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News Archive - October 2016

Date Confirmed

NEWS Monday 10th October 2016, 10:30am

We have agreed the restaging date for our final match with Glasgow and it will be Friday 21st October. That means that the Border Roofing Monarchs will go into that match without Sam Masters and Ryan Fisher.

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Stadium Clarification

NEWS Saturday 8th October 2016, 3:00pm

News broke on Saturday lunchtime of the closure of Armadale Greyhound track. We would like to confirm that it is the greyhound side of the operations that have closed down. The stadium is still very much open for speedway.

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Lights Out On The Scottish Derby

NEWS Saturday 8th October 2016, 0:59am

On what was in every sense one of the blackest nights in Edinburgh Speedway history, our match against Glasgow was postponed and we could not bring our league programme to a conclusion.

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Meeting Postponed

NEWS Friday 7th October 2016, 10:19pm

A floodlight failure just on start time caused the postponement of tonight's league match against Glasgow.

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Race Day Update

NEWS Friday 7th October 2016, 3:00pm

It's our final race day of the season and the weather is going to be kind to us with dry, even sunny, conditions in the run up to the match. Online advance ticket sales would suggest that we will end the season with a big crowd on our Thanks to the Fans Night.

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That's All Folks

PREVIEW Thursday 6th October 2016, 7:43pm

And now, the end is near. And so I face the final curtain. My Friend, I’ll say it clear. I’ll state my case, of which I’m certain. I’ve lived a life that’s full. I travelled each and every highway. And more, much more than this, I did it my way.

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Final Meeting, Ryan's Farewell, Lightning Reunion and Thank The Fans Night!

NEWS Wednesday 5th October 2016, 1:00pm

The Border Roofing Monarchs take on Glasgow Tigers at Armadale on Friday, always an occasion in itself, and the Monarchs’ promotion will be saying “Thank you to the Fans” for their part in ensuring we have made it to the end of our season.

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Thank The Fans Night

NEWS Monday 3rd October 2016, 9:49pm

We owe a great deal to our fans this season in a number of ways, and on Friday we reach the end of a severely rain-affected season together. The match against Glasgow, the final Premier League match anywhere this season, we will be calling our “Thank the Fans Night”!

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Max A World Champ And Erik A Finalist Again

NEWS Sunday 2nd October 2016, 9:15pm

We send our heartiest congratulations to Max Fricke, Monarch of 2013-4, for his achievement in winning the World Under-21 Championship in tonight’s third leg in Gdansk. It’s a big step up the ladder for Max who is still only 20.

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Good Win But Not Enough

REPORT Saturday 1st October 2016, 1:17am

The Border Roofing Monarchs rode well tonight to record a 53-37 win over Ipswich, but it wasn’t enough to overturn the Witches’ first leg advantage as they progressed to a semi-final against Somerset on a 95-85 aggregate.

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