Dundee Predictions ?

Discussion in 'The Rehearsal Room' started by Baldeagle, Sep 7, 2003.

  1. Baldeagle

    Baldeagle Member

    OK smome body has to start the ball rolling!
    Here are mine

    1st Sect

    crewe co-op
    barrow shipyard

    2nd sect

    darley dale
    hatfield coal

    3rd sect
    st denis

    4th sect
    trinity girls

    best o luck to every one :p
  2. Aidan

    Aidan Active Member

    im glad you rate my old band hoover in 3rd section.. they are doing really well at the mo, wouldn't be surprised if they take it, top 4 anyway.
  3. Maestro

    Maestro Active Member

    Having watched City of Bristol over the last few years, don't be surprised to see them in the prizes in the 1st section. Also keep an eye out for Sandhurst silver in the 3rd section.
  4. Andy_Euph

    Andy_Euph Active Member

    Well here's my predictions although some are complete guesswork

    1st Sect.
    1. Kibworth
    2. Riddings
    3. BHK Horden

    2nd Sect.
    1. Langbaurgh
    2. Hatfield
    3. Lympstone

    3rd Sect.
    1. Carlton
    2. Lochgelly
    3. Boarhurst

    4th Sect.
    1. Lockwood
    2. Long Eaton
    3. Phoenix

    Good luck to everyone competeing, and heres hoping that a North East band brings back a trophy, its long overdue!!!
  5. rickcowens

    rickcowens Member

    hear are my predictions!

    1st section:

    1st BHK (UK) Ltd Horden
    2nd Kibworth
    3rd United Norwest Co-op Milnrow

    2nd section: (just a guess)

    1st Old Silkstone
    2nd Arbroath Instrumental
    3rd . Stourport on Severn

    3rd section: this is not the order but i think these bands will up there!

    Hebden Bridge
    Hoover Band
    Carlton Brass
    Stanley Newmarket Colliery

    4th section

    1st Grange Moor Brass Band
    2nd Bakewell Silver
    3rd Wardle and District Anderson Brass
    4th Trinity Girls

    good luck to all the bands going and ill cya in the bar after :guiness
  6. markyboy

    markyboy Member

    Here we go with my contribution;
    First Section
    1st. BHK Horden
    2nd. Crewe Co-op

    Second section
    1st Old Silkstone
    2nd Lympstone
    3rd Darley Dale

    Third section
    1st Diggle
    2nd Hebden Bridge
    3rd Boarshurst

    Fourth section
    1st Lockwood Brass
    2nd Peebles
    3rd Dinnington

    The above were based on a bit of studying form, supporting mates and guesswork.
    Good luck to everyone going.
  7. JohnnyEuph

    JohnnyEuph Member

    i'd definetely put Hatfield Coalpower in the running for section 2. I'm helping them out on top Euph and things are going exremely smoothly in rehearsals, and the band manages to produce a very clean and warm sound... although i'm not too sure about Mr O' Connor's window cleaner impressions!
  8. iggmeister

    iggmeister Member

    Quite a few ex-Sun Life players in the ranks so I understand.

  9. faerie

    faerie Member

    No bias in that at all, rick? :wink: :lol:
  10. Naomi McFadyen

    Naomi McFadyen New Member

    hmm, hard one this...

    so far I can only come up with winners...
    1st section: Zone One Brass
    2nd section: Lympstone
    3rd section: St Dennis
    4th section: Lockwood

    It'll probably be a close contest all round... I'm glad I'm not an adjudicator for this contest...
    Best of luck to all taking part... have a good one!
  11. Heather

    Heather Member

    I would definately put Hoover Band up there in the 3rd section.
    They're a good band with an excellent conductor in Chris Wormald.
  12. Di B

    Di B Member

    Not a prediction as such as I don't know the bands going well enough. However, I do rate these bands.....

    Section 1. Kibworth. Have been good and consistent for a loong time.
    Section 2. Shirley. Hate to admit it, but they came 1st at the Area and (I think) it was 2nd at last years 2nd Section National Finals.
    Section 4. Pheonix Brass. If they have put the work in I think they will show a class different to the usual 4th section band.

    Just a few thoughts... not that I have many to spare!
  13. EbHorny

    EbHorny Member

    I'm noticing nobodies putting us Scottish bands in the top 3.

    Are we that bad? or, is it just that you don't know anything about us?

    1) Bon-Accord Silver Band
    2) The Rest!!
  14. Andy_Euph

    Andy_Euph Active Member

    I see a few people have tipped Horden to win the 1st section, they should do ok as they have quite a few good players in the band, Andy Holmes on top cornet and Richie Wallace on top euph, but i don't know if they will win (i hope so though). North East bands never seem to do anything at the nationals, especially in the 2nd and 1st sections :evil:
  15. SammyT

    SammyT Member

    Thanks for the prediction (2nd in 4th!!)- we are really working hard and are hoping for one of the top spots!
  16. satchmo shaz

    satchmo shaz Active Member

    I agree with andy euph, lockwood and phoenix and hopefully my band LONG EATON will all be up there in the frame!! :wink:
  17. rickcowens

    rickcowens Member

    no bias but 3 ov them are ya top ones!!! diggle is one ov em!
  18. floral_dance

    floral_dance Member

    Don't underestimate Newmilns and Galston to take one of the prizes in the second section as they are playing really well just now.
  19. faerie

    faerie Member

    OK, so are the clocks out? I'm pretty sure that at 7:36pm tonight you were no where near your computer! *All confuzzled now* [​IMG]
  20. iancwilx

    iancwilx Active Member

    I'd definitely put money on Knottingley in the 1st Section and Stanley Newmarket in the 3rd.

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