Edinburgh Monarchs

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.


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.

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.

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.

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.

Ryan Fisher goes down, bringing with him team-mate Sam Masters and Peterborughs Matthew Wethers with him. Picture: Ron MacNeill

Monarchs get their claws into half-hearted Panthers

Edinburgh Monarchs preserved their unbeaten Premier League home record with an easy 59-33 victory over an under strength and reluctant Peterborough Panthers side at Armadale last night.

Erik Riss, right, goes on the inside of Nico Covatti

Ipswich 58, Monarchs 32: Edinburgh have it all to do in Play-Off return

Ipswich Witches have all but ended Edinburgh Monarchs’ dream of a third championship crown in a row after storming to a crushing 58-32 victory in their play-off quarter-final first-leg tie in East Suffolk tonight.

Heat seven: Monarchs rider Max Clegg comes close to crashing as Jake Allen takes a flyer at Armadale

Edinburgh Monarchs 50, Somerset Rebels 43: Monarchs to face Witches in play-offs

Edinburgh Monarchs preserved their unbeaten home Premier League speedway record at Armadale last night.

Berwicks stylish performer Thomas Jorgensen replaces Erik Riss

Monarchs aim to leave league leaders Somrset behind

Edinburgh Monarchs have enjoyed little luck with the wretched weather this season but thanks to results elsewhere they have linched their place in the Premier League play-offs.

Edinburgh Monarchs in action. Picture; Ron MacNeill

Monarchs boss says Friday fixtures are cursed with nine washouts

For Edinburgh Monarchs chairman Alex Harkness it never rains . . . it pours.


Latest washout puts play-off pressure on Edinburgh Monarchs

Edinburgh Monarchs are fighting a race against the clock to save their speedway play-off hopes after their vital Premier League clash against Glasgow Tigers tonight was washed out at Armadale – incredibly, their ninth postponement in 2016.

German brothers Erik Riss and Mark Riss will continue racing in partnership

Monarchs out to clinch play-off spot in derby with Glasgow

Edinburgh Monarchs will clinch their Premier League play-off qualification spot providing they take all three points against Glasgow Tigers in tonight’s high-stakes speedway derby clash at Armadale Stadium.

Losing control: Mark Riss, red cap, looks on after colliding with the stricken Max Clegg. Picture: Ron MacNeill

Monarchs: Clegg holds no grudges after Riss sent him flying

Edinburgh Monarchs’ senior reserve star Max Clegg today said he doesn’t blame team-mate Mark Riss for bringing him down heavily against Redcar Bears on Friday despite the fact it ruled the Englishman out of the second match against Plymouth Devils in the double-header event at Armadale.

Mark Riss (red cap) collides with Max Clegg in heat 14 against Redcar. Picture: Ron MacNeil

Monarchs boost their play-off chances with a winning double

Title-seeking Edinburgh Monarchs took a giant leap towards the Premier League speedway play-offs with twin victories over Redcar Bears and Plymouth Devils in last night’s vital double-header event at Armadale Stadium.


Monarchs earn a point after riders crash in Newcastle

Edinburgh Monarchs were short handed at Newcastle Diamonds last night and the home team took full advantage.

Heat six: Monarchs captain Sam Masters (red) leads Nike Lunna, Richard Lawson and Mark Riss

Mountain just too big to climb for Monarchs as Tigers progress

Edinburgh Monarchs had the proverbial mountain to climb in trying to claw back a substantial deficit of 24 points against arch rivals Glasgow Tigers in tonight’s Premier League KO Cup quarter-final second leg speedway tie at Armadale Stadium.

Monarchs rider Dan Bewley has been in a hot streak of form.  Picture: Ron MacNeill

Monarchs hoping for cup-tie ‘miracles’ against Glasgow

If Edinburgh Monarchs team manager Alex Harkess believes retrieving a 24-point deficit against Glasgow Tigers is an impossible task, he refuses to admit it publicly.

Somersets Olly Allen leads Monarchs Sam Masters. Pic: Ron MacNeill

Rebel hell for Monarchs as they are routed in Somerset

Somerset Rebels’ Oaktree Arena has held few fears for Edinburgh Monarchs in recent seasons, but the Capital speedway outfit felt the heat in humid conditions in their Premier League clash on Wednesday night as the Rebels coasted to a convincing 57-35 victory to maintain their unbeaten home record in style.

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