News Archive - January 2018

Happy Birthday - We're 70!

NEWS Wednesday 17th January 2018, 9:00am

It's 70 years since the Monarchs took to the track for the first time and to kick start a year of celebration we are proud to unveil a specially commissioned logo to mark the Club's 70th season!

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Excitement Personified!

NEWS Monday 15th January 2018, 10:13am

After (nearly) four championship rounds, 80 heats, four semi finals and three main finals we arrived at the ultimate race of the series with Rohan Tungate and Brady Kurtz locked together on points and the title on the line.

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Rohan the Champ

NEWS Sunday 14th January 2018, 11:41am

It went down to the very last race of the very last meeting to decide the 2018 Australian Champion but when Rohan Tungate secured second place ahead of last placed Brady Kurtz in the final at Gilman, won by Jack Holder, it confirmed Tungate as the Aussie Champion.

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It's Very Close Now

NEWS Saturday 13th January 2018, 8:15am

Round three of the Australian titles held at Mildura on Friday 12th January brought the series back to life with Brady Kurtz scoring some big points to claw back from eight points adrift to draw level on the overall series scorechart with the man who had previously threatened to run away with the title Rohan Tungate. It’s all to play for heading to the final round at Gillman on Sunday evening.

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Tight At The Top

NEWS Friday 12th January 2018, 12:35pm

The third round of the Australian Championship took place at Mildura on Friday evening and another fall for Josh Pickering probably cost him dear as another point would have taken him to the semi final.

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Josh On The Infield

NEWS Wednesday 10th January 2018, 11:31pm

Rohan Tungate proved that his first round heroics at Kurri Kurri were no fluke by again winning the final at round 2 held at a Undera on January 10th to build on his series lead.

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Keep off the grass

NEWS Wednesday 10th January 2018, 12:04pm

Josh Pickering scored six points in the second round of the Australian Championship at Undera on Wednesday evening but was twice excluded for crossing the inside white line.

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Josh In The Mix

NEWS Sunday 7th January 2018, 0:07am

In a thrilling meeting Rohan Tungate won the first round of the Australian titles for 2018 held at the Kurri Kurri but the best news of all for Monarchs fans was Josh Pickering finishing second in the final in front of ex Monarch Max Fricke in third with Brady Kurtz awarded fourth after falling in the first running of the final.

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Wow

NEWS Saturday 6th January 2018, 11:45am

Josh Pickering made a thrilling start to his challenge for the 2018 Australian Championship by finishing second to Rohan Tungate in the first round at Kurri Kurri on Saturday evening.

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Burns Supper Coming Up - Derek's Bus Can Take You!

NEWS Friday 5th January 2018, 11:01am

Now that the Festivities are out of the way we can turn our attention to the next big social event being staged by the Monarchs100 support group – the Burns Supper on Saturday 20th January at the Danderhall Miners’ Club, with special guest Alun Rossiter.

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