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Monarchs edge Gladiators to boost play-off chances

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What The Fork Monarchs emerged victorious by 48-42 against Plymouth, a result which boosts Edinburgh's play-off position but it wasn't until the final race that anyone could relax.Last heat heroes Richard Lawson and Kye...

Monarchs win despite two taken to hospital

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The Championship Jubilee match got off to the worst possible start with three riders ruled out after a first bend heat 1 crash, two of them Edinburgh riders.What The Fork Monarchs gritted their teeth...

Pickering called-up by Tigers ahead of Berwick trip

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Josh Pickering is returning to hunt down the FTS Bandits, powered by Keenwood Karpets on Saturday, seven days after his paid 17 points earned his club, Edinburgh Monarchs, a two-point victory after a thrilling...

Masters and Pickering keep their cool as Monarchs edge Bandits

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Sam Masters was unstoppable, adding a paid maximum to a series of big scores around the Shielfield bowl, while fellow Australian Josh Pickering backed his captain with 15 points.Between them the Edinburgh Monarchs pair...

Whizz-kid Flint rises to new heights

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It proved to be lucky 13 for Leon Flint as the Berwick-born Bandits’ star reeled off a five-ride maximum to win the British Under-19 Championship at Redcar, writes George Dodds.Because of the draw, which...

Monarchs hope to toast Jubilee success

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What The Fork Monarchs kick-start their bid to top the Scottish section of the Championship Jubilee League with a victory over Berwick Bandits at Armadale on Friday (tapes-up 7.30pm).Bandits arrived with a side boosted...

Redcar Bears continue to dominate at Shielfield

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Knockout Cup: Berwick Bandits 34, Redcar Bears 56 (aggregate: 73-107)Berwick suffered a KO Cup nightmare as Redcar made it six in their last seven Shielfield Park visits, writes George Dodds.Any hope the FTS Bandits,...

Monarchs and Bandits both skid to defeat

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SGB Championship: Leicester Lions 47, Edinburgh Monarchs 42; SGB Knockout Cup, quarter-final, second-leg: Berwick Bandits 34, Redcar Bears 56 (agg: 73-107)Richard Lawson top scored with 11 points as Edinburgh Monarchs skidded to a 47-42 defeat...

Masterful Masters and Pickering sink champions Poole

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Skipper Sam Masters and Josh Pickering (pictured) guided What the Fork Edinburgh Monarchs to a confidence-boosting win over reigning league champions Poole Pirates, recovering from a two-point deficit after heat 12 with a late...

Monarchs aim to sink Poole in Championship test

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Poole, championship winners in 2021, will be the toughest test so far of Edinburgh Monarchs' play-off credentials and Pirates know how to get round Armadale having won in the SGB Championship and the Knockout...

Fans invited to public meeting as Monarchs kick-start their campaign for a new stadium

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Edinburgh Monarchs are hosting a public meeting on Wednesday, July 6 to kick-start a fund-raising campaign for their new £1.2m super stadium at Livingston.Deer Park Country Club is the venue and the meeting starts...

Comeback man Fredriksen Man of the Match as Edinburgh Monarchs sting Scunthorpe Scorpions

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What the Fork Monarchs celebrated having their full septet back on track with an excellent showing against Scunthorpe Scorpions, recording their highest league win of the season, 56-34.Skipper Sam Masters led the way...

Monarchs and Tigers both see off Championship rivals

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SGB Championship: Edinburgh Monarchs 56, Scunthorpe Scorpions 34: Glasgow Tigers 57, Redcar Bears 33Skipper Sam Masters (pictured by Jack Cupido) powered to a five-ride maximum of 15 points as Edinburgh Monarchs stung play-off rivals...

Ryan Douglas a threat as Scorpions bid to sting Monarchs

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Another team in contention for the play-off places, Scunthorpe Scorpions, arrive at Armadale on Friday (tapes-up 7.30pm) and Monarchs travel south to race at the Eddie Wright Raceway on Sunday.First of all, Edinburgh...

Edinburgh Monarchs face debutant when Scunthorpe Scorpions visit

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Scunthorpe Scorpions give a debut to new signing James Wright in their SGB Championship clash at Edinburgh Monarchs, sponsored by What the Fork, on Friday (tapes-up 7.30pm).Wright, who became available following the closure of Newcastle...

