Maccabiah

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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GB Maccabiah Junior Netball squad selected

By Danny Caro, May 2, 2013

Maccabi GB has selected 11 athletes who will represent Team GB’s Junior Netball squad at this summer’s 19th Maccabiah Games.

The side has a relatively new feel to it, with all the Netballers playing in a Maccabiah Games for the first time.

The group will be lead by Team Manager and Netball coach, Gemma Caplan, who won silver at the 2009 Maccabiah Games in this competition.

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Donne names 21 to defend Maccabiah gold

By Danny Caro, April 26, 2013

Team GB has named a 21-man Over-45’s football squad for the 19th Maccabiah Games.

GB manager Brian Donne has called-up a number of Maccabiah newcomers in his side. However, those who are returning to Israel this summer have a wealth of experience between them as they attempt to defend the gold medals they brought home from the 2009 Games.

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GB names 14-man junior cricket squad

By Danny Caro, April 25, 2013

Maccabi GB have selected 14 players who will make up Team GB’s Junior Cricket squad for this summer’s 19th Maccabiah Games.

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GB Maccabiah Track & Field squad unveiled

April 19, 2013

Maccabi GB has named its Track & Field squads for this summer’s 19th Maccabiah Games in Israel.

The Open and Junior Squads are made up of 10 athletes, competing in events ranging from Javelin and High Jump to 100m sprint and the 3,000m race.

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Jogger recovering after dog bite attack

By Marcus Dysch, April 8, 2013

A music teacher and Maccabiah Games team manager, is recovering from a testicle-saving operation after being bitten in the groin by a dog.

Joel Goodman, 28, was attacked while out jogging and underwent emergency surgery to save his testicle.

He said the brown and white dog, thought to be an English Bull Terrier, had pounced without warning.

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Pollacks boosts Maccabiah football squad

April 4, 2013

Team GB Open football manager David Pollack has added two players to his squad that will compete at the 19th Maccabiah Games in Israel in July.

Goalkeeper Tomer Sherman played for Hapoel Haifa during their Liga Leumit Championship-winning season of 2008-2009.

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Israel prepares for star-studded Maccabiah Games

By Simon Griver, March 14, 2013

Amir Peled says this summer’s Maccabiah Games in Israel will be the biggest and best after confirming that a number of Olympic stars will take part.

American gymnast Aly Raisman will be the star performer at what will be the largest-ever gathering of athletes at the Jewish Olympics.

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