News Archive - August 2015

FAREWELL TO UNCLE B

NEWS Monday 31st August 2015, 9:41pm

I must be honest and say that when Brian Gray came forward and offered significant financial support for the Club during our very difficult period at the end of the 2012 season I didn’t know him at all. I knew that he was a long time diehard supporter of Edinburgh Monarchs but other than that he was a mystery to me.

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IT'S THE DIAMONDS

NEWS Sunday 30th August 2015, 9:45pm

After a close encounter at Ashfield this afternoon with Tigers winning by just six points Newcastle Diamonds have stormed through to the Knock Out Cup semi final with a big win over Glasgow tonight by 56 to 33 to win on aggregate by 17 points.

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A WIN FOR THE SHOWERS

NEWS Friday 28th August 2015, 9:27pm

Despite valiant efforts from the track staff tonight's Premier League clash between the Uncle B Monarchs and the Berwick Bandits was eventually called off just after eight o'clock. Heavy showers in the afternoon had caused the damage. No restaging date has been agreed.

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TRAGIC LOSS OF BRIAN GRAY (UNCLE B)

NEWS Friday 28th August 2015, 12:00pm

We are greatly saddened today to have to inform supporters and indeed all in speedway that Monarchs’ director Brian Gray has died.

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WILL WE FINISH TOP?

NEWS Thursday 27th August 2015, 10:01pm

The result at Ipswich on Thursday evening took us a massive step closer to confirming our position at the top of the Premier League at cut off date.

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STRENGTHENED BANDITS ON FRIDAY

NEWS Wednesday 26th August 2015, 5:00pm

The Border Roofing Monarchs race their final home league match prior to the Playoff stage at Armadale on Friday against the Berwick Bandits – now featuring former PLRC runner-up Anders Mellgren, signed from Rye House.

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GREETINGS FROM UNCLE ‘B’ - 21

NEWS Tuesday 25th August 2015, 9:28pm

Hands up who thought we would beat the Somerset Rebels by twenty points to bag three valuable points and secure our first piece of silverware of the season!

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SAM AND SEDGY IN RESERVE FOR GP

NEWS Monday 24th August 2015, 9:33pm

Sam Masters and Justin Sedgmen have received the news that they have been picked to be the reserves at the Australian Grand Prix that takes place in Melbourne on 24th October.

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MAGNIFICENT COLLECTION FOR SRBF

NEWS Sunday 23rd August 2015, 8:04pm

We undertook our Speedway Riders Benevolent Fund collection on Friday evening at Armadale with riders from both teams, and even Ed the Monarch, taking part and the huge sum of £1880.34 was uplifted. That is our highest ever collection for the Ben Fund, by some distance.

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REBELS REBUFFED AND SUCCESS FOR SAM

NEWS Friday 21st August 2015, 11:58pm

It was a good night at Armadale as the Border Roofing Monarchs defeated Somerset Rebels, thereby winning the Premier Shield, and the returning Sam Masters scored 8+2 and took five rides, thus returning the team to their chosen 1 to 7 as we move towards the serious end of the season.

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