RBL Pipe Band scoops top accolade

AWARD: The Royal British Legion Pipeband with the General Gow Trophy.
AWARD: The Royal British Legion Pipeband with the General Gow Trophy.

Fraserburgh’s Royal British Legion Pipe Band have been named the best in Scotland again, being awarded the General Gow Trophy in the process.

The General Gow Trophy is awarded to the best branch in the country which offers the most support to piping and drumming during the year.

This year, the Fraserburgh Royal British Legion have also picked up the Edinburgh Royal Mail Cup, awarded to the best at dress, marching and discipline, and the Margaret Bisset Trophy, awarded to the best band irrespective of grade.

For more information on the Fraserburgh Royal British Legion Pipe Band, visit their website at www.fraserburghrbkpipeband.co.uk, or contact Pipe Major Denise Buchan via email to info@fraserburghrblpipeband.co.uk.

The British Legion Affairs Officer, Kevin Gray commented at the time of the competition in April: “RBLS Fraserburgh dominated every category. There has never been anything like it. This is an extremely prestigious competition, with bands from all over Scotland.

“All the musicians can be very proud of
themselves.

“They came to one of the country’s great piping centres and were completely at home and showed complete professionalism.”