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Waley-Cohen finishes second at Grand National

By David Gold, April 11, 2011

Sam Waley-Cohen came within two and a half lengths of becoming the first amateur jockey to win both the Cheltenham Gold Cup and Grand National in the same year, as Oscar Time came second behind Ballabrigs in Saturday's big race at Aintree.

The race was marred by the deaths of two horses, Ornais and Dooneys Gate, which forced two fences to be missed on the second round in Liverpool.


Raiders B clinch Division One title

By JCReporter, April 10, 2011

North London Raiders B celebrated winning the JC MSFL Division One title with an emphatic win over promotion-chasing Brady.

The goals came from an unlikely source as centre back Rick Sherman scored twice from corners, including his team’s decisive third midway through the second half.


JC MSFL Matchday 30 review

By Danny Caro, April 10, 2011

North London Raiders A were edged out by Manchester Maccabi 1st in the semi-finals of the Peter Morrison Trophy but there was better news for Raiders B who sealed the Division One title. Danny Caro rounds-up the action.

PMT – Raiders edged out in semi-final
Prem Div – Hammers overcome Neasden A
Div 1 – Raiders B crowned champions


RJC's title success: what they said

By Danny Caro, April 8, 2011

Here is what rival Premier Division managers said about Redbridge’s title success


How Redbridge Jewish Care won the title

By Danny Caro, April 8, 2011

This is how Redbridge Jewish Care A won their first-ever JC MSFL Premier Division title.

September 5 – NW Neasden A (a) – WON 5-1. Bern (4), Frankel

September 12 – Southgate Harmen A (a) – WON 6-1. McCarthy (2), Bern (2), D. Hakimi, Sollosi

September 26 – LM Lions A (a) – WON 2-1. Sollosi, Walker


Cup kings Highgate chop down Wood

By James Masters, April 7, 2011

HMH Under 11 manager Damon Letzer paid tribute to his young guns after they overcame Bricket Wood 2-1 in the final of the Excel Challenge Cup.

Goals from Jamie Newman and Rafi Auret gave HMH a two-goal lead at the break and despite conceding late on, Letzer's boys held out for victory.


Silver lining for Bogen

April 7, 2011

David Bogen took silver at the European Tae Kwon Do Championships in Tallinn, Estonia.

Competing alongside 1,000 elite athletes from 30 European nations, Bogen finished second in the individual 5th Dan category.


Tel Aviv reach final four

By Simon Griver, April 7, 2011

Maccabi Tel Aviv have reached the final four of the Euroleague tournament in Barcelona.

A 99-77 win over Spanish champions Caja Laboral at the Nokia Arena saw Maccabi take an unassailable 3-1 lead in the five-game quarter-final series.


Casspi eyes fresh start in NBA

By David Gold, April 7, 2011

Omri Casspi's future at Sacramento Kings is in doubt after he said that he wants to play at a club where he is appreciated.

The first Israeli to play in the NBA, Casspi said that he "will have to make some decisions at the end of the year".


Brady on course for the double

April 7, 2011

Scott Ansher and Mark Wagman fired Brady Maccabi A into the final of this year's Henry Swerner MMFL Cup.

Double-chasing Brady will face either Faithfold or Hendon Harriers at Barnet's Underhill Stadium on May 15 after beating South Mancs A 2-0 in their semi-final clash.

In Division Two, league leaders Glenthorne United B came from three goals down to clinch a 4-4 draw with South Mancs B.