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The new season: Division 3 preview

By Danny Caro, August 9, 2011

Division Three looks open of the most open with 10 teams vying for a top two finish. Check out all the runners and riders here.

BLIZZARD STORM

Competitions entered: We have entered all competitions – league, Peter Morrison Trophy and Cyril Anekstein Cup

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The new season: Division 4 preview

By Danny Caro, August 9, 2011

Six new teams have joined the Maccabi League for season 2011/12. Here we get the low-down on the 10 participating teams in Division Four.

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ATHLETIC BILBAUM

Competitions entered: MSFL Division 4 and Cyril Anekstein Cup (I think, whichever one doesn’t run the risk of having to leave London!)

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A club-by-club guide to the MSFL

By Danny Caro, August 9, 2011

The new MSFL season starts on September 4. You can glance through all the facts and figures about how teams are warming-up for the new season.

JC CYRIL ANEKSTEIN CUP DRAW

WEEK ONE FIXTURES

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Salford Jewish go down fighting

By Danny Caro, August 8, 2011

A battling performance from Salford Jewish was not enough to save them from defeat against West Didsbury.

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Lions mauled in Charity Shield

By Danny Caro, August 8, 2011

London Lions suffered a huge reality check a week before the season starts with a 6-0 defeat at the hands of Berkhamsted in the Herts Charity Cup.

Lions manager Tony Gold was without six regular first team players through injury, illness and holiday. In fact at one point the game was close to being forfeited as Lions only had eleven men with no subs.

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South Manchester retain NJCL T20 title

By Danny Caro, August 8, 2011

South Manchester edged past Salford to retain the NJCL T20 title in a close fought encounter.

Salford won the toss and elected to bat in damp conditions but tight bowling from brothers Akiva and Huddy Lieberman kept the scoring down. In fact Salford only managed 11 runs off the first five overs as the bowlers were on top.

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MAL 2nd edged out by Crouch End

By Danny Caro, August 8, 2011

MAL 2nd went down by 22 runs in a well-contested friendly against Crouch End.

Michael Klinger, on his first outing as captain for MAL 2nd, lost the toss and was asked to field by the opposition captain Felix Middleton, who according to the reporter is no relation to Kate.

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Cricket scoreboard - August 7

By Danny Caro, August 8, 2011

MIDDLESEX SUNDAY LEAGUE DIVISION TWO
MAL 195-6 (40 overs) Grant Pakter 70, Yoav Lebens 34
SKLP 184-9 (40 overs) Yoav Lebens 3-42
MAL won by 11 runs
SEE MATCH REPORT

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GREATER MANCHESTER AMATEUR LEAGUE

West Didsbury 230-8

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Title within touching distance for MAL

By Danny Caro, August 8, 2011

The destiny of this season's Middlesex Sunday League Division Two title lies in the hands of MAL after they claimed a nail-biting 11-run victory over title rivals SKLP in Northolt on Sunday.

MAL battled to a hard-fought victory despite persistent light rain for most of the day with the odd heavy shower. The game went ahead and even finished under sunny skies.

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Maccabi pass Olympic challenge

By David Gold, August 8, 2011

An excellent all-round display from captain Ray Tammam helped Manchester Maccabi clinch their third victory of the campaign with a six-wicket success over Olympic.

Beaten by the same team seven days ago, Tamman's troops fought hard to stay in the game as Olympic moved to 110-4 at the midway point of the innings.

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