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We must soldier on, says Wolff

By Danny Caro, July 13, 2012

David Wolff expressed disappointment after confirming that the JC MSFL will feature 46 teams for season 2012/13, down two from the previous campaign.

The league has also dropped one division to leave the Premier with 10 teams and 12 in each of the other three divisions.

Five new sides, including Tottenham Chutzpah and Loughton Orient, have joined.


Gold ready to unleash his Lions in FA Cup

By Danny Caro, July 13, 2012

London Lions manager Tony Gold is relishing taking the club into unknown terrority when they take their place in the FA Cup for the first time.

The Lions have been drawn at home to Clapton as they make their first-ever appearance in the competition won by Chelsea at Wembley in May.


Global stars will light up London Olympics

By Danny Caro, July 13, 2012

In part three of our preview of the 2012 Olympic Games, we focus on some of the Jewish athletes from around the globe

Country: USA
Date of birth: June 24,1990
Born: New Jersey
Sport: Gymnastics (trampolining)


Silver lining for Newman

By Danny Caro, July 13, 2012

Josh Newman won the silver medal at the British Trampoline Championships at the NIA Birmingham.

Lying second after the set and voluntary routines, just 0.3 behind the leader after day one, Newman beat his personal best score in the voluntary routine.

He produced another PB score to clinch the runners-up spot, finishing 0.7 behind the winner who was almost two years his senior.


Jerusalem crowned Anglo League champions 2011/12

July 11, 2012

Two goals from Jerusalem's star striker Moshe Lewis sealed a gritty 2-2 draw against Jaffa to secure the Anglo title in one of the tightest finishes on record.

Going into the final encounter of a long season, Jerusalem knew a win or or draw would secure the title. A victory for Jaffa meanwhile, would hand top spot to England, last year's runaway winners.


46 teams enter JC MSFL for season 2012/13

By Danny Caro, July 10, 2012

Forty-six teams will contest a new-look JC MSFL in season 2012/13.

The league, which finished with 48 sides last season, welcomes three new clubs - AC Mill Hill, Loughton Orient and Tottenham Chutzpah, while Oakwood and Norstar have added B and C team respectively.

The revamped four-tier league features 10 teams in the top divisions with 12 in each of the other three.


Glancy Trophy report 2012

July 10, 2012

There was a major surprise at this year's Glancy tournament after Leeds JGS claimed its first ever success to win the main prize.

Leeds edged out host team Whitefield in a thrilling finale in a competition played under the auspices of the Association of Jewish Golf Clubs and Societies.


Golden girls ready for London stage

By Simon Griver, July 9, 2012

In part two of our focus on the 2012 Olympic Games, we look at some of the top female Israeli athletes who will be looking to raise the bar in London

* Jillian Schwartz
Sport: Pole Vaulting
Date of Birth: September 19, 1979
Born: Evanston, Illinois, US
Honours: 2009 Maccabiah Games gold for Team USA


Dream of Rio beckoning for Laetitia Beck

By Danny Caro, July 6, 2012

While Israel’s top athletes are preparing for the 2012 Olympics in London, two young golfers are setting their sights on the 2016 Games in Rio de Janiero.


Hartsbourne sparkle at John Reubens Cup

July 6, 2012

Hartsbourne won the main prize at the John Reubens Tournament, held at Coombe Hill.

Teams of six, with all players being under 21, represent their club with the four best out of six gross scores counting.

Abridge, Dyrham Park, Hartsbourne and Coombe Hill entered teams and faced a strong challenge with an immaculately prepared course made more testing by a strong wind and thick rough.