The 'Official' tMP Welsh Regional Thread

Discussion in 'The Adjudicators' Comments' started by dyl, Feb 23, 2005.

  1. dyl

    dyl Active Member

    This is the official tMP discussion thread for the 'Welsh' Area of the forthcoming Regional Championships of Great Britain.

    Feel free to discuss your thoughts and predictions for each section within the Area - but don't forget to enter the tMP Predictions Competition - for your chance to contribute to the overall tMP Predictions (plus a chance to win one of the first copies of 'The Mouthpiece' - the winning march composed by Darrol Barry). Please note, that any predictions posted within this thread do not contribute towards the competition. Details of the tMP Predictions Competition can be found here:

    We also ask that when the results for the various sections are announced, they are posted in this thread, and not posted as brand new threads - it has the potential to become extremely messy should this be the case. We will be creating and maintaining a complete set of results for viewing on the tMP Portal as they happen.

    Contest Details:

    Welsh Regional Championships
    Brangwyn Hall, Swansea

    Championship Section - Sunday 13th March 2005
    Adjudicator: William Relton

    Abergavenny Borough Band - A Williams
    Beaumaris - M Hansen
    BTM - B Hurdley
    Burry Port Town - M Thorne
    Buy as You View - Dr R Childs
    Cwmaman Institute - J Hudson
    Thomas Coaches Mid-Rhondda - A Gibbs
    Tongwylais Temperance - B James
    Tredegar - D Evans
    Treherbert - G Sheppard

    1st Section - Saturday 12th March 2005
    Adjudicator: Alan Morrison

    Ammandford Town - C Hogg
    Llanrug - T Wyss
    Markham & District - N Seaman
    Northop Silver - B Baker
    Parc & Dare - C Roberts
    Penclawdd - D Small
    Pontardulais - A Jones
    Rogerstone - C Thomas
    Tylorstown Arriva Trains - L Bowden
    Wrexham Brass - W Rushton

    2nd Section - Saturday 12h March 2005
    Adjudicator: William Relton

    Blaenavon Town - M Jones
    Briton Ferry - C Jenkins
    Conway Town - M Hannan
    Deiniolen - G Saynor
    Lewis Merthyr - L Price
    RAF St Athan Voluntary - A Bourne
    Rhyl Silver - M Owen
    Royal Buckley - G Westwood
    Ynyshir Stacks of Tiles - A MacDonald

    3rd Section - Saturday 12th March 2005
    Adjudicator: Alan Morrison

    Harlech - ?
    Llanelli & District - T Jenkins
    Newbridge Celynen - P Holland
    Newtown Silver - S Edwards
    Ogmore Valley - I Barnett
    Porthaethwy Menai Bridge - C Williams
    Radyr & Morganstown - G Hann
    Trefor - G Jones

    4th Section - Sunday 13th March 2005
    Adjudicator: Alan Morrison

    Abergynolwyn - A Williams
    Aberystwyth Youth - A Phillips
    Crosskeys - L Bowden
    Crwbin - A Jones
    Dyffryn Nantle - S Massey
    Goodwick Brass - G Lane
    Gwaun Cae Gurwen - R Williams
    Holywell - D Davies
    Llwydcoed - A Davies
    Newport Borough - M Davies
    Oakdale - R Probyn
    Pontypool Brass - J Pippen
    Royal Oakley - J Jones
    Severn Tunnel - A Ayres
    Upper Rhondda - W Williams
  2. Cantonian

    Cantonian Active Member

    Good luck Cwmaman and congratulations on Porthcawl. Please finish in the places as you are one of my predictions in the tMP predictions competition!
  3. SuperHorn

    SuperHorn Member

    Thanks Mike.
  4. jim

    jim Member

    well looking forward to it this year
  5. JessopSmythe

    JessopSmythe Active Member

    Why aren't Abergavenny on the lists for the predictions competition? Are you trying to imply something?
  6. tubawales

    tubawales New Member

    Good luck to BAYV. Make it four on the trot. To much class all round the stand. Looking forward to hearing Michele Ibbotson too. A class Sop player. Ave it!!!
  7. dyl

    dyl Active Member

    All the best to bands competing at the Brangwyn this weekend. We have a 5am start on Saturday - eek - but are staying over on the Saturday evening for a bit of socialising! ;) Then to top the weekend off we've arranged to stop at a hotel in Llangollen to watch the rugby match on the way home on Sunday!

