Wales 2016

CHAMPIONSHIP SECTION
Test Piece: Cambridge Variations (Philip Sparke)
Adjudicators: Dr Robert Childs and David Hirst

1. Tredegar (Ian Porthouse)***
2. Cory (Philip Harper)**
3. Tongwynlais Temperance (Michael Fowles)*
4. Llwydcoed (Chris Turner)
5. Northop (Andrew Berryman)
6. Goodwick (Matthew Jenkins)
7. Tylorstown (Gary Davies)
8. Burry Port Town (Tom Davoren)

***Tredegar qualify for Natinal Final and to represent Wales at 2017 European Championship in Ostend
**Cory pre-qualified for National Final
*Tongwynlais Temperance qualify for National Final

Best Instrumentalist: Dewi Griffiths (cornet) - Tredegar
Best Basses: Cory


SECTION ONE
Test Piece: Essay (Edward Gregson) 
Adjudicators: David Hirst and Paul Holland

1. City of Cardiff (Melingriffith) (Nigel Seaman)*
2. Ebbw Valley (Gareth Ritter)*
3. Llanrug (Paul Hughes)
4. Parc & Dare (Andrew Jones)
5. Markham & District (Matthew Rowe)
6. Pontardulais Town (Paul Jenkins)
7. BTM (Jeff Hutcherson)
8. Lewis Merthyr (Craig Roberts)
9. Blaenavon Town (Jamie Jones)

*Top two bands qualify for National Final

Best Instrumentalist: Owain Llestyn (cornet) - Llanrug


SECTION TWO
Test Piece: The Mermaid of Zennor (Philip Harper)
Adjudicators: Dr Robert Childs and Paul Holland

1. Thomas Coaches Mid Rhondda (Alan Gibbs)*
2. Deiniolen (Lois Eifion)*
3. Crwbin (Lynne Turner)
4. Abergavenny Borough (Alun F. Williams)
5. Ammanford Town (Glyn Davies)
6. Royal Buckley Town (Lee Skipsey)
7. Melingriffith 2 (Jack Capstaff)
8. Penclawdd (Tony Small)
9. Newtown Silver (Steve Edwards)
10. Ogmore Valley Silver (Alice Jones)

*Top two bands qualify for National Final

Best Instrumentalist: Robert Burnett (euphonium) - Thomas Coaches Mid Rhondda 
Best Percussion: Crwbin


SECTION THREE
Test Piece: A Cambrian Suite (Michael Ball)
Saturday 19th March

1. Rhyl Silver (Keith Jones)*
2. Briton Ferry (Jeff Pearce)*
3. Usk (Jeff Jones)
4. Abertillery Youth & District (Josh Ruck)
5. Severn Tunnel (Grant Jameson)
6. Gwaen-Cae-Gurwen (Jeff Hutcherson)

*Top two bands qualify for National Final

Best Instrumentalist: Stuart Parry (cornet) - Rhyl Silver

Disqualified: Crosskeys Silver (Benjamin Atkinson)
Crosskeys Silver was disqualified for a player registration infringement


SECTION FOUR
Test Piece: The Journal of Phileas Fogg (Peter Graham)
Adjudicators: Paul Holland and Nigel Seaman

1. Phoenix (Luke Jenkins)*
2. Newport Borough (Robin Hackett)*
3. Upper Rhondda (Jayne Thomas)
4. Ynyshir (Gary Davies)
5. RAF St. Athan Voluntary (Craig Roberts)
6. Oakdale Silver (Kerry Bowden)

*Top two bands qualify for National Final

Best Instrumentalist: Seamus Gallagher (cornet) - Newport Borough
Youngest Player: Sam Howell (aged 9) - Phoenix

Withdrawn: Oakeley Silver (John Glyn Jon)