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Maccabiah stars sparkle for South

By James Masters, September 9, 2011

South Manchester finished their season on a high with a nine-wicket demolition of Salford Jewish CC.

Steven Allweis (4-26) and Akiva Lieberman (3-17), who have both represented Team GB Juniors at Maccabiah level, stole the show as Salford were unable to repel some exceptional bowling.

Moshe Harris and Rafi Dover ensured Salford crept past the 50 mark before Jonathan Lieberman cleaned up the

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Leeds will improve, says Ullmann

By James Masters, September 8, 2011

Alex Ullmann is adamant his Leeds Maccabi side will bounce back from their nightmare opening day defeat after the MJSL new boys were handed a brutal battering.

Leeds were left reeling after being hit for eight against a rampant South Manchester 2nd as Neil Collins’ men ran riot.

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Israeli team in disarray

By Danny Caro and Simon Griver, September 8, 2011

The Israel FA was this week left mopping up the mess after the national team saw their Euro 2012 hopes crushed with back-to-back defeats against Greece and Croatia.

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Lions all set for FA Vase debut

By Danny Caro, September 8, 2011

Tony Gold, manager of London Lions, believes his team has nothing to lose when they make their debut in the FA Carlsberg Vase on Sunday.

The Lions have made an erratic start to the South Midlands League Division One season but Gold is confident the team can make its mark against Essex Senior League side London ASPA - a predominantly Muslim team - at Broxbourne Borough FC.

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Shirley hit eighteen

September 8, 2011

Shirley Park made a barnstorming start to the season, crushing Team JLGB 18-0 in Division Three.

Six goals from summer signing Saul Conway plus four from Nicky Plotnek opened the floodgates. Stefan Benfredj (2), Sacha Benfredj (2), Simon Shelley (2), Adam Redhouse and Dan Mitman completed the rout in one of the most one-sided Maccabi League matches in years.

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Starlets have excelled but only one can win this race

By Danny Caro, September 8, 2011

Maccabi GB have unveiled the shortlist for this year's Sports Awards.

A high-class list of nine features in the JC Junior Sportsperson award when long-distance runner Richard Goodman will be looking to retain his crown.

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Young guns ready for kick-off

By Danny Caro, September 8, 2011

The Maccabi Junior Football League gets under way on Sunday with 48 teams battling it out for silverware.

Players will be divided across five age groups, from Under 7s to Under 11s.

Highgate & Muswell Hill have entered 20 teams into the various divisions with Alyth Belsize (5), Brady Maccabi (5), Hendon United (11), North West London Jets, London Maccabi Lions and Redbridge completing the li

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MAL and BECC clinch promotion

By Danny Caro, September 8, 2011

The gods were smiling on MAL 1st and Belmont & Edgware 1st last weekend as both teams celebrated promotion out of their respective Middlesex Sunday League divisions.

The rain helped MAL clinch back-to-back titles after their Division Two match against Finchley was abandoned without a ball being bowled.

Mark Landau, the MAL vice-captain, said: "It has been a great year."

Four league victor

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Ricky itching for success

September 8, 2011

Ricky Curtis won the AJGC&S National Scratch tournament in Essex.

Abridge Golf Club hosted the re-instated competition, run under the auspices of the Association of Jewish Golf Clubs and Societies.

The competition, played in increasingly windy conditions that left competitors facing an extremely tough test, was played over two rounds.

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Young guns inspires four-midable Lions

September 8, 2011

London Lions produced a second win on the bounce beating Sun Postal Sports 4-0 at home.

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London Lions 4 Sun Postal Sports 0

Goals from Paul Hakim, Steve Summers and youngsters Jordan Marks and Nicky Lewis earned their team another three valuable points.

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