News Archive - 2022

Monarchs Stung By Scorpions

REPORT Sunday 3rd July 2022, 7:04pm

The What the Fork Monarchs started well before falling away ultimately leaving Scunthorpe pointless going down 51-39 at the Eddie Wright Raceway on Sunday afternoon.

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West Lothian Community Stadium Public Meeting

NEWS Saturday 2nd July 2022, 6:30pm

A public meeting is set to be convened next Wednesday, 6th July, to offer supporters more detail on West Lothian Community Stadium.

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Excellent all-round show by Monarchs

REPORT Friday 1st July 2022, 11:34pm

The What the Fork Monarchs celebrated having their full septet back on track with an excellent showing tonight, recording their highest league win of the season by 56-34 against Scunthorpe. Sam Masters led the way again with a full maximum but all of the team contributed well.

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New impetus for Monarchs 100 with encouragement from legend Bert

NEWS Friday 1st July 2022, 3:07pm

The announcement of the new stadium plans this week might encourage additional supporters to be involved in the forthcoming Monarchs 100 Forth Bridge Walk – and the legendary former Monarchs' captain Bert Harkins has added his support.

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The battle for the Playoffs continues

NEWS Wednesday 29th June 2022, 8:00pm

While the news of Monarchs' future plans has grabbed the immediate attention throughout the sport, we must focus once again on a vital match in the current season as another team in contention for the Playoff places, Scunthorpe Scorpions, arrives at Armadale on Friday.

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Monarchs Announce Plans for West Lothian Community Stadium

NEWS Wednesday 29th June 2022, 10:30am

Edinburgh Monarchs Speedway is pleased to announce plans to construct a new stadium in the heart of West Lothian to open in spring 2023.

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Top two win the day once more

REPORT Friday 24th June 2022, 11:58pm

Oxford led by six points at two separate stages of tonight's match, but the Monarchs fought back to take the three points courtesy of stunning 5-1 advantages in heats 13 and 15. Oxford certainly deserved the point they earned with a very solid performance, especially as track specialist Scott Nicholls was missing.

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Vital points to be won on Friday

NEWS Wednesday 22nd June 2022, 11:01pm

Oxford have had 15 years out of the sport but have won their battle to return. The last time Monarchs and Cheetahs met on track was the 1997 Cup Final in the first year of speedway at Armadale! But Oxford are visitors to Armadale on Friday, and strong rivals to the Monarchs for a Playoff place later in the season. That's what makes this week's match so important for both clubs. At present Monarchs have a slight advantage in the table but an away win on Friday would swing that round.

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Newcastle withdraw from Championship

NEWS Tuesday 21st June 2022, 3:00pm

Newcastle Diamonds have withdrawn from the British Speedway Championship with immediate effect.

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Jet Away With Julie Macdonald Travel

NEWS Tuesday 14th June 2022, 9:00am

With summer now in full swing many will be looking forward to better weather. If Scotland doesn't deliver then plan your next vacation now with Julie Macdonald Travel!

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