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Wax Outshines Lench As Montana Come Back From The Dead

By Danny Caro, November 12, 2010

A hat-trick from the in-form Josh Hershman strengthened Brady's promotion hopes as they finished in seventh heaven against Redbridge B in Bushey.

Even with an injury depleted squad, Brady were simply exquisite. Missing a quadrant of starting players, Brady put Redbridge to the sword early on as a good Steven Field shot was parried right into the path of the flying Hershman who added another to his seasons tally with a simple tap in.

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Levy delighted with Spurs despite losses

By Danny Caro, November 12, 2010

Daniel Levy, chairman of Spurs, was full of optimism despite the club announcing an overall financial loss in the last 12 months.

Spurs made a £6.6m loss after tax for the year ending 30 June 2010 but revenues rose by £119.8m.

Levy said: "This period has seen the club produce a record turnover and a 23 per cent increase in operating profit.

"We are benefiting now from our investment to date in the first-team squad."

Spurs' best-ever Premier League finish of fourth boosted broadcast revenues and ensured every one of its home matches was sold out

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We won't get carried away, says Simons

By David Gold, November 11, 2010

Martin Simons, manager of Manchester Maccabi, is refusing to get carried away after his team claimed an eighth successive league victory to open up a three point lead at the top of the MJSL.
A hat-trick from Adam Stevens took them three points clear of nearest rivals Republic of Mancunia.

"I don't want to be over-confident," Simons warned. "We could suffer injuries or other teams could go on a good run.

"What I would say is that if we continue to play as we have been then we stand a very good chance of being there at the death."

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Poleshchuk success

November 11, 2010

Top Israeli squash player Daniel Poleshchuk justified his number one seeding in the boys Under 15 category by winning the Belgium Junior Open tournament.

Poleshchuk, a Millfield School scholar was the standout performer in a tournament featuring 300 of the top European players from 27 countries.

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Bern on song as Redbridge crush rivals

By Danny Caro, November 11, 2010

Danny Berg, coach of Redbridge Jewish Care A, praised the star qualities of striker Daran Bern whose hat-trick boosted the leaders' title charge in a 5-1 demolition of nearest rivals Faithfold A.

Berg, who is also the MSFL Rep Team manager, praised Bern for his all-round performance as the Essex giants ripped apart their north London opponents in a stunning second half display at Fairlop.

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World elite to visit Eilat

By Simon Griver, November 11, 2010

World No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki and Victoria Azarenka (10) will lead a galaxy of top female stars when the Federation Cup Europe Group One tournament is held in Israel early next year.

The International Tennis Federation has awarded the 16-team competition to Eilat, which will include Denmark, Belarus and Israel.

Sixteen nations will be divided into four groups with the winners of the round robin tournament from each group playing in semi-finals. The two semi-final winners will move onto promotion/relegations playoffs for the Federation Cup World Group.

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Israel light years ahead

By Danny Caro, November 11, 2010

A new sensation is set to take Israel by storm – Night Action Cricket.

The 13-team ICC endorsed league will feature players from Israel, Australia and South Africa and as well as a handful of all-British teams.

Based on the Action Cricket rules, the game consists of eight players per team and 16 overs per innings. Each batting pair bats for four overs with any wickets costing five runs. Matches last no more than 90
minutes in a league that will run from November to March. Games will take place every other Thursday night and every Saturday night after motzei Shabbat.

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Athletes pass the test of time

November 11, 2010

Earlier this year, the JC launched the Daniel Sacks Memorial Award for Outstanding Young Athletics Achievement. We have attempted to discover and record all performances by UK Jewish athletes aged 11-16 in adjudicated competitions and to encourage wide participation within the open athletics scene. We can now announce the winners for this first year of the award.

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Corin class cages Lions

By Danny Caro, November 11, 2010

Redbridge striker Daran Bern was not the only star turn on matchday 10 of the Maccabi League season. A man-of-the-match display from Greg Corin helped Hendon A thump London Maccabi Lions B 8-0. Corin joined Yishai Last (2), Ben Kon (2), Saul Conway, Ari Last and Paul Bentley on the scoresheet as Hendon climbed to second in the table.

Jonny Blain, Daniel Sanford and top-scorer Jacob Gold steered North London Raiders A to a 3-2 victory over Lions A. Jon Green and Ben Joseph replied. Two goals from Ben Murrell helped Harmen A past Neasden B.

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Underdogs tag suits us, says Lee

By Danny Caro, November 11, 2010

Darryl Lee, manager of South Manchester Maccabi 1st, suggested on the eve of another hugely resonant derby match that he is in a win-win situation when his team lines up against Manchester Maccabi 1st, his former club, on Sunday.

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