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JC MSFL Hat-trick heroes

By Danny Caro, February 10, 2012

The race for the JC Golden Boot looks set for a thrilling finish. Here we look at which players have scored the most hat-tricks in JC MSFL league and cup competitions this season.

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Saul Conway (Shirley Park)

3
Doron Weinstein (Redbridge JC B)

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Glenn Michaels (Chigwell Athletic)
Dan Orgel (Redbridge JC B)
Dan Lipman (Glenthorne Utd A)

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Scott beats the Scots

By Danny Caro, February 9, 2012

Scott Spurling got his England Under 20 career off to a winning start in the 59-3 victory over Scotland in the under-20 Six Nations.

The Saracens hooker came off the bench to play the last 12 minues for last season's grand slam winners at Firhill in Glasgow.

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Superbowl success was a special day, says Tisch

By Danny Caro, February 9, 2012

New York Giants co-owner Steve Tisch described his team's Superbowl 46 victory as "a special day" after the 17-14 victory over New England Patriots 17-14 at Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis.

The 62-year-old businessman and film producer, who runs the club along with John Mara, was close to tears after quarterback Eli Manning set up Ahmad Bradshaw for a dramatic last minute touchdown.

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PB for Josh

February 9, 2012

Josh Newman recorded a personal best on his way to gold at the national trampolining championships in Hatfield.

Newman, 13, raised the bar by achieving three PBs and claimed an unprecedented nine full marks from the judges to qualify for the under-15 national finals in Birmingham in July.

He also looks set to represent GB at the European championships in St Petersburg in April.

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Federation Cup woe for Shahar and co

By Simon Griver, February 9, 2012

Shahar Peer offered no excuses following Israel's woeful performance at Federation Cup European Group qualifiers in Eilat.

Israel failed to take advantage of playing on home soil and missed out on a place in the World Group playoffs after finishing ninth in the 15-team tournament.

A victory over Holland counted for little after defeats by Britain and Portugal.

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Amos: The hard work starts now

By Simon Griver, February 9, 2012

Hapoel Kiryat Shmona keeper Danny Amos has urged his teammates to keep their feet on the ground after they moved 12 points clear in Ligat Ha'Al with a 1-0 win over Maccabi Haifa.

Amos, 25, denied Haifa with two outstanding saves before Barak Badash fired an 86th minute winner.

"We didn't think about winning the title before the season started," said Amos.

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Table turns

February 9, 2012

Plans have been announced to run a first-ever national shul table-tennis league and knock-out championship starting in March.

Organised in association with Maccabi GB, the competition will feature an under-17 and an open event, with players of all standards welcome.

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A special day for Alon, 20

By Danny Caro, February 9, 2012

Alon Day is ready to take his place in the history books after signing for Belardi Auto Racing to race in the 2012 Indy Lites series.

Day, who is 20 and from Ashdod, will become the first Israeli to compete in America. He will compete on the Firestone Indy Lights roster for the season in 13 races across the US and Canada.

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Let's do it in style, says Maccabiah football manager

By Danny Caro, February 9, 2012

David Pollock is targeting a historic treble after he was named manager of the Team GB Open football squad for next year’s Maccabiah Games in Israel.

Pollock, 52, was joint-manager of the all-conquering squad who won gold at last summer’s European Maccabi Games in Vienna and he was also part of the successful 45-plus Masters team that won the 2009 Maccabiah title.

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Bernstein: Search for a new manager begins tomorrow

By Danny Caro, February 9, 2012

FA chairman David Bernstein has confirmed that the process to find the next England manager will start tomorrow.

In a press conference at Wembley Stadium, Mr Bernstein described the last few days as "a challenging time" after revealing details of his recent meeting with outgoing boss Fabio Capello.

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