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Looking ahead to season 2011/12

By Danny Caro, May 25, 2011

Following the conclusion of season 2010/11, preparations are under way for the new campaign.

LATEST: Up for grabs: one lucky team will win a brand new JC-sponsored kit for season 2011/12 at the MSFL awards on June 14. The kit will be designed in club colours together with the club badge. All clubs welcome to enter the draw on the evening.

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Pearl Wanderers lift Cricket Plate Cup

By Danny Caro, May 25, 2011

Pearl Wanderers continued their domination in the Plate division of the Israel Night Cricket League by pulling off a memorable victory over Pommeranz Juice Good Old Boys.

PWCC won the toss and registered 97 as the PJGOB fielding and bowling unit impressed.

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Malyankar stars in derby win

By Danny Caro, May 25, 2011

Danny Malyankar turned in a superb individual performance, scoring 103 and then taking three wickets, as Young Ashdod continued their strong start to the season with a convincing 140-run win over local rivals Ashdod A in a Division 1 league game in Ashdod on Saturday.

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Katz delighted with promotion

By Danny Caro, May 24, 2011

Dov Katz, manager of Brighton Pavilion (BBATT) table tennis club, praised his team after they secured promotion to the Premier Division of the British League.

Maccabiah stalwart Katz steered his team to the runners-up spot in Division One south to qualify for the playoffs.

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Fernandez named 23-man squad for Euro 2012 qualifier

By Simon Griver, May 24, 2011

Israel manager Luis Fernandez has named a 23-man squad for the crucial Euro 2012 qualifier away to Latvia on June 4.

Celtic's Biram Kayal and Hapoel Tel Aviv's Itay Shechter are injured and there is no place for Bolton's Tamir Cohen.

Squad:

Goalkeepers: Dudu Awat (Real Mallorca); Dudu Goresh (Hapoel Acre); Guy Haimovich (Hapoel Kiryat Shmona)

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GB Women beaten by Enfield

By Danny Caro, May 24, 2011

Maccabi GB's Open Women football team were beaten 3-1 by Enfield Reserves in their second friendly match ahead of the European Maccabi Games.

Brad Solomon's troops gave a good account of themselves in a goalless first half.

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GB futsal team show great promise

By Danny Caro, May 24, 2011

Maccabi GB's Open futsal squad continued their preparation for July's European Maccabi Games with a tough warm-up match against Loughborough.

Their opponents included two current internationals, and the retired international Michael Skubela, England's all-time second most capped player.

The task became even harder when Maccabi turned up with just five players.

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JC MSFL Summer rumour mill

By Danny Caro, May 24, 2011

The summer months are traditionally the busiest in terms of MSFL gossip. Find out the big movers and shakers here first.

DONE DEALS

Ben Lauffer - Hendon United Sports Club A
Motti Colman - Hendon United Sports Club A from London Maccabi Lions A
Dany Kon - Hendon United Sports Club A from Los Blancos
Paul Babai - from Faithfold A to North West Neasden A

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Batsmen lay foundations for Chigwell success

By Danny Caro, May 24, 2011

Chigwell & Hainault claimed an impressive 62-run victory in a friendly against Old Parkonians.

Chigwell & Hainault's golden start to the season was put to the test in blustery conditions following a heavy downpour. Up against familiar opposition, who have previously proved too strong, they got off to a bad start when Nigel Kateph fell to Tariq for 7.

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Cricket scoreboard

By Danny Caro, May 24, 2011

MIDDLESEX SUNDAY LEAGUE

DIVISION ONE

London Maccabi Vale 1st 252-8 Mark Bott 77, Adam Brand 55, Seb Shusman 33

Finchley 208 Seb Shusman (3-39)

LMV won by 7 runs

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DIVISION TWO

SKLP 325-4

London Maccabi Vale 2nd 135 Jonathan Freedman 68

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