he took a season off competing to chase his boyhood dream of becoming an Ironman. A keen triathlete, Alisdair spent his childhood swimming competitively in his native Western Australia. “As a young boy, I had two dreams: to win[…]

FMM Wins Tenth Worlds’ Title

The Field Marshal Montgomery Pipe Band secured its tenth Worlds’ title on Saturday 16th August on Glasgow Green. It was also a hugely successful day for FMM’s Drum Major Samantha Gordon who was placed 2nd in the World Senior Drum Major contest, her best result to date. In a similar[…]

FMM Win Sixth Successive Scottish Championships

Field Marshal Montgomery won their sixth consecutive Scottish Championships at Dumbarton on 26th July, 2014. The band performed its No. 1 MSR set, Balmoral Highlanders, John Roy Stewart and Charlie’s Welcome. The weather for most of the day was overcast and mild, however this wasn’t to last with heavy downpours[…]

FMM runner-up at All Ireland Championships

Field Marshal Montgomery finished second at the All Ireland Pipe Band Championships. This year, the contest was held in New Ross, Co. Wexford. FMM won the Best Piping prize. Congratulations to St Laurence O’Toole who won the competition. The band’s performances – torrential rain and all – can be viewed below.[…]

FMM Fourth in Forres

Field Marshal Montgomery finished fourth at the European Pipe Band Championships, held on Saturday 28th June in Forres, Moray. The band performed their “Rowd’s Hornpipe” medley. Weather conditions proved challenging for pipe corps across the grades. A cold and wet start to the morning quickly turned into a warm and humid[…]

FMM Secure Win at Craigavon & District Championships

FMM took first overall at the Craigavon and District Championships. The band won the medley contest with four first places and were runners’ up in the MSR behind St Laurence O’Toole Pipe Band, who also won the overall drumming prize. Once again, the weather was warm and sunny, ensuring near[…]