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.


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.


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.


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.


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


Maccabi introduce new trophy in honour of ten-pin master Loberman

March 28, 2008

Maccabi GB are hosting their annual ten-pin bowling tournament on April 4 in Dunstable.