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Fogelman stars in six goal thriller

October 25, 2010

Shirley Park player-manager Dan Oade believes that his team has what it takes to go up after displaying their promotion credentials in a six-goal thriller against Jewventus at Gladstone Park.

It needed a goal 18 minutes from time to earn his team a point as Jewventus goal-poacher Richard Fogelman has tried to wrestle the initiative with a hat-trick.

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Masters round up

October 25, 2010

In the Maccabi Masters League Division 1, Adam Brand’s goals gave Brady A a 2-1 win over Hendon Harriers, for whom guest Jacob Namer scored.

Faithfold won the mid-table clash against South Mancs 5-1, courtesy of goals from Ben Simons (2), Nick Davis, Russell Rich and Jason Levy.

In Division 2, leaders Glenthorne beat Norstar 6-3 with Adam Lennard scoring five, whilst Bruce Brent (2) and Steve Feiger replied for Norstar.

Lions edged out South Mancs B 2-1 thanks to goals from Daryl Lazarus and Stuart Coutts.

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Newman success

October 22, 2010

Trampolining Josh Newman won the Norwich Easton grading with a personal best score. In doing so, Newman, 11, passed the grade and is now in D grade, one away from being a national C competitor.

The youngster has now come first in all five regional competitions this year and has had a great year overall. Newman will now compete for King Solomon High in the National Schools Elite Trampoline competition in early December.

His final grading will be in January before competing at national C Under 13s and hopefully the national schools final February.

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Dar wrestles it to the Max

October 22, 2010

Wrestling Israeli wrestling sensation Noam Dar underlined his status as one of the sport’s most exciting youngsters following his latest triumph.The 17-year-old prodigy retained his tag-team title alongside fellow starlet Liam Thomson at the recent Maximum Impact event.
Dar, who was born in Tel Aviv but moved to Scotland at the age of six, has already spoken of his desire to star in America’s WWE in the future.
He did his chances no harm after inflicting a second consecutive defeat on rivals and former champions High Energy at the Magnum Centre in Irvine.

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Muzzle Tov to the kosher greyhound

By Danny Caro, October 22, 2010

Greyhound racing A Jewish-owned greyhound is taking the racing scene by storm. Bought two years ago, when he was just a week old, Muzzle Tov has been working his way up the ladder and recently claimed his first win at Romford.

The dog is owned by a group from north west London, the majority of whom spend most evening in the Hendon Beis, where the idea was first conceived. His owners - Aryeh Berkley, Daniel Hanstater, Sam Vecht, Chaim Schwab, Chaim Gothold, Gavriel Cohen and Eli Pollak - work in finance, law, dentistry and at the Israeli Embassy.

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Los Blancos blown away by Blizzard

By Danny Caro, October 22, 2010

Simon Linden, player-manager of Blizzard Storm, hailed the character shown by his team after they won the top of the table clash against Los Blancos in Division Four.

Both sides went into the game boasting 100 per cent records but a goal in each half from Alex Rubin moved Blizzard to within three points of leaders Glenthorne B with a game in hand.

Linden said: "It was always going to be tough but we stepped up to show what we can do on the big occasion."

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Half time blast did the trick, says Davis

By James Masters, October 22, 2010

Steve Davis praised his Westdene 1st side after they came back from the dead to claim a precious point against Oakhill Lions.

The Manchester students had raced into a two-goal lead thanks to efforts by Robert Selwyn and Dan Cohen.

The visitors hit back after the break through Saul Cohen and an Adam Herman wonder strike to salvage a draw.

Boss Davis is now hoping his side can build on their latest performance when they take on Republic of Mancunia on Sunday.

"We weren't good enough in the first half and Oakhill made a really fast start," he said.

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Fever pitch: rules on violence to be tightened

By James Masters, October 22, 2010

MJSL chiefs are ready to crack down on clubs who fail to control their players following the latest outburst of violence.

Westdene 2nd and Sporting JLGB were involved in ugly clashes at the end of a bad-tempered league game as the MJSL's reputation was dragged through the mud once again.

Hyde Park Rovers were reprimanded earlier in the season after receiving a number of red cards, while the league has raised doubts over a lack of discipline shown by teams and players.

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South Manchester Maccabi conquer rivals

By James Masters, October 22, 2010

South Manchester Maccabi were once again top dogs in the NJCL, winning the league title, Super Sixes and T20.

A bowling triumvirate of Akiva Lieberman, Avrom Topperman and David Glick gave the team an almost unbeatable look and feel.

"We had an amazing season," reflected Steve Glicher, the South Manchester captain. "Obviously it's all change for Manchester cricket next season but we're hoping to be just as competitive."

Glicher praised the achievements of Leeds Maccabi master blaster Simon Williams, who "scored loads of runs and was averaging around 100 for the season".

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Rackind promises results for Team GB

October 22, 2010

Rob Rackind will chair the Team GB squash squad heading to Vienna for next year's European Maccabi Games in Vienna.

Rackind is looking to bring the youth players through the system as well as ensuring that provincial players have the same opportunity to participate as London based players.

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