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Monarchs face new outfit in Championship as team limit is increased

Edinburgh Monarchs will race in an expanded 11-team Championship next year and will be able to use a higher team-building points limit after alterations were made in the wake of the British Speedway Promoters Association’s AGM.

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John Campbell and Alex Harkess is determined to get Monarchs' team just right next season. Pic: Ron MacNeill

Monarchs chief eager to get balance of 2018 team just right

Edinburgh Monarchs co-promoter Alex Harkess admits mistakes were made on the overall strength of the Capital speedway squad in the season just ended and has vowed to redress the issue as he wrestles with the blueprint of building a side for 2018.

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Monarchs captain Sam Masters leads

Monarchs bid to end on a winning note

Edinburgh Monarchs aim to end their season on a high when they take on Peterborough Panthers at the East of England Arena tonight.

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Edinburgh Capitals' Marek Tvrdon is closed down by the Braehead Clan defence. Picture: Jan Orkisz

Caps offer £5 tickets to Hibs, Hearts, Monarchs & Edinburgh Rugby fans

Edinburgh Capitals are offering tickets for just £5 to season ticket holders with Hibs, Hearts, Edinburgh Rugby and Edinburgh Monarchs for their upcoming matches against Manchester Storm and Sheffield Steelers.

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Sam Masters will be available for the trip to Peterborough. Pic: Ron MacNeill

Monarchs to round off season against Panthers on Friday

Edinburgh Monarchs will complete their 2017 Championship speedway season with a visit to Peterborough Panthers on Friday.

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Edinburgh Monarchs travel to Peterborough on Sunday for a meaningless match. Pic: Ron MacNeill

Edinburgh Monarchs left to rue slack play-off display

Edinburgh Monarchs complete their Championship league programme with a trip to face Peterborough Panthers at the east of England Showground on Sunday. But trying to pick the team up following Friday’s play-off semi-final loss to Ipswich Witches at Armadale won’t be easy.

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Erik Riss, Danny King, Rory Schlein and Sam Masters race in the heat 15 decider at Armadale last night. Picture: Ron MacNeill

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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