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Monarchs 48, Ipswich 41: Monarchs’ title dream is ended in final race

Edinburgh Monarchs bowed out of the speedway play-offs in dramatic fashion at Armadale tonight. T

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Monarchs' Mitchell Davey leads Connor Mountain in heat two. Pic: Ron MacNeill

Monarchs head into play-off second leg facing ten-point deficit

Edinburgh Monarchs have work to do if they are to reach the Championship play-off finals after going down to Ipswich Witches in tonight’s semi-final first-leg tie at Foxhall Heath.

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Erik Riss wants Monarchs to help each other out

Monarchs aiming to keep within ten points of Ipswich

REACHING the speedway play-offs means anything achieved in the regular season counts for nothing now. So Edinburgh Monarchs’ recent victory at Ipswich Witches, their semi-final opponents, must be wiped from the memory banks.

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Monarchs captain Sam Masters leads Witches' paire Kyle Newman and Danny King, with Mark Riss far right at Armadale. Picture: Ron MacNeil

Monarchs face Witches in two-legged play-offs semi-final

Edinburgh Monarchs have been drawn against Ipswich Witches in the speedway play-off semi-finals with the first leg at Foxhall Heath on Thursday and the deciding leg at Armadale 24 hours later.

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Mark Riss beats Matt Williamson

Monarchs into the last four as they make Comets crash

Edinburgh Monarchs clinched their place in the speedway play-offs with a convincing 54-38 victory at Workington Comets at Derwent Park on Saturday night.

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Skid Row:  Monarchs captain Sam Masters leads Richie Worrall, Ashley Morris and Josh Pickering. Picture: Ron MacNeill

Thriller as Monarchs claw back Tigers in nailbiting derby win

Edinburgh Monarchs chalked up their first success over Glasgow Tigers this season with a hard fought 46-43 triumph at Armadale last night to put them within touching distance of the play-offs.

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Monarchs must beat Glasgow to be certain of the play-offs

Edinburgh Monarchs are still sweating on that final play-off spot after going down to a crushing 58-34 defeat at league leaders Sheffield Tigers at Owlerton last night.

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lex Harkess knows Redcar must win at least two of their remaining matches

Monarchs aim to scare off leaders Sheffield

Edinburgh Monarchs stand on the cusp of qualifying for the end of season speedway play-offs, but they’re not there yet.

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Richie Worrall top scored for Monarchs at Scunthotpe. Picture: Ron MacNeill

Monarchs ‘99.9 per cent certain of play-off place’

Edinburgh Monarchs gave ther play-off hopes a massive boost by battling back from eight points down to beat Scunthorpe Scorpions 49-41 at the Eddie Wright Raceway yesterday.

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Erik Riss leads Comets Ty Proctor and Monarchs team-mate Max Cleg. Riss won the man of the match. Picture: Ron MacNeill

Monarchs complete the double to race back into play-offs frame

Edinburgh Monarchs are back in the play-off game after winning all six league points up for grabs in last night’s double header Armadale.

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Sam Masters (in red cap) battles with Chris Harris

Struggling Monarchs must push to the four

Edinburgh Monarchs are gearing up to make a final push to reach the speedway play-offs.

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Max Clegg on top of the podium with second-placed Coty Garci, left, and third-placed Jacob Buckhave. Pic: Ron MacNeill

Max Clegg wins Riders’ title at Armadale

It was third time lucky for the Linlithgow Tyres and Exhaust sponsored Caledonian Riders Championship at Armadale last night which was staged under blue skies and warm sunshine.

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Max Clegg owes Monarchs a big performance

Edinburgh Monarchs hope it is third time lucky for Riders’ race

Edinburgh Monarchs make a third attempt to stage the Caledonian Riders Championship tonight in a meeting designed to showcase up and coming young talent alongside some established names.

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Sam Masters is back in the saddle. Pic: Ron MacNeill

Sam Masters to make Monarchs return in key double-header

Sam Masters will return to the saddle for Edinburgh Monarchs in time for their double-header against Workington Comets and Ipswich Witches on Friday week.

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Monarchs could all but secure a play-off spot if they win both matches

Monarchs to face Witches and Comets in home double header

Edinburgh Monarchs will stage their rained-off match against Ipswich Witches as part of a double header with Workington Comets at Armadale on Friday, September 8.

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Ricky Wells top scored for Monarchs

Harkess remains confident Monarchs will make top four

Edinburgh Monarchs team manager Alex Harkess is still confident his team will make the play-offs despite losing to Redcar Bears on Teesside on Thursday.

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Ricky Wells was top man for Monarchs at Sheffield

Bears claw back Monarchs in race for the play-offs

Redcar Bears cut the gap on Edinburgh Monarchs in the battle for the fourth play-off spot to just two points with a comfortable victory against the Capital side on Teesside last night

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Ricky Wells top scored for Monarchs

Monarchs bid to dent Bears’ play-off hopes at Redcar

Redcar Bears are the only team who can put the squeeze on Edinburgh Monarchs in the race for the fourth and final play-off position – and it’s turning in to quite a battle.

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Ricky Wells leads Jan Graversen and Max Clegg in heat seven. Picture: Ron MacNeill

Edinburgh Monarchs have no reply to Sheffield’s steel

Sheffield Tigers are the form team in the Championship right now.

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Mark Riss is set to make his comeback for Monarchs on Sunday against Sheffield

Edinburgh Monarchs clash with Ipswich washed out

Tonight’s Championship speedway encounter between Edinburgh Monarchs and Ipswich Witches was called off despite the start time being delayed by 45 minutes to give the track staff the opportunity to make the circuit rideable after an afternoon of heavy downpours.

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