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Meet the teams: Redbridge Jewish Care A

By Danny Caro, August 27, 2015

After a boardroom reshuffle over the summer, Jon Jacobs will lead Redbridge Jewish Care A in season 2015/16.

HOPES FOR SEASON: Combining the B’s of last season with the experience of some of the A-team squad of last season will add pace and some young legs . I think this season is all about consolidation but I will assess after the first month of fixtures. I would love a cup run.


Kennet on song as Lions hurt Hinton

August 27, 2015


London Lions produced another five-star performance with a comfortable 5-0 home win over newly-promoted Hinton.


Hanna's silver is historic for Israel

By Brian Sacks, August 27, 2015

Hanna Knyazyeva-Minenko made history this week by becoming the first Israeli femaleathlete ever to win a silver medal at the World Championships.

Knyazyeva-Minenko took the triple jump silver in Beijing on Monday to become only the second Israeli to win a silver at the event, after pole-vaulter Aleksandr Averbukh 14 years ago.

Defending champion Caterine Ibarguen of Colombia took gold wit


Just champion as super Zahavi realises a dream

August 27, 2015

Bring on Barcelona, Juventus, Manchester City, Bayern Munich, Arsenal and Real Madrid!

That is the clarion cry from Maccabi Tel Aviv after they bravely battled their way back into the Champions League group stages after an 11-year absence with a 1-1 draw against Swiss giants
FC Basel.

After their 2-2 draw against Basel the previous week, the Israeli side went through on the away goals rule


Lions taste of reality

By Darren Witcoop, August 27, 2015


London Lions manager Andy Landesberg claimed his team's first defeat of the new season was a reality check.

The Lions saw their 100 per cent start in the Herts Senior County Premier League ended at Cuffley on Tuesday night.


Israel here we come

August 27, 2015

There are still two years to go, but the bigbuild-up to the 2017 Maccabiah Games has already begun.

Maccabi GB this week launched the first stage of applications for the 20th Maccabiah Games in Israel.

The search is on for senior managers, sports chairpersons, team managers, coaches, doctors, medical staff and junior management team members.

Applications for competitors will launch l


Dudi boost

August 27, 2015

Dudi Sela gave himself a massive confidence boost for the start of next week's US Open by winning theVancouver Challenger event.

Israel No1 Sela defeated Australia's John-Patrick Smith 6-4, 7-5 and lifted himself 30 places to 100 in the ATP world rankings.

This was the fourth time Sela has won the Vancouver title – 10 years after his first victory - and his 18th
Challenger title.


Maccabi's link-up to help kids

By Adam Goldsmith, August 27, 2015

Maccabi GB hastaken another stride in supporting Jewish football by becoming the
official partner of the Maccabi Junior Football League (MJFL).

The partnership will see the league become the Maccabi GB Junior
Football League (MGBJFL).

In addition, Maccabi GB will
provide support to the MGBJFL
committee including, administration, registration and marketing and
communications opportunit


Klinger is rewarded with two-year contract at Gloucestershire

August 27, 2015

Michael Klinger has signed a two-year contract extension to remain with Gloucestershire.

The Jewish Australian opening batsman, captain for both championship and one-day cricket, will stay in Bristol until 2017.

Klinger is rewarded for another prolific season with the bat in all forms.

The 35-year-old Klinger also remains the country's top scorer in this season's T20 Blast


Vale's promotion fate now in others hands

August 27, 2015

LMV are left to rely on other results this weekend todetermine whether they can be promoted from Division 4 of the Chess Valley League, after suffering a disappointing two-run defeat against Ealing Hanwellian.