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Rugby joy for Israel

June 11, 2012

The Israel national rugby team has been promoted into Division 2B of the European Nations Cup.

A 15-0 victory against Denmark in front of 1,500 spectators at Wingate Stadium saw them finish the job in style.

First-half tries from prop Matan Brosh and Adrian Reinstein put Israel in command. Reinstein sealed the win with a brilliant solo effort in the second half.

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Kopelev books Olympic spot

June 11, 2012

Jonatan Kopelev has booked his place in the Israel Olympics squad after achieving a qualifying time in Slovenia.

The Israeli swimmer looked set for heartbreak despite winning the 50m title in Hungary last week as the distance is not an Olympic event, but he clocked a time of 54:38 in the 100-metres backstroke final to cement his place.

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Slim hopes for England

By Danny Caro, June 11, 2012

Like most England fans, I’m not getting my hopes up for the Euros. I’m hopeful we’ll have just about enough to make it out of a group, but true to form, I can’t see us doing it with much style or flair.

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Hamilton Court FX Olim Round-up June 3rd

By James Masters, June 6, 2012

Hamilton Court FX Olim Round-up June 3rd

Olim Cup Semi Final

Raanana 3
Aviv City 4

Aviv City reached the final of the Olim Cup following a dramatic last-gasp victory over Raanana.

Naor Lisha headed home an 89th minute winner as City came from behind to win a seven-goal thriller.

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Israel beaten by Germany

By Danny Caro, June 1, 2012

Israel went down 2-0 in an international friendly against Euro 2012 finalists Germany on Thursday night.

Beaten 2-1 by the Czech Republic last weekend, Eli Guttman's troops succumbed to strikes from Mario Gomez and Andre Schuerrle.

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Danny Caro's Best Newcomers XI TOTS 2011/12

By Danny Caro, June 1, 2012

1. Sam Castle (London Maccabi Lions A)

2. Doug Berlin (SPEC FC) - SEE DIVISION FOUR TOTS

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Tributes to treble winners Hendon United

By Danny Caro, June 1, 2012

Managers from the Premier Division give their verdict on treble winners and JC MSFL champions Hendon United Sports Club A.

“Hendon were the strongest, toughest and most organised team in the league. They are big, powerful, well-drilled and tough to break down. They are hard-working and never give up. However, the best side we came up against was definitely Redbridge.”

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Hendon the greatest? Not by a long shot, says Cole

By Danny Caro, June 1, 2012

Jamie Cole has rejected the claims of Hendon United manager David Garbacz that this season’s treble winners are the greatest MSFL team of all time.

Cole, the former manager of North West Neasden, this week responded to comments made by Garbacz and he believes the statement was disrespectful to successful Maccabi teams of the past.

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Danny Caro's MSFL Masters TOTS 2011/12

By Danny Caro, June 1, 2012

If you're good enough you're old enough, but this Select XI proved that they could still cut it, at the twilight of their MSFL careers.

1. DAVID GARSON (Faithfold C) - The Flying Potato rolled back the years with some wonderful saves, including a couple of penalties, one of his busiest years in goal in recent history. And somehow, his back survived!

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Danny Caro's Young MSFL TOTS 2011/12

By Danny Caro, June 1, 2012

Some people will tell you there is no good, young talent coming through in the JC MSFL. This Select XI tells me they couldn't be more wrong. The Maccabi League is alive and kicking.

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