TROON Boys Brigade Pipe Band secured first place at the UK Pipe Band Championships at the weekend.

On Saturday, June 16, the group won the Grade Novice B category.
The victory came in Belfast, where the competition took place.

Some 102 bands from around the UK, Eire, Denmark, Canada and the USA as well as 41 Drum Majors made the trip to Stormont Estate for the fourth and final year, to compete for the title of UK champion in their respective grades.

Jill Burns, who’s two sons, Bill and Gregor, are in the band, said: “It is a great result for the band. 

“That’s them now won every major there is.”