    Following a couple of really good rehearsals on Variations..... last night's rehearsal was a bit of a let-down for us - hopefully it was just one of those nights you get in the run-up to a contest where things don't go quite as planned - but are useful in a way in forcing everyone to step up a gear! Fingers crossed anyway! ;)

    See you in the bar peeps...............
  8. LeDragon

    LeDragon Active Member

    Good luck to Royal Buckley Town and also to all the other North Walian bands competing at the weekend.

    Sounds like you have the weekend sorted Dyl! Unfortunately i'm going to miss the rugby as it kicks off the same time as my section starts in Blackpool :(
  9. nickjones

    nickjones Active Member

    Good luck to the Big Gav and all at Deiniolen..also Menai Bridge , Trefor and Holywell
    and it's great to see a return to National Competitions for the Nanlle Vale band a giant in welsh banding in the 1920's.
    Good Luck to you all :)
  10. Jeni

    Jeni New Member

    Yes - Good Luck to all the north walians who are going down tomorrow - I hope all of you have your passports ready!!!

    I'm there with Deiniolen - it's going to be a tough call in the 2nd section.

    Not looking forward to a 5am start - but I hope it will be worth it at the end of the day!

    Dyl has volunteered to buy the first pint!!
  11. hellraiser

    hellraiser Member

    Pob lwc i bawb!

    5am start from Trefor too...
  12. dyl

    dyl Active Member

  13. JessopSmythe

    JessopSmythe Active Member

    We're playing on Sunday, but now you've said that, I may pop down on Saturday too!

    Good luck to all tMPers, see you in the bar for the match!
  14. sparkling_quavers

    sparkling_quavers Active Member

    good luck Dyl and Deiniolen :tup
  15. Roger Thorne

    Roger Thorne Active Member

    Results of 3rd Section

    Following a brilliant summing up by Alan Morrison, the results of the Third Section are:

    3rd Place with 184 points: Radyr and Morganstown Band
    2nd with 187 points: Newbridge-Celynen Band
    1st Place with 188 points: Newtown Silver Band

  16. Naomi McFadyen

    Naomi McFadyen New Member

    full results from 4BARSREST

    Third Section

    Saturday 12 March
    Commence 11.30
    Draw 10.30
    Adjudicator: Alan Morrison
    Test Piece: Tam O'Shanter's Ride – Denis Wright

    1. Newtown Silver - S Edwards, 1, 188*
    2. Newbridge Celynen - P Holland, 2, 187*
    3. Radyr & Morganstown - G Hann, 4, 184
    4. Porthaethwy Menai Bridge - C Williams, 5, 183
    5. Ogmore Valley - I Barnett, 3, 182
    6. Trefor - G Jones, 6, 181

    * Qualifiers for finals
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  17. Roger Thorne

    Roger Thorne Active Member

    2nd Section Results

    The results of the Second Section are:

    3rd Place with 190 points: Conway Town Band
    2nd Place with 191 points: RAF St Athan Voluntary Band
    1st Place with 192 points: Deiniolen Band

    Congratulations Dyl and all at Deiniolen! :clap: :clap: :clap:

  18. sparkling_quavers

    sparkling_quavers Active Member

    yeah go Dyl!!! that makes 2 mods qualified for the nationals today... will have to see if we can make it 3 tommorrow! well done Deiniolen :clap:
  19. super_sop

    super_sop Supporting Member


    congratulations Dyl, and all at Deiniolen:clap::clap:
  20. Heather

    Heather Member

    congratulations Dyl!
    Also thanks to all 3 in the 2nd section....I predicted you all in the correct order!!!