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Hapoel happy with Champions League draw

By Simon Griver, June 26, 2012

Hapoel Kiryat Shmona have been drawn against Slovakian champions MSK Zilina in the second qualifying round of the Champions League.

The Israelis will travel to Slovakia for the first leg on July 17/18, with the return leg in Israel the following week.


Centurion Brand inspires LMV

By Danny Caro, June 25, 2012

A dazzling century from Adam Brand inspired London Maccabi Vale 1st to their second win of the Middlesex Sunday Cricket League Division One season.

Brand was the lynchpin as LMV recorded 215-4 from 33 overs in a rain-affected match against North London Muslims.

Fellow Team GB star Laurence Bensusan anchored the innings with a patient unbeaten 64 as LMV set an imposing score.


Cricket scoreboard - June 24

By Danny Caro, June 25, 2012

London Maccabi Vale 1st 215-4 (33 overs) Adam Brand 102, Laurence Bensusan 64 not out
North London Muslims 82-8 Saul Weitzman 5-34
LMV won by 133 runs


MJFL outdoor five-a-sides review

By Danny Caro, June 25, 2012

There were five team winners at the Maccabi Junior Football League outdoor five-a-side tournament.

In the Masters competition, Brady Maccabi White edged out Camden Park 1-0.

North London Raiders romped to a 5-1 victory over Brady Blue in the Plate final.

In the juniors events, HMH edged past Alyth Belsize Red 2-1 to lift the under-nine trophy.


Wolfson Hillel win MGB Year 5&6 tournament

By Danny Caro, June 25, 2012

Wolfson Hillel won Maccabi GB's Primary Years 5 and 6 Boys football tournament, held in partnership with UJIA.

The event, held at Mill Hill Power League, featured 12 schools and 17 teams to play. 170 young people took part in the tournament.


Israel names 36-man squad for London Olympics

By Simon Griver, June 25, 2012

Zvi Varshaviak has described the 36-man squad for the London Olympics as the best quality squad Israel has sent to a Games.

The squad falls short of the 43 Israelis who represented the country in Israel in Beijing four years ago.

IOC President Varshaviak said: "We've had larger squads but this is the best quality squad we have ever had and we expect to win more than two medals."


Transfer latest & rumour mill

By Danny Caro, June 25, 2012

Preparations for season 2012/13 are already well under way. Danny Caro brings you all the big, breaking transfer news and rumours.



Oakwood sign Bentley

By Danny Caro, June 25, 2012

Division One champions Oakwood have started planning for next season in the Premier Division by signing Hendon United Sports Club captain Josh Bentley.

The transfer was announced the day after the JC MSFL end-of-season awards and is seen as a big statement of intent from the team, co-managed by Ric Blank and Alex Schock.


Lipman crowned Player of the Season

By Danny Caro, June 18, 2012

Josh Lipman was crowned JC MSFL Player of the Season on Monday night.

The Hendon United Sports Club A central defender capped an excellent season by winning the top individual award at the end of season ceremony in Edgware.

Lipman was voted the stand-out performer in a season where Hendon clinched the treble.


Salford no match for Maccabi

June 18, 2012

Manchester Maccabi cruised to a seven-wicket victory over struggling Salford.

Maccabi won the toss and put Salford in to bat, taking advantage of their strong bowling attack which has perfomed so well all season.

The home side were never allowed to get going with Adam Schogger returning three wickets for only 18 runs, supported by Ashley Landes (2- 24) and Daniel Franks who grabbed 3-13.