Despite a third consecutive third place this year, Cory remains at the top of the Band Supplies — 4barsrest.com Rankings after the recent National Final, with Brighouse and Rastrick now its closest suitor following its tenth victory at the Royal Albert Hall since 1946.
Tredegar's impressive runner-up position takes the Welsh band back into the top five, while City of Bradford and Redbridge also make significant leaps up the rankings following their excellent performances in London.
The other ranking contests taking place since the last update were:
Austrian National — won by Fröschl Hall;
Northern Ireland Championships — won by 1st Old Boys;
Dutch National — won by de Wâldsang;
West Wales BBA — won by Goodwick;
Queensland State Championships — won by Brisbane Excelsior;
Pogson Bray — won by East Riding of Yorkshire;
Wychavon Festival — won by Llwydcoed.
The next update will include the results from Brass in Concert plus national events in Belgium, Italy, Sweden and Switzerland amongst others, so look out for a few changes throughout the top 100.
Top 10 bands
2. Brighouse and Rastrick
3. Valaisia Brass Band
4. Black Dyke
8. Grimethorpe Colliery
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