Masters and Pickering star for Edinburgh Monarchs

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Oxford Cheetahs led by six points at two separate stages of the match, but gutsy Monarchs fought back to take the three points courtesy of stunning 5-1 advantages in Heats 13 and 15.The...

Joy for Edinburgh Monarchs and Glasgow Tigers

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SGB Championship: Edinburgh Monarchs 48, Oxford Cheethas 42; Glasgow Tigers 56, Leicester Lions 34Sam Masters and Aussie countryman Josh Pickering (pictured) both powered to 14 points as Edinburgh Monarchs secured a crucial win over play-off rivals...

Play-off rivals visit Edinburgh Monarchs

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Oxford have had 15 years out of the sport but have won their battle to return. The last time Monarchs and Cheetahs met on track was the 1997 Cup Final in the first year...

Washout at Armadale for Monarchs

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The action against struggling Newcastle Diamonds at Armadale consisted of two heats, one raced on a dry track, and one on a very wet track, before it was decided that conditions were not suitable...

Edinburgh Monarchs looking for another confidence boost

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What The Fork Monarchs reached the semi-final of the Knockout Cup and recorded their first road win of the season at Birmingham Brummies and they aims to maintain momentum when struggling Newcastle Diamonds visit...

Lawson and Sedgmen star in last heat thriller as Edinburgh Monarchs move into KO...

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It took until the last lap of the last heat but after 30 races of enthralling Scottish derby speedway What the Fork Monarchs progress to the semi-final of the Knockout Cup 91-89 on aggregate...

Edinburgh Monarchs squeeze into Knockout Cup semi-final in thriller at Glasgow Tigers

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SGB Championship: Berwick Bandits 41, Leicester Lions 49; Knockout Cup quarter-final, second-leg: Glasgow Tigers 52, Edinburgh Monarchs 38 (agg: 89-91).Under-strength Edinburgh Monarchs secured a slot in the semi-final of the Knockout Cup after edging...

Harkess sends warning to Glasgow Tigers ahead of Knockout Cup clash

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Under-strength What The Fork Monarchs face this weekend's Knockout Cup quarter-final double-header against Glasgow determined to build a lead on Friday in the first-leg at Armadale before the return at Ashfield on Saturday and...

Battling Edinburgh Monarchs come close at Poole Pirates

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What The Fork Monarchs come one point short of claiming a bonus point as they went down 49-41 at Poole Pirates. Prior to this match the best visiting score this season had been 37.Team...

Edinburgh Monarchs skid to defeat at Plymouth Gladiators

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SGB Championship: Plymouth Gladiators 48, Edinburgh Monarchs 42Edinburgh Monarchs inconsistent form surfaced again when they skidded to a 48-42 defeat at Plymouth Gladiators.The visitors went eight points behind early but levelled at 21-21 after seven...

Josh Pickering stars for Edinburgh Monarchs in big win over Birmingham Brummies

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What the Fork Monarchs won 52-36 against Birmingham in a bruising encounter which was notable mainly for the wrong reasons, writes Mike Hunter as Monarchs finished with five fit riders to the Brummies four.Too...

Edinburgh Monarchs win but Berwick Bandits skid to defeat

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SGB Championship: Edinburgh Monarchs 52, Birmingham Brummies 36; Knockout Cup, quarter-final, first-leg: Redcar Bears 51, Berwick Bandits 39Josh Pickering top scored with 14 points and skipper Sam Masters (pictured) collected 13 points as Edinburgh...

Edinburgh Monarchs looking for new home after this season

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Following 26 wonderful seasons, speedway racing will cease at Armadale Stadium at the end of the 2022 season. The West Lothian venue, which has hosted the most successful era of the Monarchs, will close...

Edinburgh Monarchs claim point at Redcar Bears but boss Campbell wanted more

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Edinburgh Monarchs boss John Campbell agreed with the decision to call off the last heat at Redcar Bears after a heavy shower as the visitors earned a point in a 45-39 defeat on Teesside,...

Edinburgh Monarchs overcome adversity to beat Redcar Bears in SGB Championship

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What The Fork Monarchs pulled off one of their more remarkable results for some time, writes Mike Hunter, by defeating Redcar Bears 48-41 at Armadale in spite of the loss of key man James...

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