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National Shul Table Tennis Championships launched

February 2, 2012

The first ever National Shul Table Tennis Championships take place on March 11 at top British League venue, Batts in Harlow, Essex in association with Maccabi GB.


Bloom up for Anfield challenge

By James Masters, February 2, 2012

Tony Bloom was Down Under just a few days ago – but the Brighton chairman is on top of the world after his club secured a dream FA Cup tie at Liverpool.

Bloom, who flew back from Australia last week, was in the cheap seats last time the Seagulls visited Anfield for an FA Cup tie back in 1991.

Boyhood fan Bloom has already seen his side knock out Sunderland in the Carling Cup and defeat New


Schwartz qualifies

By Brian Sacks, February 2, 2012

Pole vaulter Jillian Schwartz has qualified for the London Olympics.

Schwartz, who emigrated to Israel from America two years ago, cleared 4.52m to win the US Open indoor meet at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Sam Shindler-Glass, 15, came 23rd in the Under 17 Southern Cross Country Championships in Brighton.


Cohen: It's far from over

By Danny Caro, February 2, 2012

Jonny Cohen, the manager of Maccabi GB Futsal, was in defiant mood after seeing his team slip to third in the FA National Futsal League Southern Division Two after the second round of matches.

Having started the weekend in second place, Maccabi made another flying start with a 5-1 success over Reading with goals from Adam Joselyn, Lee Bibring, Jonathan Green, David Leiwy and Jamie Wolfson.



Maccabi's first win

February 2, 2012

Maccabi GB Netball won their first match of the season, comfortably beating Shelley 59-5

Having lead the match from start to finish, Roseanne Winthrop commented: "Following a number of poor defeats we are really pleased to finally record our first victory.

"Everyone played extremely well; the attackers did a great job at keeping the ball in the offensive end of the court and when the ball ca


JC MSFL Matchday 22 preview

By Danny Caro, February 2, 2012

There are some cracking games in store in what is scheduled to be a full programme of league action in the JC MSFL this weekend. Danny Caro looks ahead to all the action.

South Manchester Sports 1st vs Manchester Maccabi 1st
Chigwell Athletic vs Oakwood
Redbridge Jewish Care A vs Hyde Park Rovers
Brady Maccabi A vs North West Neasden A


Peters and Slavin appointed EMFT managers

By Danny Caro, February 1, 2012

Phil Peters and Jamie Slavin have been retained as managers for the Maccabi GB Open Football team competing at the forthcoming European Maccabi Football Trophy in Marseilles.

The Norstar duo will help the Maccabi GB's Open Football team defend the trophy at the end of April.


Danny Caro's Division 3 TOTW: January 29

By Danny Caro, February 1, 2012

1. Nick Rubin (Blizzard Storm)

2. Ryan Colet (Blizzard Storm)

3. Rob Freedman (Team JLGB)

4. Byron Watkins (Team JLGB)

5. Rob Silverman (Team JLGB)

6. Matt West (Team JLGB)

7. Stuart Muller (Blizzard Storm)

8. Gideon Gold (Shirley Park)

9. Mike Marks (Team JLGB)

10. James Lester (Team JLGB)

11. Oli Joseph (Blizzard Storm)

Player: Rob Freedman (Team JLGB)


Montana memories

By Danny Caro, February 1, 2012

Tributes have been flooding in from players and managers past and present following the demise of Montana Boca United.



Danny Caro's Division Four TOTW: January 29

By Danny Caro, February 1, 2012

1. Mike Myers (FC Team C)

2. Nick Wallis (SPEC FC)

3. Jonny Meltzer (Brady B)

4. Laurence Rosenthal (SPEC FC)

5. Anton Nyman (Boca Jewniors)

6. Josh Greibach (SPEC FC)

7. Ricky Lawrence (SPEC FC)

8. Aron Taylor (Jewventus)

9. Edward Green (Athletic Bilbaum)

10. Daniel Pike (SPEC FC)

11. Nigel Sommeck (Jewventus)

Player: Daniel Pike (SPEC FC)