Cory's reign at the top of the Band Supplies — 4barsrest World Rankings looks set to continue for some considerable time following yet another outstanding victory at Brass in Concert, now registering not only the biggest lead in history but also the highest overall score since rankings began.
Joining Cory on the winners' podium are national champions Concord (Denmark), Gota Brass (Sweden), Brass Band Schoonhoven (Netherlands), Brass Band Oberosterreich (Austria) and Laganvale (Northern Ireland), which will all be eligible for a trip to Palanga in 2020.
Other contests held since the last update were:
NWBBA Rochdale Contest — won by Oldham (Lees);
Oxfordshire BBA — won by Michelmersh Silver;
Siddis Brass — won by Eikanger-Bjørsvik;
Wychavon Festival — won by Fishburn;
Borders Entertainment — won by Lochgelly;
SWBBA Annual Championships — won by Camborne Town;
US Open — won by Fountain City;
North Wales BBA Rally — won by Northop.
Top 10 bands
2. Black Dyke
3. Brighouse and Rastrick
5. Valaisia Brass Band
7. Paris Brass Band
10. Carlton Main Frickley Colliery
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