At the first pipe band championship of the season, the South Coast Highland Gathering, held on Saturday 28th April 2012 at Hutchison Park in Amanzimtoti, KwaZulu Natal, Benoni MacTalla were declared the overall Grade 2 Champions.
The Band had a clean sweep on the day winning both the March, Strathspey and Reel and Medley Selection contests as well as the Drum Corps and Bass Section prizes.
View all the pipe band results here.
In the solo contests on the Sunday, 29th April 2012, Richard Payn, of 1 Medical Battalion A Pipe Band, won the Gold Piobaireachd; Nicholas Taitz, of Sandton Scottish Pipe Band, won the Open Piping March Strathspey and Reel; David Murray, of Benoni MacTalla Pipe Band, won the Open Snare Drumming March, Strathspey and Reel and; Tarryn Mocke, of Benoni Juvenile Pipe Band, won the Open Tenor Drumming March, Strathspey and Reel.
View all the solo piping and drumming results here.