Edinburgh Monarchs secure ‘significant’ sponsor deal

Edinburgh Monarchs have engineered a “very significant” team sponsorship deal and will be known as the Parsons Peebles Monarchs this season.

Ricky Wells is glad to be joining an Edinburgh Monarchs team that always challenges for honours. Pic: Ron MacNeill

Ricky Wells settling into new life at Edinburgh Monarchs

Ricky Wells says his switch to Edinburgh Monarchs this season after three years at Workington Comets is the ideal move for him – and he’s tipping the Capital speedway outfit to make the play-offs.

John Campbell has brought success to Monarchs. Pic: Ron MacNeill

Monarchs boss: Critics are wrong to write us off

Edinburgh Monarchs co-promoter John Campbell has defended the team chosen to pursue a sixth championship crown in the face of criticism online.

Edinburgh Monarchs captain Sam Masters welcomes Josh Pickering to Armadale. Pic: Ron MacNeill

Josh Pickering arrives at Monarchs up for the challenge

Edinburgh Monarchs’ new Australian signing Josh Pickering has touched down in the Capital and told fans: “This is a huge leap for me but I’m up for the challenge.”

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Monarchs rider Erik Riss to double up with Leicester

Edinburgh Monarchs’ young German rider Erik Riss will double-up for Leicester Lions in the SGB Premiership this season after agreeing terms with the Midlands outfit

Sam Masters will defend his title

Monarchs to kick-start their season with Scottish Open

Edinburgh Monarchs will formally open the new Armadale speedway season on March 31 with the David Harrison Ford Scottish Open Championship.

Alex Harkess is eyeing success for Monarchs this term

Monarchs learn fixtures for 2017 SGB Championship campaign

Edinburgh Monarchs will kick off their new era in the SGB Championship with a home fixture on Friday, April 7 against Scunthorpe Scorpions, considered by many to be the weakest team in the league.

Sam Masters is no longer the bridesmaid

Sam Masters wins Australian Championship

Edinburgh Monarchs skipper Sam Masters today spoke of his delight at being crowned Australian speedway champion for the first time at the weekend after finishing runner-up in the four-round event for the past two years.

Josh Pickering knows British speedway will come as a culture shock

Monarchs new boy Josh Pickering relishing step up in class

Edinburgh Monarchs have a long tradition of giving aspiring Australian speedway riders their first break in the UK, and over the years they have unearthed some genuine nuggets who have gone on to enhance their careers.

Josh Pickering is looking to repay Monarchs' faith

Monarchs complete 2017 line-up by signing Josh Pickering

Edinburgh Monarchs have completed their speedway squad for next season by capturing promising Australian racer Josh Pickering, who will make his UK debut in the rebranded Championship tier.

Mitchell Davey feels he can be a secret weapon for Monarchs at reserve. Pic: Ron MacNeill

Mitchell Davey so glad to resurrect Monarchs career

When Mitchell Davey flew over the safety fence at Sheffield Tigers and broke his right femur in 2013 while riding for Edinburgh Monarchs, many feared the book would close on the Australian’s UK racing career.

Mitchell Davey believes he'll do well at Monarchs. Pic: Ron MacNeill

Mitchell Davey makes return to Edinburgh Monarchs

Edinburgh Monarchs have unveiled Aussie speedway star Mitchell Davey as their sixth signing for 2017.

Max Clegg has plans to raise his average at Monarchs next season and also improve his gating. Pic: Ron MacNeill

Patience pays off for Max Clegg at Edinburgh Monarchs

They say good things come to those who wait and Max Clegg’s patience in waiting to hear from Edinburgh Monarchs has paid off, with the 19-year-old rider earning a new contract for 2017 and a third spell at Armadale.

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Max Clegg is the National League Riders champion. Picture: Ron MacNeill

Max Clegg commits to Edinburgh Monarchs for 2017

Max Clegg has rejoined Edinburgh Monarchs to begin his third spell at Armadale in 2017.

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Sam Masters will be back in Monarchs colours for 2017. Pic: Ron MacNeill

Monarchs’ Sam Masters delighted to re-sign for ‘best club in UK’

Edinburgh Monarchs captain Sam Masters reacted to clinching a new contract for next season at Armadale by describing the Capital side as “the best club in Britain and I love riding for them”.

Mark Riss is likely to start at reserve for Monarchs. Pic: Ron Macneill

Mark Riss is third racer to commit to Monarchs

Mark Riss has signed up for a second season at Edinburgh Monarchs, becoming the third rider to agree a deal for the 2017 campaign.

Ricky Wells became a guest rider of choice for many clubs in 2016

Ricky Wells: My move to Monarchs is long overdue

Edinburgh Monarchs’ new signing Ricky Wells says his arrival at Armadale is long overdue and should have happened before now.

Monarchs' new signing Ricky Wells was a popular choice as a guest rider last season

Monarchs snap up Ricky Wells from Comets

Edinburgh Monarchs have snapped up New Zealand-born Ricky Wells as their second signing for the 2017 speedway season.

Erik Riss won the World Longtrack title last season but was inconsistent for Monarchs. Pic: Ron MacNeill

Erik Riss to focus on Monarchs by scaling back overseas action

Erik Riss wrote his own speedway report card this season and stated he ‘must do better’.

Erik Riss is a double world longtrack champion

Erik Riss first rider to sign for Monarchs’ 2017 campaign

German star Erik Riss has become the first Edinburgh Monarchs rider to sign up for the 2017 season.

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