Maccabiah

Israel names 15-man squad for Maccabiah

By Danny Caro, June 18, 2013

Raymond Aston has been appointed captain of the Israeli Open cricket team at next month’s Maccabiah Games.

The host nation has selected a 15-man squad for the competition which gets under way on July 18.

Aston, who plays for Young Ashdod, will work closely with vice-captain Eshkol Solomon in a squad featuring four players from Raanana, including former skipper Herschel Gutman.

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Edwards ready for Maccabiah test

By Danny Caro, June 14, 2013

Ellie Edwards hopes to show real star qualities when she takes to the world stage at the 19th Maccabiah Games in Israel next month.

The Trafford Athletics Club runner is on the road to recovery following a series of injuries over the past 18 months and caught the eye at the recent Greater Manchester Schools Championship.

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GB ready for futsal frenzy at Maccabiah

June 13, 2013

The Team GB Open futsal squad continued their preparations for the 19th Maccabiah Games in Israel by claiming an impressive 9-6 victory over Loughborough University.

An 11-man squad features eight players under 22 years of age, with Motti Colman the most senior squad member at 30. He will be able to call on his experience playing for Tel Aviv in the Israeli National Futsal League.

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19th Maccabiah Cricket draws

By Danny Caro, June 7, 2013

Here are full details of the cricket schedule for the 19th Maccabiah Games in Israel.

OPEN CRICKET
Thursday, July 18 - Opening Ceremony (7pm) - Teddy Stadium, Jerusalem

Friday, July 19
Great Britain vs South Africa - Lod (10am)
Israel vs India - Ashdod (10am)
Canada vs Australia - Hadar Yosef 2 - Tel Aviv (10am)

Sunday, July 21

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Bring on the Germans, says Stone

By Danny Caro, June 7, 2013

Michael Stone says the Team GB Open Football squad will approach the Maccabiah Games in confident mood after being paired in the same group as Germany.

The draw for several sports was made in Israel this week and the blue riband event sees 2009 runners-up GB also up against fellow seeds South Africa, Colombia and Peru in the only five-team group in the competition.

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Maccabiah Games draws for Team GB

June 4, 2013

Maccabi GB’s teams now know who they will be facing in Israel this summer as all groups have been drawn for the 19th Maccabiah Games.

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GB netball stars ready to sparkle in Israel

By Danny Caro, June 4, 2013

Team GB Open Netball squad will be going for gold at next month's Maccabiah Games has been selected.

The side featured a number of experienced players, some of whom have come up through the Junior ranks and represented their country at past Maccabiot and European Maccabi Games.

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GB ranked second in Maccabiah draw

By Danny Caro, June 4, 2013

Team GB will face South Africa, Germany, Colombia and Peru in the group stages of the Open Football competition at next month’s Maccabiah Games in Israel.

Ranked second in the tournament, GB claimed silver at the 2009 Games and they will be confident of reaching the quarter-finals.

Israel (3), Australia (6), France and Brazil will battle it out in Group C – the group of death.

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GB swimmers looking to make a splash in Israel

May 21, 2013

Maccabi GB has selected the Team GB Swimming squads who will be aiming for gold at this summer’s 19th Maccabiah Games.

There will be six Junior athletes and two Open athletes competing. The side’s talent pool is overflowing, featuring some of the best young Jewish swimmers in the country.

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Team GB names Maccabiah water polo squad

May 10, 2013

Team GB will take a 12-man Water Polo squad to compete at this summer’s 19th Maccabiah Games.

The side’s talent pool is overflowing, featuring some of the best players in the country, and managing to blend youth with experience. Included in the squad are two Maccabiah debutants, Josh Brown and Jared Baker, who both play at a top level in the British National Water Polo League.

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