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Sweet Amor

February 26, 2009

David Amor scored eight times as Hendon Hawks Under Nine’s beat Redbridge Jewish Care in a Maccabi Primary League double-header. The Hawks won both games 6-0 with Akiva Restan (2), Matti Karp, and Rafi Dryer claiming the others.

A penalty from Jake Yudelowitz plus one from Sam Lewis kept London Maccabi Lions White five points clear at the top of the Watford Friendly League Under 15 Blue Division following a 3-1 win over WW Tigers.

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Students fire blanks

February 26, 2009

MJSL Leeds JNF J-Uni failed to win a league game for the first time this season as they were held to a goalless draw by Republic of Mancunia in the Joan Collins Premier Division.

In contrast, Haroldeans and Westdene Reserves played out a 10-goal thriller with Haroldeans’ James Abrams (3), Eric Lewis, Sam Silverberg, James Abrams, Jacob Nevitt and Rob Karp leading the Liverpudlians to a 7-3 win. Arran Clayton (2) and Phil Wingate netted for Westdene.

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Stars shine on top table

February 26, 2009

Brighton snatched victory from the jaws of defeat to take second place in the Division One of the British League and secure a berth in the Premiership play-offs in May.

Starting the match in second place, level on points and sets averages with Devon based Woolwell, and four points behind runaway leaders Urban Progress, Brighton put themselves in strong contention for second place with a fine 6-2 victory over Woolwell.

England No. 82 Dov Katz saved a match point before beating James Whiteman in the fifth set. England cadet No. 1 Zak Zilesnick brushed aside Mike Short 3-1.

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Macc attack

February 26, 2009

The race for the Israeli Premier Division title is hotting up after second placed Maccabi Netanya notched up an impressive win over long-time leaders Maccabi Haifa.

First-half strikes from Itai Shechter and Enrique Blanco steered Netanya to a 2-0 success, a result that takes them to within three points of Haifa.

Eran Zehav’s late effort maintained Hapoel Tel Aviv’s title push as they drew 1-1 at Maccabi Petach Tikva. Hapoel defender Elin Topuzakov had gifted Maccabi the lead.

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GB warm-up

February 26, 2009

Great Britain’s Under 16 junior football squad warmed-up for July’s Maccabiah Games with a friendly against Spurs’ junior team at the club’s academy ground in Enfield, London.

Split into four quarters of 20 minutes, GB lost the first period 2-0. A goal from Crystal Palace trainee Bradley Gayer helped them draw the second quarter 1-1.

The team, co-managed by Jonny Davis, Neil Collins and Joel Nathan, lost the last two quarters 2-0.

Jonny Davis said: “I couldn’t fault anything about the day, even the results.”

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Progress the name of the game as Chigwell edge through

By Danny Caro, February 26, 2009

Goals from Steve Summers and Craig Johnstone moved Chigwell Athletic A into the third round of the Peter Morrison Trophy as they beat first division North West Neasden B 2-1. Rob Lerner replied.

Glenthorne United A climbed into the top five of the JC MSFL Premier Division for the first time this season after hammering London Maccabi Lions B 5-0. Jamie Shaw (2), Daniel Lassman, Daniel Davis and Lewis Walker were their marksmen.

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Jackson strikes as Redbridge go clear

February 26, 2009

Daniel Jackson was among the scorers as Redbridge Jewish Care went top of the AJY Under 17 Division with a 2-0 win over rock bottom HMH.

Three goals from Max Salador eased Redbridge Jewish Care to a 4-0 success over Alyth Belsize White in the Under 12 Division. Daniel Kanfer, Ollie Tuch and Nicky Cooper struck as Alyth Belsize White won the mid-table battle against Redbridge Jewish Care 3-1.

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Molins is out

February 26, 2009

Former Ireland captain Jason Molins has withdrawn from the Great Britain open cricket squad competing in July’s Maccabiah Games in Israel.

Molins, was one of three first-class players selected by manager Nigel Rothband last year.

Citing “personal circumstances”, Molins, who represented Ireland at the 1993 Games, said: “I’m deeply gutted as they’re a really good bunch of guys who, on paper, have got a team that can certainly win the competition.”

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Fortune hold the Raiders

February 26, 2009

The Maccabi Masters Division One title race was thrown wide open after lowly Temple Fortune A earned a surprise point against league leaders North London Raiders A.

Moroccan striker Yali Mamouri put Fortune ahead. Ashley Davidson levelled before Dean Ingram restored Fortune’s advantage. Raiders’ Ilan Cohen made it 2-2 as the Raiders edged two points clear.

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No Turkish delight as Maccabi fall flat

By Danny Caro, February 26, 2009

JC MSFL Rep Team 0
Turkish Federation League 2

Rep Team manager Jonathan Kestenbaum said his side came up against a “far superior team” as he saw them lose at Potters Bar FC.
Having lost the services of Lee Cash, Daniel Cole, Ricky Kennet and Aron Barnes on the eve of the game, the JC MSFL side were second best against a Turkish team featuring seven players from Ryman League Ware and Witham Forest. The visitors were simply too good, too sharp and too clever for Maccabi.

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