News Archive - April 2018

Shield Opener Postponed

REPORT Sunday 8th April 2018, 12:28pm

In spite of the best efforts of the track staff (including some Edinburgh travellers) our visit to Berwick last night was postponed due to a lengthy spell of rain.

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Monarchs Up For Challenge

PREVIEW Saturday 7th April 2018, 1:00pm

After the warmups that were the Scottish cup and Champions Challenge it is into the real stuff on Saturday evening as we head to Shielfield park to take on the Berwick Bandits in the newly rebranded Challenge Shield.

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Excellent start to the Armadale season

REPORT Saturday 7th April 2018, 1:45am

After a week of terrible weather, including the inevitable late afternoon shower, Armadale had an opening meeting which was better than we had any right to expect as the Staggs Bar Monarchs beat a strong side of old friends labelled the Monarchs Champions by 48 points to 40.

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Monarchs beat...... Monarchs

POST MATCH UPDATE Friday 6th April 2018, 9:10pm

The 2018 Monarchs ran out 48-40 victors against the Champions Select this evening.

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Back To The Future

PREVIEW Friday 6th April 2018, 12:34pm

As the Staggs Bar Monarchs enter into their 70th year what better way to start than by celebrating champions of our past (well maybe stuffing the Tigers and winning the Scottish Cup last week would have been but rain put paid to that.)

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Match On

NEWS Thursday 5th April 2018, 7:58pm

With heavy snow falling in parts of Edinburgh and West Lothian, including Armadale, on Wednesday some doubts were cast on the likelihood of Friday's 70th Anniversary Challenge going ahead. The good news is that the riders are expected to come to tapes on Friday evening.

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Cookie leads our Champions

NEWS Wednesday 4th April 2018, 8:34pm

This Friday’s meeting at Armadale, sees a team of riders who have won titles with us in the Armadale era line up to provide a very strong test for our 2018 team.

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70th Celebrations Begin with Champions Select

NEWS Sunday 1st April 2018, 5:30pm

The Staggs Bar Monarchs will kick off their 70th Anniversary celebrations next Friday, 6th April, with a special fixture featuring the 2018 team against a select team from the Championship winning sides.

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