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BECC 2nd overcome North Harrow

May 24, 2010

Belmont and Edgware 2nds ran out comfortable winners in a friendly against North Harrow.

Stand-in skipper Adam Goldman lost the toss but his side proceeded to rip through their opponents’ batting line-up.

Goldman took 3-10 and his opening partner Yaniv Jennings returned figures of 2-10. They made way for Gideon Matlin (2-12) and Lawrence Jeffries (3-11), who cleaned up the lower order, leaving North Harrow all out for 55.

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NJCL round-up

By Zevi Saunders, May 24, 2010

The NJCL experienced mixed fortunes in two rep team matches.

The new project featuring an extended fixture list against higher-skilled opposition got underway with the 1st XI winning by 162 runs.

Opting to bat on a glorious sunny day, NJCL maintained a healthy run-rate of above five an over. Shaya Rabinowitz got the innings off to a flier with 18. But he and fellow opener Rosenlum fell in quick succession, prompting fears of a collapse.

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Grant agrees three-year West Ham deal

By Simon Griver, May 21, 2010

The Israeli media reports that Avram Grant has agreed a three-year deal to become West Ham manager. Grant, who resigned from Portsmouth last night, will be paid 1.3 million pounds a year at Upton Park.

Grant returned home to Israel yesterday and is not expected to fly back to England until the end of the month ahead of signing the contract at Upton Park on June 1st. However, sources in Israel do not rule out an official announcement from the Premier League outfit before then.

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Grant agrees three-year West Ham deal

By Simon Griver, May 21, 2010

The Israeli media reports that Avram Grant has agreed a three-year deal to become West Ham manager. Grant, who resigned from Portsmouth last night, will be paid £1.3 million a year at Upton Park.

Grant returned home to Israel yesterday and is not expected to fly back to England until the end of the month ahead of signing the contract at Upton Park on June 1st. However, sources in Israel do not rule out an official announcement from the Premier League outfit before then.

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Hapoel Tel Aviv's title and cup

May 21, 2010

Hapoel Tel Aviv completed a league and cup double when they were crowned Israeli Premier Division champions with a stoppage time strike from Eran Zahavi earning them a 2-1 win over Betar Jerusalem.

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Joshua Rose victory in hockey finals

May 21, 2010

Joshua Rose, 16, helped Essex Under 17s win the East of England Regional County Championships at the National Hockey finals at Cannock, Staffordshire.

A pupil at Chigwell School, Rose set up two goals as Essex won its first three matches at the round robin phase.

Rose, who has been playing for four years, is a member of Old Loughtonians Hockey Club.

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Nyman qualifies for Triathlon championships

May 21, 2010

Lara Nyman, 18, has qualified for the World Triathlon Championships after coming through some tough competition at the trials in Northampton.

Nyman claimed her spot on the GB age group team after emerging as the fastest woman in the 750m swim, 20km bike and 5km run from a field of 700.

Her next race is the Blenheim sprint which is part of the televised British Triathlon Super Series, where Nyman will be competing against top senior GB triathletes.

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Lions U11 win Watford title

May 21, 2010

London Maccabi Lions Under 11s have won the Watford Friendly League White Division title.

The Lions finished the season with the meanest defensive record in the League, conceding just 22 goals in 18 games including eight clean sheets.

Manager Darren Dryer commented that the boys' success was down to "a never-say-die attitude allied to having some very talented young footballers".

He said that the team "would now be concentrating on competing at the highest level in the Premier Division next season".

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Winterburn: Grant can lift West Ham

May 21, 2010

Nigel Winterburn believes that Avram Grant would be the perfect candidate to take over at West Ham.

Winterburn, who finished his career at Upton Park, said: "Avram's credentials stand up. Wherever he's gone he's done a good job. Different clubs bring different expectations. At Portsmouth he's done wonders with the situation they are in. He also handled the pressures at Chelsea."

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Jewish ladies golf tournament set for Hartsbourne

May 21, 2010

Thirteen clubs will battle it out for the title of top team at the Ladies National Tournament at Hartsbourne on May 27.

The female equivalent of the Glancy, the competition will feature women golfers from all the Jewish Golf Clubs and Societies throughout the UK and
Ireland.

Surrey-based Coombe Hill will defend the Dyrham Park Trophy for the best Team Gross score while Dublin's Edmondstown stake their Shirley Trophy, for the best Team Nett on the line.

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