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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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”.

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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.

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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.

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Kevin Wolbert, left, has been dropped for next season, but Erik Riss, centre, and Mark Riss, will have talks with Monarchs

Monarchs want assurances from Riss brothers before any new deals

Edinburgh Monarchs team manager Alex Harkess says his German duo Mark and Erik Riss need to ‘waken up’ if they are to command a team place at Armadale next season.

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Kevin Wolbert is disappointed to be leaving Edinburgh Monarchs. Pic: Ron MacNeill

German rider Kevin Wolbert axed by Edinburgh Monarchs

Edinburgh Monarchs have axed German ace Kevin Wolbert from their team as they attempt to rebuild their squad within the 40-point limit set for all Championship sides next season at the recent Promoters AGM.

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Max Clegg

Max Clegg could be frozen out by Monarchs

Edinburgh Monarchs senior reserve Max Clegg says he is waiting by the telephone for a call to confirm he will be back at Armadale for a third spell next season.

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Eddie and Norma McKenna of Border Roofing were sponsors and directors at Monarchs

Edinburgh Monarchs ditch sponsors Border Roofing

Edinburgh Monarchs have dumped their team sponsors Border Roofing, who have backed the Capital speedway outfit for the last two seasons.

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Alex Harkess reckons reducing the team limit to 40 could prove detrimental. Picture: Ron MacNeill

Monarchs unimpressed with revamp but vow to build winning team

Edinburgh Monarchs speedway co-boss Alex Harkess hopes the club’s supporters will take a positive view over the revamp of the league format for next season despite his own reservations about some of the changes voted through by promoters at their AGM last week.

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Steve Worrall makes a return to Armadale tonight, filling in for Sam Masters. Pic: Ron MacNeill

Stakes still high for Edinburgh Monarchs in final meeting

The preservation of their unbeaten Premier League home record and bragging rights are the twin aims for Edinburgh Monarchs when they face Glasgow Tigers in their final speedway match of the season at Armadale Stadium tonight.

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Monarchs are staying put as Armadale drops greyhounds

The sudden closedown of greyhound racing at Armadale Stadium last weekend sparked fresh fears among speedway fans that Edinburgh Monarchs’ future at the Lothian Arena is once again under threat.

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Ryan Fisher preparing for his final match at Armadale. Picture: Ron MacNeill

Power failure turns the lights out on Monarchs

Edinburgh Monarchs’ derby clash with Glasgow Tigers at Armadale tonight was called off following a floodlight failure.

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Sam Masters and Ryan Fisher. The latter will be signing off from speedway after tonight's clash with Tigers. Pic: Ron MacNeill

Ryan Fisher aims to sign off Monarchs career in style

Edinburgh Monarchs bring down the curtain on their 2016 speedway season against Glasgow Tigers at Armadale tonight with the Ashfield side still on course for a trophy treble to replicate the one Monarchs achieved two years ago.

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Edinburgh Monarchs rider Ryan Fisher with wife Daelyn, daughter Abbyjo and son Harley. This will be Fisher's final meeting at Armadale

Monarchs pledge to continue racing at Armadale Stadium

Edinburgh Monarchs will announce after Friday’s final Premier League fixture against Glasgow Tigers that they will come to the tapes again in 2017 for their 21st season of speedway at Armadale Stadium.

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Mark Riss leads in heat 3. Pic: Ron MacNeill

Edinburgh Monarchs’ reign comes to an end as Witches prevail

Edinburgh Monarchs’ dream of winning the Premier League title for a third time in a row was finally extinguished at Armadale Stadium tonight.

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Monarchs star Ryan Fisher has announced he will retire at the end of the season. Pic: Ron MacNeill

Edinburgh Monarchs aiming for play-off miracle at Armadale

Edinburgh Monarchs are just 15 heats from losing their Premier League speedway crown.

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