EDINBURGH Monarchs recovered from a sticky start at Armadale last night to eventually overcome Plymouth Devils 56-36 in a highly entertaining Premier League speedway clash which gives the Capital side plenty of hope of securing a quick double when they travel to the St Boniface Arena for tonight’s return tie.
PLYMOUTH Devils have made something of a hellish start to their 2013 speedway campaign. They have won just one of their six competitive matches so far, but they make the long trek north to face Edinburgh Monarchs at Armadale tonight with an extremely good looking team on paper – one which Monarchs will not take lightly.2 comments
Edinburgh Monarchs have parted company with their misfiring German reserve star Marcel Helfer, who has been replaced by former Glasgow Tigers rider Mitchell Davey.
Edinburgh Monarchs ace Craig Cook may not have won last night’s British Speedway Final at Wolverhampton, but his fourth-place finish underlined his growing status as one of the UK’s best emerging riders, writes DAVID KINVIG.
Edinburgh MONARCHS No. 1 Craig Cook bids for his maiden British Championship speedway crown at Wolverhampton tonight.
EDINBURGH MONARCHS eased into speedway’s League Cup semi-finals after an untroubled 56-36 victory over arch-rivals Glasgow Tigers in last night’s group qualifying tie at Armadale Stadium.
Edinburgh MONARCHS will seal their place in the League Cup semi-finals if they defeat Glasgow Tigers in tonight’s qualifying group tie at Armadale and, having already crushed them 59-31 in the Spring Trophy last month, Monarchs feel the Ashfield side will be easy meat again.
Edinburgh Monarchs overcame an injury blow to Claus Vissing and staged a remarkable second-half fightback to gain a deserved point against defending speedway champions Scunthorpe Scorpions in yesterday’s eventful Premier League encounter at the Eddie Wright Raceway.
Last night’s Premier League speedway clash between Edinburgh Monarchs and Scunthorpe Scorpions at Armadale was postponed due to a waterlogged track.
“You won’t sting us this time” is the defiant message from Edinburgh Monarchs No. 1 Craig Cook ahead of tonight’s opening Premier League speedway clash against defending champions Scunthorpe Scorpions at Armadale Stadium.
Edinburgh Monarchs bosses have no immediate plans to axe misfiring German star Marcel Helfer, who struggled and failed to score against Berwick Bandits in Friday’s League Cup speedway qualifier at Armadale.
Berwick Bandits were blown away like tumbleweed at Armadale last night as they saw their League Cup qualifying hopes sink into the dust like some ageing gunslinger no longer quick enough on the draw.
BERWICK Bandits are holed up in the last chance saloon as far as their League Cup qualifying hopes are concerned.
EDINBURGH MONARCHS No.1 Craig Cook today blasted the state of the track at Berwick Bandits on Saturday, minutes after the speedway side had clinched a tremendous 48-42 opening League Cup win which has virtually guaranteed their progress to the semi-finals.1 comment
DESPITE a major electrical fault with the starting gate mechanism, Edinburgh Monarchs’ top rider Craig Cook remained on full power and booked his place in next month’s British Speedway Final at Wolverhampton, after a dramatic semi-final round at Armadale Stadium last night.
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