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Israel start Euro campaign in style

By Danny Caro, October 12, 2014

First-half strikes from Omer Damari and Tal Ben Haim helped Israel make a flying start to their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign against Cyprus in Nicosia.

Having claimed an impressive win in their first match against Bosnia, Cypriot fans turned up in their droves, and they saw their team start well with Andreas Makris stinging the fingers of new Israel no. 1 Ofir Martziano early on.

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Super Silver sends Camden into round three

By Danny Caro, October 12, 2014

CYRIL ANEKSTEIN CUP ROUND TWO
CAMDEN PARK 3 NORTH WEST NEASDEN 1

A deadly double from Richard Silver inspired first division Camden Park to a terrific victory over Premier Division Neasden.

A further strike from Greg Meller ensured Camden are the first team into round three.

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JC team of the week: the contenders - Oct 12

By Danny Caro, October 12, 2014

Here are the nominations from Matchday 6 of the MGBSFL.

GK
Bradley Segal (Boca Jewniors)
Scott Shear (Real Sosobad)
Sam Singer (Brady Maccabi)
Ben Cherkas (NL Raiders C)

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DEFENDERS
Ezekiel Jacob (Hendon B)
Michael Khalastchi, David Kanzen (both Camden Park)
James Korn (King Crown)
Max Clynes (Oakwood B)

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MGBSFL Matchday 6 review

By Danny Caro, October 12, 2014

Camden Park sent Premier Division Neasden crashing out of the Anekstein, while Norstar London Raiders maintained their excellent start with a hard-fought win at Redbridge on Matchday 6 of the MGBSFL season. Danny Caro reflects on the action.

MATCHDAY 6 HEADLINES
CAC – Silver stars in famous Camden win
Prem Div - Raiders battle past Redbridge

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MGBSFL top-scorers: October 5

By Danny Caro, October 8, 2014

James Gershfield's 15-minute hat-trick against FC Team fired him to the top of the MGBSFL goals leaderboard on Matchday 5 of the season.

OVERALL
7 - James Gershfield (Harmen)

6 - Johnny Haik (Faithfold A)

5 - Jonny Quinn, Dave Woolman (both Oakwood A)
David Dinkin (NL Raiders A)
Adam Ellis (Shacharit Donetsk)
Phil Braham (King Crown)

4 – Johnny Haik (Faithfold A)

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Cohen regains Maccabi GB bowling crown

By Danny Caro, October 8, 2014

Andrew Cohen was crowned overall champion at the 21st Maccabi GB Lawn Bowls Finals at Bishopswood Bowls Club, Finchley.

Cohen, who last won the title in 2012, overcame Frank Dryer 21-12 in the final.

The Men’s Pairs was won by Terry Lichkin and Tony Pannick. They beat the Woodcock Park pairing of Ray Ebrahimi and Michael Baum, 17-14, to retain their title.

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MGBSFL Matchday 6 preview

By Danny Caro, October 8, 2014

A wise, old man once said: "Champions have to win on cold, miserable, dark Sunday mornings in Essex," so we'll know a whole lot more about Rob Richman's Norstar London Raiders come Sunday lunchtime. That's the pick of the bunch on Matchday 6 of the MGBSFL, which also features a cup game with an upset in the making.

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Danny Caro's Div 3 TOTW: Oct 5

By Danny Caro, October 7, 2014

Here are the star men from Division Three on Matchday 5 of the MGBSFL season.

1. JOSEPH CROWN (King Crown) - didn't deserve to be on the losing side in the Morrison

2. GIDEON BARTH (Hendon B) - "tremendous down the right-hand side"

3. JONNY GAHAN (Faithfold B) - rock solid against Fortune. Got up and down well

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Danny Caro's Div 2 TOTW: October 5

By Danny Caro, October 7, 2014

Here are the star men from Division Two on Matchday 5 of the MGBSFL.

1. BEN CHERKAS (NL Raiders C) - "with his team trailing 2-1, Ben made a double save as the L'Equipe had two good goal-scoring opportunities, one after the other. It probably kept us in the game!"

2. NOAH BIER (AC Whetstone) - "again showed why he is one of the best young defenders in the league"

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Danny Caro's Quote of the Week: Oct 5

By Danny Caro, October 7, 2014

After hours of deliberation, the JC panel of judges commended Oakwood's Jason Stein and Harmen's Joel Alterman for their post-match quips, but it was left to the chief honcho from Essex to bag this week's top prize.

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