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Speedway – Monarchs bosses ‘excited’ about the future

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Stellar Devils and What The Fork Monarchs Promotion have hailed a devilishly good start to the 2021 speedway season.After much excitement and anticipation, the 2021 speedway season burst into life. John Campbell is enthused...

Speedway – team racing back at Armadale

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Speedway team racing returns to Armadale Stadium on Friday (7.30pm) for the first time since October 2019 when the Armadale Stellar Devils face Berwick Bullets in a National Development League (NDL) match.Berwick beat Devils...

Speedway – Monarchs aim to develop raw local talent

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What The Fork Monarchs have announced a speedway academy to offer a pathway to becoming a professional speedway rider.Monarchs Speedway Academy will provide aspiring young riders with two youth tracks to stimulate their development.John...

Speedway – ‘world first’ claimed by Monarchs

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What The Fork Monarchs have introduced a speedway-world first on-demand subscription-based video service, EMTV+.Thanks to the thoroughly committed efforts over many years of club historian Mike Hunter and the Edinburgh Speedway Videos team, the...

Speedway – Masters leads new-look Monarchs

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Edinburgh What the Fork Monarchs have confirmed two newcomers in their team for the 2021 season which is expected to start in May, subject to Scottish Government restrictions.Nathan Greaves and Joe Lawlor join the...

Speedway – Gladiators make it 12 in Championship

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British Speedway bosses have agreed to allow Plymouth Gladiators into the 2021 Championship. Gladiators’ promotion have, they say, met the entry criteria and they become the 12th club competing in the league.A spokesman said...

Speedway – auction plan to boost Monarchs

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Edinburgh's support group, Monarchs 100, are planning a second online auction following the success of the one held last summer which raised around £4,000.The first stage is to ask anyone to donate anything they...

Young Lions to fore as speedway roars back

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Speedway promoters have launched a new five-year plan with the focus on the talented crop of British youngsters in both professional leagues.They have also confirmed a start date of Saturday May 1 for the...

Speedway – bosses chart the way back despite the pandemic

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British speedway clubs have agreed a start date of early May for the 2021 season. Fixtures will be published soon for both the Premiership and Championship which could include Berwick, Edinburgh and Glasgow.Plans are...

Speedway – Caledonian championship set for small screen exposure on Friday

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What The Fork Monarchs have confirmed that the Caledonian Riders Championship will take place at Armadale Stadium on Friday (7:30pm) and 12 of the sport's brightest intermediate level riders will compete for the Caledonian...

Speedway – Pijper tops section in youth championships

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Stene Pijper, son of former Glasgow Tigers, Berwick Bandits and Edinburgh Monarchs racer, Theo Pijper, won the 125cc Support Class in the British Youth Championship, Round 4, at Armadale.The 500cc winner in the closed-door...

Speedway – Monarchs confirm 2021 sponsorship menu

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Edinburgh Monarchs have confirmed that What The Fork have rolled forward their two-year team sponsorship deal to the 2021 and 2022 seasons.Monarchs' co-promoter Alex Harkess commented: "Having the backing of a main team sponsor...

Speedway – Monarchs will compete this season

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Edinburgh Monarchs will be ready to start the 2020 season as soon as the go ahead has been received.The news comes only days after Glasgow Tigers confirmed they will not run this season.Alex Harkess,...
Richie Worrall yesterday (THURS) left Edinburgh Monarchs to join Leicester Lions.

Speedway – fund-raising auction to be held on Saturday

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Rare items are among the lots up for sale in an online auction of memorabilia to be hosted on Saturday by Edinburgh Monarchs' 100 fund-raising group.The event starts at 2pm and the organisers hope...

Speedway – British speedway unlikely behind closed doors

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Speedway is unlikely to resume behind closed doors according to Rob Godfrey, chairman of the British Speedway Promoters Ltd. He claims the financial impact of no fans makes meetings unviable but Poland’s top league look...

