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SGB Championship: Berwick Bandits 48, Glasgow Tigers 41; Berwick Bandits 60, Edinburgh Monarchs 30

Former Edinburgh Monarchs rider Jye Ethridge came back to haunt his former paymasters.

The Aussie powered to 14 points thanks to four wins and a second place as Berwick Bandits mugged their near neighbours 60-30.

The defeat ended Monarchs in their bid to claim a place in the end-of-season play-offs.

Sam Masters top scored with 12 points for the visitors and skipper Ricky Wells scored seven points.

And the writing was on the wall after eight heats as Monarchs were 35-13 behind and Bandits kept up the pressure with back-to-back 5-1 heat wins in races 11 and 12.

Meanwhile, Dany Gappmaier (pictured) powered to ten points and Jye Ethridge nine points as Berwick put a major spoke in Glasgow Tigers’ SGB Championship bid.

Craig Cook, Glasgow’s No 1, responded with 14 points and former Bandits star Claus Vissing scored 12, but the West of Scotland club were mugged 48-41.

Earlier, Glasgow led 18-17 after six races but back-to-back 5-1 scorelines in Heat Seven and Eight did real damage, moving Bandits 27-20 ahead.

And another 5-1 from Berwick in the second last race put Bandits 45-38 in front and close the door on Tigers.