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Double blow for Israel at Euro T20

By Danny Caro, July 20, 2011

Israel's ICC European Division 1 Tournament suffered a double blow as they were beaten by Denmark and Jersey in the space of a few hours.

Captained by Herschel Gutman, Israel were restricted to 94-9 from their allotted 20 overs.

Denmark cruised to an eight-wicket victory, reaching their target off 15 overs.


Brave basketball players go down fighting

By Danny Caro, July 20, 2011

GB's basketball team found the going tough as they were well-beaten in their first two matches.

A 66-22 defeat against Turkey was followed by a 72-32 loss against Italy.

The team improved as the competition wore on, going down 43-31 against Germany before finishing with a two point reverse against Austria.


Six new teams to join for season 2011/12

By Danny Caro, July 18, 2011

Six new teams will be competing in the MSFL next season, as the line up for the 2011-12 campaign is confirmed.

Athletic Finchley, Boca Jewniors and SPEC FC will all compete for the first time, whilst Brady Maccabi and Brixton Old Boys have entered B teams and FC Team a C team, all of whom will compete in the fourth division.

The full list is as follows:

Premier Division


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.