Bowling

Ellis bowled over by kingpin Loberman

June 2, 2011

TEN PIN BOWLING Michael Loberman was the star turn at the Maccabi GB Tenpin Bowling tournament.

He exacted revenge over 2010 winner Gary Ellis over two games in the final of the scratch division at the Airport Bowl, in Harlington.

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Tenpin bowlers living life in the fast lane

October 7, 2010

Europe's top Jewish bowlers were in action at the fifth annual Maccabi Tenpin Bowling Tournament last week.

Held at the Airport Bowl, Maurice Baum came away with the Freddie Loberman Memorial Trophy after triumphing in the competition's new format.

A scratch division, a handicap division and a Scratch Final saw bowling of the highest quality from the two finalists, last year's runner-up Michael Loberman and opponent Gary Ellis.

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Sassienies seal Maccabi Tenpin Bowling title

By Danny Caro, July 14, 2010

Last night saw the final round of Maccabi Tenpin Bowling’s second league season at Dunstable.

The top two teams, The Sassienies and Little & Large, were neck and neck with only pinfall separating them. With Little & Large taking the first game 4-0, The Sassienies fought back to take the second game by the same margin.

Going into the last game, it was all to play for but The Sassienies, represented by sibling pair of Darren and Charlie Sassienie, held their nerve to take the final game 3-1 and win the match 11-5 to win the 2010 title.

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Plax appointed GB Ten Pin Bowling chairman

April 27, 2010

Matthew Plax has been named sports chairman for Team GB Ten Pin Bowling at the 2011 European Maccabi Games in Vienna.

Plax competed at the 2005 Maccabiah Games and managed the bowling teams at the 2007 European Games in Rome and at the 2009 Maccabiah.

Plax said: “We intend to take a full team of six bowlers, with a squad strong enough to win individual and team gold in Vienna. There are a number of younger bowlers who have not taken part in an international Maccabi event before, but who are certainly good enough to break through into the team.

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Bigots must find another stage to vent their anger

By Danny Caro, December 10, 2009

And here are the results: Football 1, antisemitism 0. Boxing 0, antisemitism 1. That has been the outcome of two major sporting events in the UK over the past two weeks.

It’s clear from this that sport and politics do not mix. Sport has been used as a platform by organisations and countries to protest and vent their anger towards political situations, but this reached new heights on Saturday night when Dmitriy Salita experience race hate walking into the ring.

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TP Bowling: Loberman destroys Maccabi field

October 19, 2009

It was truly a family affair at the 4th annual Maccabi GB Tenpin Bowling tournament, held last Sunday at GoBowling, Dunstable. Maccabiah brothers Michael and Paul Loberman won the handicap and scratch sections respectively with outstanding displays of bowling.

Twenty one bowlers, disappointingly the lowest turnout for a Maccabi tournament to date, competed in a five game handicap set with the top 16 qualifying for the scratch knockout finals.

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GB athletes boosted by major deal

December 10, 2008

Maccabi GB has continued its preparations for next summer’s 18th Maccabiah Games by announcing a new and unprecedented partnership deal with Village Hotels worth in the region of a quarter of a million pounds.

The agreement will see Village Hotels offering complimentary membership of their state-of-the-art fitness clubs to each member of Team GB taking part in the Maccabiah Games in Israel in July 2009.

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Big Macc squeezed on funds

By Simon Griver and Danny Caro, December 4, 2008

There are fears that next year's Jewish Olympics could be scaled down as a result of the credit crunch.

The latest financial crisis engulfing July's Maccabiah Games revolves around the failure of the organisers to raise sufficient sponsorship funds due to the global recession.

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Cohen hits the jackpot

September 12, 2008

Alan Cohen achieved a unique double in winning the men's pairs at the Maccabi Lawn Bowls championships held at Bishopswood Bowls Club.

He won the trophy with eldest son James after beating Yitzhak Miller and Michael Daniels. It was the second time Alan has won this title, the first being with his youngest son Andrew five years ago.

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Sharpstone strikes it lucky

May 16, 2008

Jake Sharpstone was the star of the third annual Maccabi GB tenpin bowling tournament in Dunstable.

The 14-year-old son of 2005 Maccabiah bowler Tony, bowled a career best 256 and walked away with the Freddie Loberman Memorial Trophy and the award for the highest handicap score. Sharpstone narrowly lost out on yet another trophy, eventually losing to Michael Loberman in the knockout tournament’s 3rd/4th place play off.



Finalists Ricky Cohen, Paul Loberman and Michael Loberman

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