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Free-scoring Vale claim another big win

June 1, 2010

A fantastic batting and bowling display saw London Maccabi Vale 1st dispatch Finchley in the Middlesex Sunday League by 223 runs in an absolute mauling at Rowley Lane

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Cricket Scoreboard

By Danny Caro, June 1, 2010

MIDDLESEX SUNDAY LEAGUE DIVISION TWO

London Maccabi Vale 1st 337-3 Daniel Becker 132, Adam Brand 81, Richard Black 72, Scott Gerard 42

Finchley 114 Saul Weitzman 5-29, Rafi Polatinsky 3-12

LMV won by 223 runs

MACCABI GB NATIONAL KNOCKOUT CUP

Southgate Synagogue 165-9 Richard Mitchell 32 not out, Jonathan Feigenbaum 3-22

Belmont & Edgware 166-4 Cliff Horowitz 65 not out, Jonathan Feigenbaum 31

BECC won by 6 wickets

NJCL

Leeds Maccabi 134-6 Jonny Wineberg 33

Salford 135-6 Elliot Koffman 37, Jonny Wineberg 4-38

Salford beat leeds by 4 wickets

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MAL cruise home

June 1, 2010

Clapton Falcon CC 43 (12 overs) Mark Landau 8-23, Yoav Lebens 2-17
MAL CC 44-1 (10.4 overs) Landau 24*

MAL won by 9 wickets

MAL produced an outstanding performance with the ball and in the field to record a nine-wicket victory over Clapton Falcon CC in a friendly at Old Camdenians on Sunday.

Clapton won the toss and elected to bat on an excellent looking track. There was little evidence of the carnage to come as the openers took the score to 16 before Yoav Lebens produced an excellent inswinger to bowl Junaid for 6.

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BECC set up Manchester trip

June 1, 2010

Southgate 165-9 Richard Mitchell 32*; Jonny Feigenbaum 3-22
BECC 1st 166-4 Cliff Horowitz 65*, Jonny Feigenbaum 31, Jonny Evans 21*

BECC won by 6 wickets

Belmont & Edgware set up a trip to Manchester with a Maccabi National Knockout Cup quarter-final victory over Southgate Synagogue.

Deputising for Ashley Connick as BECC captain, Jonathan Evans lost the toss to Richard Mitchell who elected to bat. Warren Averbuch (1-30) bowled a hostile opening spell, picking up a wicket thanks to a sharp catch in the gully by Cliff Horowitz.

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Benayoun nearing Chelsea move

By Simon Griver, June 1, 2010

Reports from Israel indicate that Yossi Benayoun will move from Liverpool to Chelsea in the coming days.

Liverpool have already rejected a £4 million offer from Chelsea and are asking £8 million for the Israel captain. The two teams are expected to compromise on £6 million.

Dynamo Moscow have reportedly made a higher offer for Benayoun but the midfielder is insistent that he would rather move to Stamford Bridge.

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Cole dismissed as MSFL Rep team manager

By Danny Caro, June 1, 2010

The JC MSFL Management Committee have dismissed Rep Team manager Jamie Cole after they admitted to fielding ineligible players in the recent London Inter-League Cup final.

As reported on May 14, a day after the final, League chairman David Wolff reported the team to the organisers after Sam Sloma and Aron Barnes played despite failing to meet the criteria to play in the competition.

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Team GB claim double gold at EMFT

By Danny Caro, June 1, 2010

Four goals from Woodford Wanderers striker Jerome Marks helped Team GB successfully retain the Open football trophy at the European Maccabi Games as they finished the competition with a 100 per cent record after beating Costa Del Sol 7-3 in their final match.

North London Raiders pair Adam Posner and Nicky Woolf were also on target along with FC Team's Laurence Judah.

MATCH TWO
North London Raiders hotshot Nicky Woolf hit the winner as Team GB maintained their perfect start with a 1-0 win over Madrid.

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Peer knocked out by Williams

By Danny Caro, June 1, 2010

Shahar Peer’s run at the French Open was halted at the fourth round stage by top seed Serena Williams.

Having accounted for qualifiers Nuria Llagostera Vives and Bethanie Mattek, Peer caused one of the upsets of the competition when she eliminated 13th seed Marion Bartoli in straight sets in the third round, but she was unable to repeat her heroics against the 2002 winner.

Peer was beaten 6-2, 6-2 in 57 minutes at Roland Garros. Seeded 18, Peer, 23, was not helped by four double faults and 21 unforced errors.

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Team GB beat Germany in EMFT opener

By Danny Caro, May 28, 2010

Team GB beat Germany in EMFT opener

Maccabi GB kicked off their EMFT campaign with an important 2-0 victory over the much fancied Germany.

In a match full of controversy, Team GB thought they had taken the lead 10 minutes in when Nick Stern had a header disallowed from an Adam Posner corner.

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Peer recovers to reach round three at French Open

By Danny Caro, May 28, 2010

Shahar Peer has reached the third round of the French Open after coming from a set down to beat American qualifier Bethanie Mattek.

Seeded 18 at Roland Garros, Peer made a sluggish start, going down 6-3 in the opener.

The Israeli powered back to win the next two sets for the loss of one game, breaking Mattek’s serve seven times.

Tougher opposition is expected in the next round with Peer facing 13th seed Marion Bartoli or Olivia Sanchez

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