Speedway – Monarchs riders have returned home

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Edinburgh Monarchs have confirmed that their overseas riders have returned home. Bosses agreed to the move following requests from the racers who will jet back just before the action starts.The British Speedway Promoters’ Association (BSPA)...

Speedway – Monarchs TV live for 2020

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All Edinburgh Monarchs’ fixtures at Armadale this season will be streamed live online via the club’s website. The move follows successful trial broadcasts throughout the 2019 season.And permission has been granted by British Speedway's governing...

Speedway – Flint helps spark great British win Down Under

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Berwick Bandits talented teenager Leon Flint played a key role as Great Britain secured a 2-0 series victory over Australia in Perth. The 16-year-old rising star claimed five valuable points in the 54-36 victory.Former Glasgow...

Speedway – Templeton funeral date confirmed

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The funeral of former Edinburgh Monarchs' skipper Douglas Templeton will be on Wednesday, 8 January (midday) at Culross Abbey then 1pm at the cemetery. All are invited by the family but they request family...

Speedway – Devils bring regular racing back to Scotland

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Armadale Devils will compete in British Speedway’s National Development League (NDL) along with six other clubs next season. The announcement comes after the annual meeting of the league and bosses are delighted that Armadale's inclusion...

Speedway – former Monarchs star signed by arch rivals

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Glasgow Tigers have snapped up another former Edinburgh Monarchs rider to complete their squad for next season. Australian rider Justin Sedgmen (pictured riding for Edinburgh) joins the club after being impressed by Tigers’ bosses.The 27-year-old,...

Speedway – Heeps staying with Ipswich

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Former Edinburgh Monarchs rider Cameron Heeps is staying with Ipswich Witches as he looks to build on the best season of his career. Heeps played a key role in the Witches’ run to the Premiership...

Speedway – Pirates aim to plunder Monarchs in KO Cup

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New boys Poole Pirates will be Edinburgh Monarchs opponents in the first round of the Championship KO Cup. Berwick Bandits have been drawn with Leicester Lions, last season’s league and play-off winners and success-hungry Glasgow...
Ricky Wells photo by Jack Cupido

Speedway – Wells moves from Edinburgh to Glasgow

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Ricky Wells has joined Glasgow Tigers on an average of 7.05 points after three years with their arch rivals Edinburgh Monarchs. The New Zealand-born American international now becomes the latest in a long line of...

Speedway – popular Doolan steps back from full-time racing

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Berwick Bandits legend Kevin Doolan has confirmed he is stepping back from full-time speedway but the popular Aussie plans to stay involved with the Borders club. Doolan, who is a retained fire fighter in the...
Richie Worrall yesterday (THURS) left Edinburgh Monarchs to join Leicester Lions.

Speedway – Worrall back at Armadale after ankle break

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Richie Worrall joins Sam Masters and Josh Pickering in the Edinburgh Monarchs team for next season and the rider is delighted to be back. Worrall, pictured in the pits at Armadale last season, spent part...

Speedway – Monarchs home highlights show date

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Edinburgh Monarchs' Home Highlights Show is on Friday, November 29 at Edinburgh Napier University's Craiglockhart Campus. Tickets £5. The venue, commonly called "The Egg", was the home of our 2019 Season Launch Show but with...

Pop into Staggs (Volunteer Arms) for a small refreshment

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The Volunteer Arms, locally known as Staggs, has been in the same family since 1858. It is superbly run with an extensive range of ales including Australian brews and four changing beers, sourced nationally. Several...

Speedway – young lions on duty at Armadale

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The last track action of the season takes place at Armadale on Saturday (6pm) featuring the Northern Junior League Riders' Championship. There are two competitions, the 500cc event and the 125/150cc event. Past winners who...

Speedway – Jensen and Vissing revved-up for rampant Robins

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SGB Premiership, play-off, semi-final, second-leg: Swindon Robins 58, Wolverhampton Wolves 32 (agg: 107-71) Danish duo Rasmus Jensen and Claus Vissing (pictured with Tigers' manager Cami Brown), who both ride for Glasgow Tigers, helped Somerset Rebels...

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