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Australian Championships (A Grade)

Thu 26th Jan 1922

Format: Set Test and Own Choice
Adjudicators: Harry Shugg
Venue: Sydney Sports Ground, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Australian Championships (B Grade) 1922
Previous Event Next Event
Position Band Conductor Music Set Test Draw Own Choice Draw Set Test Own Choice Total
2   Eastern Suburbs United (NSW) H. W. Webb Extracts from the Opera's of Wagner (arr Round) / Stiffelio 1 3 157 157 314
2 Leichhardt District (NSW) Ernest Kerry Beethoven's Works (arr Owens) / Extracts from the Operas of Weber 4 2 175 185 360
3 Hurstville Municipal (NSW) Stan Nichols Tannhauser / Beethovens Works (arr Owens) 2 5 150 152 302
D Newcastle Municipal (NSW) Henry E. Kerry Beethoven's Works (arr Gladney) / Oberon 3 1 186 189 375
D South Sydney Model (NSW) William Partington Beethoven Works (arr Owens) / Tristan & Isolde 5 4 190 194 384
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Two own choice selections, no set test.

PROTESTS : The championship ended in turmoil with a number of protests lodged . The initial lodged by Newcastle against South Sydney who were alleged to have played a professional player . Upheld
The secretary of the Band Association of N S W ( George Burges ) immediately lodged a protest against the Newcastle band on the same grounds . Upheld
A further protest followed against Eastern Suburbs for breach of contest rules .
Leichhardt was then awarded the championship with Hurstville 2nd with no 3rd place .
South Sydney objected to Hurstville being awarded 2nd place on the grounds the Association allowed it to play a professional cornetist and also a protest had been lodged against Leichhardt
The protest against Eastern Suburbs and Leichhardt were dismissed
The Association under an avalanche of protests seriously considered declaring it a no contest . A final decision was made 1st Leichhardt District ; 2nd Eastern Suburbs United ; 3rd Hurstville Municipal

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