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Runners and Prediction for Land O'Burns Entertainment Contest - 24th August 2013

Published in Contest on 2013-08-23 by Empty Chairs

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The ever popular Land O'Burns Entertainment Contest run by the Dalmellington Band is being held at the Walker Halls in Troon. The adjudicators are Iain Shaw and Brian Allen who will listen to thirteen bands over the course of the day competing for the £6500 of prize money.

The contest begins at 10am.

Runners

  1. Coalburn
  2. Clackmannan and District
  3. Irvine and Dreghorn
  4. Kilmarnock Concert Brass
  5. Shotts St. Patrick's
  6. Whitburn
  7. Tullis Russell Mills
  8. Newtongrange
  9. Newmilns & Galston
  10. Johnstone
  11. Fishburn
  12. Downshire Brass
  13. Co-operative Funeralcare

Prediction

We've taken a look at the form guide and decided to take a stab at a prediction for this contest (if we're any good at it we might do it for some others too!)

So our top three is:

  1. Co-operative Funeralcare - with a 1st at this contest last year and recent good performances at the West Lothian Festival of Brass and the Scottish Championship we expect Co-operative Funeralcare to be well in the running.
  2. Whitburn - with their fantastic results so far this year with 1st place in the West Lothian Festival of Brass and the Scottish Championship along with a solid result in the Grand Shield, Whitburn must be contenders.
  3. Newtongrange - a disappointing 7th in this competition last year, but stunning form in 2013 with 1st in the Senior Trophy and the Scottish Championship First Section means Newtongrange have a solid chance of a top 3 finish.
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