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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...

Edinburgh Monarchs go Bear hunting at Armadale on Friday

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What the Fork Monarchs need to produce their best form for Friday's visit of Redcar Bears who emerged victorious from their road trip to Berwick Bandits last Saturday. Recent defeats by Glasgow Tigers and Leicester...

Battling Berwick Bandits beaten by Plymouth Gladiators on the South Coast

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Plymouth Gladiators: 49, Berwick FTS Bandits Powered by Keenwood Karpets: 41 Injury-hit Berwick FTS Bandits were boosted with the return from international duty of No 1 Chris Harris, for their SGB Championship clash at the...

Edinburgh Monarchs skid to disappointing defeat to high-flying Leicester Lions

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A 39-50 home defeat by Leicester was one of the most disappointing results for the Monarchs for a long time, according to an Edinburgh Monarchs spokesman who confirmed that this was and the second...

Sarjeant back as Edinburgh Monarchs aim to tame Leicester Lions

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What the Fork Monarchs face a big test on Friday when the 2019 league winners, Leicester Lions, visit Armadale (tapes-up 7.30 on Friday) and the in-form Midlands combine have been hitting huge scores on...

Edinburgh Monarchs rider helps Glasgow Tigers go top of SGB Championship

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Glasgow Tigers are riding high at the top of the SGB Championship after five wins in six matches, including victory over Plymouth Gladiators who, club bosses, felt would be their toughest test of the...

Brown warns Glasgow Tigers over Friday’s visitors Plymouth Gladiators

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Glasgow Tigers' team manager Cami Brown believes his side could be in for their biggest battle of the season so far when Plymouth Gladiators visit Ashfield on Friday (tapes-up 7.30pm). Brown's side scraped a 46-44...

Two missing for Glasgow Tigers when they entertain Plymouth Gladiators

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Glasgow Tigers confirmed that they will be minus Benjamin Basso and Tom Brennan for Friday's home joust with Plymouth Gladiators (tapes-up 7.30pm) in the SGB Championship. Both men have another meeting overseas and Cami Brown,...

Tigers boss Brown praises Monarchs for their ‘excellent performance’ at Glasgow

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Glasgow scraped a narrow victory over Edinburgh despite a dominant performance from visiting No 1 Sam Masters, the Australian racing to a flawless 18-point maximum for the Monarchs, but it was not enough to...

Magnificent Masters ends up on losing side as Tigers edge Monarchs

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What the Fork Monarchs regained lost pride at Ashfield, performing far better than they had in the home fixture in spite of the absence of James Sarjeant and the 46-44 scoreline represents one of...

Ice cool Cook denies former club as Glasgow Tigers edge Edinburgh Monarchs

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SGB Championship: Newcastle Diamonds 47, Berwick Bandits 42; Glasgow Tigers 46, Edinburgh Monarchs 44 Craig Cook split Edinburgh Monarchs top two of Sam Masters and Josh Pickering to snatch a 46-44 victory for Glasgow...

Edinburgh Monarchs suffer confidence-sapping defeat to arch rivals Glasgow Tigers

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What the Fork Monarchs did not rise to the occasion according to club bosses in the first instalment of the Scottish speedway derby matches against arch rivals Glasgow Tigers. The Armadale men skidded to a...

Glasgow Tigers boss issues warning ahead of Edinburgh Monarchs clash

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Glasgow boss Cami Brown guided Tigers to a 51-39 road win at arch rivals Edinburgh Monarchs and said: "That's why I do this job." Tigers took control of the meeting as early as heat...

Edinburgh Monarchs square-up to Glasgow Tigers in biggest test to date in SGB Championship

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What the Fork Monarchs face their biggest test to date on Friday (tapes-up 7.30pm) against a Glasgow Tigers side which many have marked down as favourites for silverware this season. Tigers' fans will certainly travel...

Pickering stars as King’s Lynn power into League Cup Final

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King's Lynn are the first team through to the League Cup Final after their 56-34 win over Ipswich thanks to a powerful performance by new captain Josh Pickering, an Edinburgh Monarchs racer. Aussie-born Pickering (pictured...

Under-strength Newcastle Diamonds cut down by Edinburgh Monarchs

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What the Fork Monarchs comfortably moved into the quarter-final of the SGB Championship Knockout Cup on a 107-73 aggregate thanks to a 58-32 scoreline in the first round, second-leg against an injury-hit Newcastle Diamonds...

Edinburgh Monarchs primed to deliver Knockout Cup blow to Newcastle Diamonds

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What the Fork Monarchs gave themselves an excellent chance of qualifying for the SGB Championship Knockout Cup quarter-final by winning 49-41 in the first round, first-leg at Newcastle last Sunday. The return is at...

Edinburgh Monarchs claim eight point KO Cup advantage over Newcastle Diamonds

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What the Fork Monarchs took a step towards securing a place in the quarter-final of the Championship Knockout Cup with a 49-41 victory in the first-round, first-leg against Newcastle Diamonds at Brough Park. A strong...

Berwick Bandits earn revenge over Edinburgh Monarchs in SGB Championship

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TWO former Edinburgh Monarchs riders came back to haunt their former ex-paymasters. New Zealand-born racer Ricky Wells (pictured) and Aussie rider Jye Ethridge both powered to 12 points as Berwick Bandits mugged Monarchs 56-34 in the Borders in the...

Monarchs mug Bandits while Tigers maul Diamonds in SGB Championship

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Josh Pickering (pictured) powered to 14 points and skipper Sam Masters 13 as Edinburgh Monarchs opened their competitive season with a 50-40 victory over Berwick Bandits in the SGB Championship. Former Monarchs star Ricky Wells...

Paco ready for tapes up against Berwick Bandits in SGB Championship with Edinburgh Monarchs

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Paco Castagne will make his debut for Edinburgh Monarchs when they open their competitive season in the SGB Championship against near neighbours Berwick Bandits at Armadale on Friday (tapes-up 7.30pm). The 28-year-old Italian missed the club's practice...

Double gamble for Monarchs

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Alex Harkess admitted that bosses have gambled with this season's Edinburgh Monarchs team, but he added: "If they come off the team will be very, very good." The club co-promoter said that it was very much...

Live streaming for speedway fans

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Speedway fans will have more chances to enjoy live racing than ever before thanks to a new live streaming project for the sport. Championship action will be available to view on a new streaming channel...

Monarchs confirm their team

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Edinburgh Monarchs have confirmed that next year's team will be James Sarjeant, Lasse Fredriksen, Josh Pickering, Jacob Hook, Kye Thomson, Paco Castagna and Sam Masters (pictured by Jack Cupido). Three riders remain from last season...

Pijper back as a Bandit

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Berwick have confirmed that they have re-signed experienced Dutchman Theo Pijper (pictured) for a fourth spell in Bandits colours. Pijper, who rode for Scunthorpe this year, last appeared for the Shielfield Park side in 2018...

Worrall in Lions den

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Richie Worrall (pictured) has confirmed he has joined Leicester Lions after leaving Edinburgh Monarchs. It will be his second spell at the ambitious Midlands club as the St Helens-born rider wore Lions colours during...

Schlein bows out with a bang

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Former Edinburgh Monarchs star Rory Schlein (pictured) top scored for double-chasing Poole Pirates as they clinched the SGB Championship Grand Final with a 56-34 home win over Glasgow Tigers for a 12-point aggregate triumph...

Bickley a Bandit next season

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Berwick Speedway have confirmed that Kyle Bickley (picture by Taylor Lanning) has signed to ride for the club next season and he will also skipper the Berwick Bullets in the National Development League.The talented...

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