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Kayal out for the season

By Danny Caro, May 5, 2011

Celtic's SPL title hopes have been hit after Biram Kayal was ruled out for the season.

The Israeli international has been one of the top performers for Neil Lennon's troops since joining last summer.

Kayal, 23, suffered a fractured wrist in Wednesday night's shock 3-2 defeat against Inverness. He was stretchered off late in the game.

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Delmonte: We ran out of steam

By David Gold, May 5, 2011

following a 2-2 draw against Forresters Dukinfield.

First-half efforts from Adam Lavin and Ben Tier put Stuart Delmonte's side 2-0 up at half time, but they conceded a goal from the penalty spot and a last-minute equaliser to throw two points away at the death.

Delmonte said: "We haven't had a settled squad, though I think it was a fair result.

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Simons proud of his kids

By David Gold, May 5, 2011

Martin Simons' praised his young Manchester Maccabi 3rd side after they clinched the Joan Collins Premier Division title for the first time.

"I'm delighted that such a young team enjoyed such a successful season," Simons said.

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Lenz keeps Inter focused

By Danny Caro, May 5, 2011

A goal from Adam Lenz kept alive Inter Borehamwood's title hopes as they edged past Shirley Park in Division Four.

North West Neasden C boosted their hopes of a top four finish by coming from 4-1 down to draw 5-5 against Los Blancos.

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Nyman's a golden star

May 5, 2011

Lara Nyman took team gold at the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) 10-mile Cycle Time-Trial (TT) Championships in Abingdon.

A silver medallist at last year's European Triathlon Championships, Nyman of Harrow completed her first national TT championship distance in sub-25 minutes, tantalisingly just 14 seconds off individual bronze.

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Stone praying for Football League survival

By Danny Caro, May 5, 2011

Struggling Barnet go in to their final match of the season knowing only a miracle can save them from the horror of relegation to the Conference league.

Even if they beat Port Vale on Saturday, their League 2 survival depends on others losing.

But Bees coach Michael Stone is not letting that get to his players.

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Season preview: London Maccabi Vale

May 5, 2011

With captain Adam Brand and vice-captain Danny Caro currently injured and not likely to play for some time, the new cricket season is likely to be a huge challenge for London Maccabi Vale especially as they are newly-promoted to Division 1 of the Middlesex Sunday League, having gone up as champions.

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Season preview: MAL

By Danny Caro, May 5, 2011

MAL will be looking to build on a successful 2010, when they won the Middlesex Sunday League Division Three title.

The team will play in Division Two of the MSCL, the Maccabi National Knockout Cup and Maccabi T20, which they have won for the last three seasons.

Gabriel Lebens will continue his role as skipper, with all-rounder Mark Landau vice-captain.

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Season preview: Belmont & Edgware

By Danny Caro, May 5, 2011

Belmont & Edgware will this year be looking to build on a positive 2010. The club saw its membership and the number of matches played rocket last season, and will be hoping for more of the same.

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Stat attack: Top performers

By Danny Caro, May 5, 2011

Here are the top performances from Jewish players in season 2011.

Centurions
4 - Adam Brand
3 - Mark Landau

Batting (qualification - 50+)
162 - Akiva Lieberman (South Manchester)
158 – Mark Landau (MAL)
145* - Adam Brand (MCC)
142 - Adam Brand (London Maccabi Vale 2nd)
112 - Adam Brand (London Maccabi Vale 1st)
108 - Mark Landau (MAL)
105 – Yoav Lebens (MAL)

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