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SGB Championship: Glasgow v Berwick postponed (waterlogged track); Edinburgh Monarchs 57, Somerset Rebels 32

Sam Masters top scored with 12 points as Edinburgh Monarchs gained revenge over Somerset Rebels to keep their slender play-off hopes alive.

Cameron Heeps, just back after injury, was next best with 11 points and Auchterarder-based William Lawson powered to nine points, one of his best points scores of the season.

Nick Morris and Nicolas Covattti scored 12 points each for Somerset in the 57-32 defeat with ex-Glasgow Tigers racer Chris Harris next best on seven.

The other three riders scored only one point for injury-hit Rebels who were minus No 1 Rory Schlein.

Edinburgh, beaten 55-35 at Somerset on Wednesday, cruised to a 31-16 lead after eight races at Armadale.

Two 5-1 scorelines in three heats proved decisive and Monarchs also recorded 5-1 wins in heats nine and 11.

Meanwhile, Glasgow Tigers were forced to postpone their home SGB Championship clash with Berwick Bandits due on Friday.

A spokesman said: “A lot more rain fell than was forecast and the track has been waterlogged. We hope to have news of the rearranged fixture soon.”

Edinburgh Monarchs travel to Berwick on Saturday (tapes-up 6.30pm) and it’s a double-header in the Borders as Glasgow Tigers are due there at around 8pm.