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Joseph appointed captain of Lions A

By Danny Caro, August 2, 2011

Ben Joseph has been appointed as new club captain of London Maccabi Lions A for 2011/12 season.

The former MSFL Young Player of the Year has been an integral member of the side for several years and the managers Malcolm Newman and Josh Newman believe the team will benefit from his leadership for the coming season.

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Israel given a grilling by Denmark

By Danny Caro, August 2, 2011

Israel face a playoff for fifth place after losing to Denmark at the ICC European Under 19 Division 2 Tournament in the Isle of Man.

Following back-to-back wins over Belgium and Norway, they went down by 8 wickets against the group winners at Cronkbourne.

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Amateur dramatics haunt South Manchester

By David Gold, August 1, 2011

South Manchester failed to capitalise on a promising start as they fell to a 45 run defeat against Knight Riders in the Greater Manchester Amatuer League.

Shaya Rabinowitz, Akiva Lieberman and Huddy Lieberman asked questions of the Knight Riders top-order, with Rabinowitz claiming 3-30 in an impressive spell.

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Captain Tammam leads by example

By Danny Caro, August 1, 2011

An excellent all-round display from captain Ray Tammam helped Manchester Maccabi clinch their third victory of the campaign with a six-wicket success over Olympic in Gatley.

Beaten by the same team seven days ago, Tamman’s troops fought hard to stay in the game as Olympic moved to 110-4 at the midway point of the innings.

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Young guns boost LMV's title charge

By Danny Caro, August 1, 2011

Impressive performances from Neil Lederman and Andrew Greenwall-Cohen helped London Maccabi Vale 1st maintain their title charge with a hard fought victory over Finchley.

Missing several regulars for this Middlesex Sunday League Division One clash, LMV won the toss and elected to bat first, confident that their strong bowling line-up would be able to defend most scores.

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Barnet end Mill Hill hoodoo

By Danny Caro, August 1, 2011

A terrific team performance helped Barnet Synagogue overcome their counterparts from Mill Hill.

Having lost to their opponents for the last two years, Barnet drew first blood when Mike Stone held his nerve to take a high catch.

An exceptional spell (5-15) from Adam Ellis helped Barnet keep Mill Hill on the back foot. He was well supported by Noah Lipschitz (2-7), Phil Ellis and Stone.

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Israel handed tough World Cup draw

By Danny Caro, August 1, 2011

Israel face a tough challenge to reach the 2014 World Cup finals in Brazil.

Luis Fernandez's troops have been drawn against top seeds Portugal, Russia, Northern Ireland, Azerbaijan and Luxembourg.

Fernandez was in Rio de Janeiro for the draw on Saturday night. He refused to comment directly on the draw, instead preferring to look ahead to the team's crunch Euro 2012 qualifiers.

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Cricket scoreboard - July 31

By Danny Caro, August 1, 2011

ICC EUROPEAN UNDER 19 DIVISION TWO TOURNAMENT

Israel 195-9 (50 overs) J Evans 65, R Schachat 38, W Shafiq 4-35
Belgium 124 (29 overs) R Sehmi 42, S Kristi 5-23
Israel won by 71 runs
SEE MATCH REPORT

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Norway 120 (33 overs) R Schachat 3-30

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MAL edged out by Edmonton

By Danny Caro, August 1, 2011

MAL were beaten by two wickets in an entertaining friendly that featured centuries on both teams against Edmonton CC.

Played on a blisteringly hot summer's day, two evenly-matched sides slugged it out, with the game coming down to the last over, with all three results possible.

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Double delight for Israel Under 19s

By Danny Caro, August 1, 2011

Israel completed back-to-back victories at the ICC European Under 19 Division 2 Tournament in the Isle of Man.

Play started late at King William's College on Sunday, but it was the only game not to see a reduction in overs.

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