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Maccabi strike it Rich again

By David Gold, March 10, 2011

Manchester Maccabi 1st boosted their Tameside League Division One title hopes with an 8-1 demolition of Peggs.

Doubles from Jacob Richler-Kleiman and Adam Lavin plus one apiece from Jeremy Greene, Andy Rosenberg, Rafi Leker and Mark Woolfe completed the rout for Stuart Delmonte's men.

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South suffer sucker punch

March 10, 2011

A brave effort from a young South Manchester team was not enough as they failed to extinguish relegation fears with a narrow defeat against high-flying Miam Miam.

Darryl Lee, the South manager, put out a squad with nine of the 14-man group aged 20 or under.

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Selwyn: We're ready for Manchester

By James Masters, March 10, 2011

Ian Selwyn believes his Leeds Maccabi side will have to play 'above and beyond' themselves if they are to clinch a place in the semi-finals of the Peter Morrison Trophy.

Leeds face Manchester Maccabi 1st in the last eight of the competition following their 6-0 demolition of MJSL side Sporting JLGB.

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Israeli to compete in global cricket squad

March 10, 2011

Josh Evans has been included in an ICC European Emerging Players Programme to be held in Spain later this month.

Evans is the only Israeli in an 11-man squad also containing players from Germany, Denmark, Gibraltar, Italy, Jersey, Norway and Spain.

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Good job for Cross country star

March 10, 2011

Richard Goodman, 17, finished a close second in the UK Under 20 Inter-counties Cross country Championships in Birmingham.

For the second time in a fortnight he and Jonny Hay, 19, fought a close duel as they reinforced their positions as the best young middle-distance runners in the country.

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Israel back for Davis Cup playoffs

By Simon Griver, March 10, 2011

Israel booked their place in the Davis Cup World Group playoffs after beating Poland at Ramat Hasharon.

They moved into an unassailable 3-0 lead before Poland won the two dead-rubbers in the singles.

Having only been relegated from the World Group last year, Israel will be seeded in the strong half of the 16 nation draw in July.

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Fingers crossed for Cheltenham triumph

By Stephen Pollard, March 10, 2011

The 361-day countdown is almost over. On Tuesday, the Cheltenham Festival begins: the four greatest days of the year.

For any racing fan - to my mind, any real sports fan - there is nothing that comes close to Cheltenham.

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JC MSFL Matchday 26 preview

By Danny Caro, March 9, 2011

The quarter-finals of the Peter Morrison Trophy take centre stage this weekend with three tops matches scheduled as well as a full programme in the JC MSFL and JC Barry Goldstein Cup. Danny Caro looks ahead to all the big match action.

PETER MORRISON TROPHY SEMI-FINAL DRAW
Redbridge Jewish Care A or Faithfold A vs North West Neasden A or North London Raiders B

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Fulham agree terms with Omri Altman

By Simon Griver, March 8, 2011

Fulham have agreed terms with Maccabi Tel Aviv for Israel Under 17 captain Omri Altman.

Club spokesman Ofer Ronen Abels told the JC: "We have agreed terms with Fulham for the player to move. If he is not eventually offered a professional contract, then he will return to Maccabi Tel Aviv.

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Danny Caro's Team of the Week - March 6

By Danny Caro, March 8, 2011

Oli Colmans (Brady Maccabi) - a simply stunning performance to keep his team in the game against Oakwood, and keep their promotion dreams in their own hands. His heroics could be the difference between the runners-up spot and a top three finish come May

Anthony Goodmaker (Norstar A) - the defender chipped in with two goals against promotion rivals Faithfold B

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