News Archive - June 2018

Comfortably through to the next round

REPORT Saturday 30th June 2018, 11:51pm

We hoped after Friday's good performance that there would be no scares in the second leg of the KO Cup quarter final, and so it proved as we took control in the early stages at Shielfield and really were never in danger.

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Hard work needed on Saturday night

PREVIEW Saturday 30th June 2018, 10:16am

A great night's speedway at Armadale has given the Stagg's Bar Monarchs a fighting chance of reaching the Knockout Cup semi-finals – but there is still a lot of work to do.

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Excellent first leg for Monarchs

REPORT Saturday 30th June 2018, 1:51am

The Staggs Bar Monarchs hit their stride tonight in no uncertain fashion and finished the first leg of the KO Cup quarter final tie against Berwick 24 points to the good, 57-33. Every team member contributed strongly and in a highly entertaining meeting, turned a tight 4-point lead after heat 8 into a substantial lead by the end.

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Monarchs Build Big Lead

POST MATCH UPDATE Friday 29th June 2018, 9:52pm

The Staggs Bar Monarchs defeated the Berwick Bandits by 57-33 in the first leg of the Knock Out Cup Quarter Final tonight at Armadale Stadium. Ricky Well scored a paid maximum with Aaron Summers and David Howe top scoring for the Bandits with 7.

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We Need the Best Out of Everyone

PREVIEW Friday 29th June 2018, 11:00am

Everyone agrees that this weekend's Knockout Cup ties could go either way on aggregate, and it seems to be the classic Top-heavy team v Solid team. Time will tell if that's how it plays out.

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Caledonian Riders' Championship Returns

NEWS Thursday 28th June 2018, 8:00pm

On Friday 6th July Armadale Stadium will welcome the return of the Caledonian Riders' Championship in association with Linlithgow Tyres and Exhausts, and Bert Harkins.

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Tight Tie Will Bring Out the Fans

NEWS Thursday 28th June 2018, 10:57am

Big crowds are expected at Armadale and Shielfield Park for this weekend's Knockout Cup quarter Final tie between the Staggs Bar Monarchs and the Berwick Bandits. Travelling fans will augment the home supports and the atmosphere should be electric.

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Victor Joins the Monarchs

NEWS Tuesday 26th June 2018, 2:00pm

The Staggs Bar Monarchs will make a team change in time for the Knockout Cup ties this weekend against Berwick, bringing in Swedish rider Victor Palovaara and releasing Coty Garcia.

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Another Tough One Coming Up

NEWS Tuesday 26th June 2018, 6:00am

The next action for the Staggs Bar Monarchs is the home and away Knock Out Cup quarter final against Berwick with the first leg at Armadale on Friday and the deciding leg at Berwick on Saturday.

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A Night to Relax Amongst Friends

REPORT Saturday 23rd June 2018, 1:23am

Tonight there were old friends on the track and around the stadium, the sun shone and everyone was able to bask in their own personal memories of the 70 years which span the Edinburgh Monarchs history.

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