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Nyman late show seals first MSFL title for Redbridge

By Danny Caro, April 3, 2011

JC MSFL PREMIER DIVISION TITLE DECIDER

HENDON UNITED SPORTS CLUB A 0 REDBRIDGE JEWISH CARE A 1

Dean Nyman scored with 10 minutes remaining to clinch the first Premier Division title success in their history for Redbridge Jewish Care.

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JC MSFL Matchday 29 review

By Danny Caro, April 3, 2011

History was made on Sunday as Redbridge Jewish Care A won the JC MSFL Premier Division title with a 1-0 victory over nearest rivals Hendon A. North London Raiders B were promoted in Division One, without even playing, while holders Faithfold C and UJIA booked their place in the final of the JC Barry Goldstein Cup with respective one-goal victories in the semis.

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JC Olim round-up

By Danny Caro, April 1, 2011

Champions England FC finished off the season in style as they completed the season undefeated.

They beat Jaffa City 3-1 to cap a memorable season where they scored 31 times and conceded just five.

With the title already in the bag, they played second place Jaffa and it was Jaffa who got out the blocks quicker and seemed much more intent on winning.

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Peer looking for fresh start

By Simon Griver, April 1, 2011

Shahar Peer has sacked coach Craig Kardon after just seven months.

The split came as a surprise as Kardon, who used to train Martina Navratilova, had taken Peer to within a whisker of the top 10 for the first time in her career. Kardon was 23-year-old Peer's eighth coach.

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Three cheers for Oxford

By Jennifer Lipman, April 1, 2011

It was an evening of champagne and celebration for Oxford students Sam Winter-Levy, Ben Myers and Zoe De Toledo after the rowing teams they coxed for won sound victories over Cambridge in the annual boat race.

Winter-Levy, at 18 the youngest cox for the Oxford-Cambridge race in a century, helped his team of Dark Blues achieve a 76th win over their rivals.

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Youth beats experience

March 31, 2011

There was an intriguing father-and-son contest in the Henry Swerner MMFL Cup quarter-final involving Faithfold and Norstar. Stuart Lustigman, who at 66 is the oldest player in the league, was up against eldest son, Adam. Goals from Paul Gold, Mitch Klein, Jason Levy, Joel Nathan, Jason Rich, Jonny Mack and Paul Chilton helped Faithfold come from behind to triumph 7-2.

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Mixed bag for Lions

March 31, 2011

London Maccabi Lions Under 16s experienced the highs and lows of the game as they clinched one piece of silverware but missed out on another.

In an action-packed seven days, the Lions were crowned champions of the Watford Friendly League White division but missed out on a place in the final of the League Cup.

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Wingate sign duo

March 31, 2011

Youth team players David Smouha and Liron Mannie have signed Ryman League forms to join Wingate & Finchley's first team.

Manager David Norman has been tracking the progress of the youngsters during the season and believes that Smouha and Mannie have the ability to step up into senior football.

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Net gains for Ramla

By Simon Griver, March 31, 2011

Elitzur Ramla became the first-ever Israeli team to win the women's basketball EuroCup.

Having tied the first leg of the final 61-61 against Arras in Israel last week, Elitzur Ramla won the second leg 61-53 in France.

The French side led 13-5 after the first quarter but the Israelis stormed ahead to lead 33-22 in the second quarter and never looked back.

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Israel debut

March 31, 2011

Great Britain Maccabiah star Matt Franks has been called into Israel's squad for this month's Nations Cup match against Austria in Netanya.

Franks, a prop, will be starting his first match for Israel since facing Cyprus in September 2009.

Israel coach Raanan Penn had wanted to give fellow GB Maccabiah player and Nottingham centre Guy Tyler his first cap, but the youngster is injured.

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