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Cohen crowing after GB success

By Danny Caro, July 13, 2011

GB Team manager Samantha Cohen believes the 13th European Maccabi Games were a major success both on and off the pitch.

Involved in a Maccabi Games for the 17th time, Cohen was delighted as the 240-man delegation brought home a record medal haul.

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Brit's are table toppers

By Danny Caro, July 13, 2011

GB table tennis boss Dov Katz spoke of his pride at leading the squad to its greatest ever international success.

Katz's table toppers won nine medals - three gold, three silver and three bronze.

Wonderkid Zak Zilesnick was the star of the show. A clean sweep saw the teenager win singles gold, doubles gold and team gold.

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Success for Scotland

By Danny Caro, July 13, 2011

Errol Hornstein, head of delegation of Maccabi Scotland, was proud of his 11-man team after they brought home three silvers from the European Maccabi Games in Vienna.

Bernard Cohen, the former chairman of Maccabi Scotland, Ory Lovat, David Edelman and Londoner Joey Carr helped the team take silver in the Open Handicap.

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Brits bowled over by Ellis efforts

By Danny Caro, July 13, 2011

Gary Ellis received a commemorative certificate after registering a perfect 300 score in ten pin bowling.

Ellis was GB's top performer at the 2007 European Maccabi Games in Vienna and he recorded the second perfect score of his career and the second at the EMG.

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Bridge draws a blank in Vienna

By Danny Caro, July 13, 2011

There was heartbreak for GB in the Bridge event as they missed out on a medal.

Captained by Andrew Kaye, GB led the 15-team competition until the last day but, having beaten eventual winners Austria, they had to settle for fifth position and were the only British team to finish without a medal.

In Bernard Teltscher, aged 89, they had the oldest participant at the European Maccabi Games.

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Four-midable GB win gold after Germany rout

By Danny Caro, July 12, 2011

Ben Winston's Open football squad were worthy winners of the gold medal after dominating from start to finish in the final against Germany which they won 4-0 on Wednesday evening.

EMG OPEN FOOTBALL FINAL
GB 4 GERMANY 0

Two goals from James Gershfield plus one apiece from Daran Bern and Matt Stock saw GB maintain their perfect record in front of a big crowd at the Hakoah.

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Golden boys see off Germany

By Danny Caro, July 12, 2011

Two goals from Michael Kenley earned GB gold in the Junior Football competition as they beat Germany 2-0.

Joel Nathan's men ran out deserved winners with Kenley also winning the golden boot on eight goals.

The London Lions marksman grabbed a goal in each half as Joel Nathan's men finished the competition with a 100 per cent record.

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GB Open Russell up a bronze in futsal

By Danny Caro, July 12, 2011

EMG OPEN FUTSAL BRONZE PLAYOFF
GB 2 FRANCE 0
Two goals from Russell Goldstein helped GB take bronze as they ran out deserved winners against France.

GB started well with Jonathan Green and Danny Sugarman testing the keeper early on.

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GB junior hit perfect 10 for bronze

By Danny Caro, July 12, 2011

Sammy Carr, manager of the Junior futsal team, believes that his troops were made to pay for inexperience as they claimed bronze with a 10-1 demolition of Italy.

Braces from Oron Sheldon, Joe Sharpe plus one apiece from Josh Joseph, Nathan Sollosi, Jess Alexander, Taylor Gershon and an own goal did the trick in a one-sided playoff match.

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Misery for South Manchester

By James Masters, July 12, 2011

South Manchester produced a stunning display of bowling only to collapse in nightmare fashion against Haughton Green A.

Steven Glicher's men looked set to record a welcome win after an explosive opening reduced their opponents to an astonishing 16-8.

Josh Oehley took 5-42 and David Cohen grabbed 4-52 as South put Haughton on the back foot.

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