Discussion in 'The Adjudicators' Comments' started by baridis, Apr 11, 2011.
Does anyone have a definitive list of the bands taking part this year?
The announcement of last year's line-up was made in May, so it shouldn't be long.
Phew - thats a good job then as its only 7 weeks to the contest......................
6 weeks on Saturday....
a list has gone out to all the competing bands, so the announcement should be any day now!
If anyone from the competing bands wants to beat the organisers to it, we shan't object :biggrin:
This is the lineup for the Masters.
Aveley & Newham Band
Brass Band Buizingen
Concord Brass Band
Jaguar (Coventry) Band
Newstead Miners Welfare Band
Pemberton Old Wigan JJB Band
Tredegar Town Band
Virtuosi GUS Band
Zone One Brass
Wow how times have changed, my 1st time visiting the Masters when it was "The All England Masters" for English bands was 2001 and the following bands and results as below. Bands have changed names some have come others have gone & never returned shame really. Regarding those that have entered for 2011 i've never heard of the majority of them, 6 wks to go must get on to Wikipedia quick for my research
1. Brighouse & Rastrick
2. Yorkshire Building Society
3. Carlton Main Frickley Colliery
4. Fodens Courtois
6. DUT Yorkshire Imperial Rothwell
7. Ever Ready
8. The Ransome Band
9. Williams Fairey
10. Besses o’ th’ Barn
11. Rothwell Temperance
12. Bodmin Town
14. First City Brass
15. Sellers International
16. Todmorden Old
17. JAG Mount Charles Band
18. Travelsphere Holidays
19. Aveley & Newham
20. SWT Woodfalls
21. Rolls Royce (Coventry)
I like that Bob
Well, how can I resist...
Tredegar - 6/5 fav Paddy's doesn't have enough nails for the colours on the mast!!
Virtuosi GUS - 3/1
Hepworth - 15/2
Tongwynlais Temperance - 11/1
Pemberton Old Wigan DW - 16/1
Fountain City - 22/1
Redbridge Brass - 22/1
Zone One Brass - 25/1
Marsden - 40/1
Sovereign Brass - 50/1
Newstead Brass - 50/1
Thoresby Colliery - 50/1
Staffordshire - 66/1
Aveley & Newham - 100/1
Jaguar Land Rover - 100/1
Friary Guildford Brass - 100/1
Buizingen - 150/1
NASUWT Riverside - 150/1
Wantage Silver - 200/1
Concord Brass - 250/1
I believe they are very good odds for Hepworth, be very surprised if they don't come top 2!!
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Wantage at 200/1?? Check your results list and you will see that Wantage have beaten both Aveley and Friary (100/1) this year and have been 3rd in both the last 2 areas. Don't you like us??!!
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Seriously thou whilst you have achieved two decent results at your Area this is a major and it's about more that just the L&SC runners, there are some class acts here.
I can't ignore the more mediocre results between those two 3rds, 12th at the Senior Trophy last year for one...
Go on, prove me wrong and if you have a few virtual squids at 200/1 you'll be smiling.
Why not join Paddy's Fantasy Brass Band League where you can virtual flutter til your heart's content, you could play a major role in knocking down that price ahead of the big day.
Best of luck to all at Wantage (and no, it's not that I dont like you) :biggrin:
Don't complain, Paddy's offering value there....
Would you have realistically achieved that result at a stronger area either Yorkshire, North West or Wales? 200/1 is good odds, take them while you can!!
You can only play the opposition that you have! So that is a non argument I'm afraid.
But I guess the proof of the pudding.......!
We at Redbridge are hard at work on Titan for the Shield - any thoughts on Gemini yet?
You know, Steve, I did ask Phil Bailey in all seriousness if he was our Paddy. Ironic, no?
Best of luck in Kettering and Blackpool.
Boring repetitive bits, rock hard solos but with a few enjoyable moments! Hope rehearsals for the Shield are going well Jeremy.
Or here :biggrin:
Just realised that it will be a brand new name on the trophy this year. Also, only 5 bands with a previous top 6 finish. Changed days indeed for the Masters.
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