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Tredegar and Co-operative Funeralcare Rise to the Top

Published in Contest on 2013-10-02 by Empty Chairs

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The BrassStats rankings for October have been updated and reward Tredegar and Co-operative Funeralcare with impressive twelve position leaps to take them into the top ten.

Tredegar's British Open success at the start of September took then to fifth position in the brass band rankings.

For Co-operative Funeralcare successes with their third place at the Open followed by winning the Doctor Martin Trust later in the month rewarded the Scottish band with sufficient points to take them to seventh.

Fairey also entered the top 10 bands with a seven position rise to ninth position.

A special mention wne out on twitter to Foden's Band as the only band in the 22 years of BrassStats rankings that has never dropped out of the top 10.

The complete top ten as at October the 1st are:

  1. Cory (Wales)
  2. Black Dyke (Yorkshire)
  3. Foden's +2 (North West)
  4. Brighouse & Rastrick -1 (Yorkshire)
  5. Tredegar +12 (Wales)
  6. Eikanger-Bjørsvik Musikklag -2 (Norway)
  7. Co-operative Funeralcare +12 (Scotland)
  8. Grimethorpe Colliery +1 (Yorkshire)
  9. Fairey +7 (North West)
  10. Leyland -4 (North West)
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