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Cricket scoreboard - July 17

By Danny Caro, July 18, 2011


London Maccabi Vale 1st 226-8 (34 overs) Neil Lederman 52, Mark Bott 45

North London Muslims 205-8

LMV won by 21 runs


Net gains for GB tennis stars

By Danny Caro, July 17, 2011

Savannah Simons was queen of the court – bringing home three medals.

The great niece of Jack ‘Kid’ Berg, the former British Lightweight champion, Simons, 16, won the Junior Girls singles and silver in the doubles and mixed doubles.


Medals galore for MSFL stars in Vienna

By Danny Caro, July 14, 2011

MSFL stars brought home medals galore from the European Maccabi Games in Vienna.

Daran Bern, the MSFL Player of the Season, Redbridge teammate Dan Lee, together with Faithfold’s Paul Babai, Neasden’s George Fierstone and Ben Ellis helped GB bring home gold in the Open Football tournament.


Medals galore for Team GB

By Danny Caro, July 14, 2011

Team GB produced an astonishing record-breaking performance at the 13th European Maccabi Games in Vienna .

The 220-strong delegation won a mammoth 71 medals of which 31 were gold, 23 silver and 17 bronze.

The three-man swimming team of Trevor Pears, Hollie Singer and Naomi Ayrton claimed 19 medals between them.

Wonder kid Zak Zilesnick swept the board in Table Tennis, winning the singles,


Cohen hails dream games

By Danny Caro, July 14, 2011

GB Team manager Samantha Cohen believes the 13th European Maccabi Games were a stunning success both on and off the pitch.

Involved in a Maccabi Games for the 17th time, Cohen was delighted as the 240-man delegation brought home a record medal haul.


Roll of honour

July 14, 2011


Badminton: Junior Boys - D Garcia

Football: Open and Junior Team

Golf: Gross Individual – N Harris

Masters scratch: M Lerner

Open Net Individual: Z Talbot

Team Gross – Open

Ladies Open Scratch: LTarn

Ladies Handicap – T Capal

Open - Female team

Table tennis: Junior team

Boys doubles

Boys singles - Z Zilesnick


Hero Harris takes top prize

By Danny Caro, July 14, 2011

Great Britain's golfers claimed their biggest ever medal haul at a European Maccabi Games.

Fielding a 22-man squad in the Open, Masters and Ladies' events, they won 15 medals including seven gold at the Fontana Golf Club.


Squash stars rule

By Danny Caro, July 14, 2011

Team GB squash boss, Rob Rackind, praised his squash after they swept the board in the squash competition.

A top-class line-up featuring Dave Lazarus, Sam Levine, 23, and former world No. 69, Matt Crawcour, 41, started the week in style with respective 3-0 victories over Germany, Poland, USA and France earning them the Team gold in the Men's Open competition.


Brad's silver lining

By Danny Caro, July 14, 2011

Brad Solomon was bursting with pride after GB's Women's team claimed their first-ever football medal.

A 3-1 victory over Germany saw them take silver and finish as the top European side in a three-team event.

The event started badly for GB who were crushed 7-0 by runaway winners USA in their opening match.


Flying Fisher

By Danny Caro, July 14, 2011

Golden girl Hollie Fisher led Britain's charge for glory after making waves in Vienna.
The 13-year-old from Rickmansworth recorded a stunning four gold medal haul after making a mockery of her competition.

Fisher, who is a member of the Hillingdon Swimming Club, picked up nine medals in all as Team GB made a real splash the pool.