When a fairytale becomes a reality

The premiership-winning AJAX under-16 team.
Three days before the start of this year’s Aussie Rules season AJAX wasn’t going to be able to field an under-16 football team, and now they are premiers.
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Asaf Drori, in the
foreground, with Asaf
Nagar during the
double win against
Wellington on Saturday.
Photo: Peter Haskin

Maccabi lead as rain halts play

MACCABI is the favourite to progress to the Pennant Grade 3 grand final after taking a 2-0 lead against Wellington in the semifinal last Saturday.

Maccabi Australia’s Under-14 basketball team at the JCC opening ceremony with some American girls. Photo: Michelle Israel

Youth on show in US

A DELEGATION of young Australian basketball players and swimmers arrived in Dallas, Texas this week for the 2015 JCC Maccabi Games, with the green-and-gold participants starting off with a bang

The Maccabi Australia futsal team.

Aussies bring home Euro silver

IT was a bittersweet end to the 2015 European Maccabi Games (EMG) for the Australian open men’s futsal team, which romped to the grand final before being ultimately defeated 4-2 […]

Steve Solomon at the 2014 Australian Athletic Championships. Photo: Peter Haskin

Raring to run at Rio

ROUNDING the bend during the 2014 Commonwealth Games 400m semi-final in Glasgow, Steven Solomon pumped his arms, drove his legs, and looked certain to reproduce the form that saw him […]

The Moriah boys celebrate with the CIS Cup. Photo: Yvette Sher

Moriah’s magical Cup comeback

The Moriah College senior football team have captured the NSW Combined Independent Schools (CIS) Cup after defeating Barker College 3-2 victory in a thrilling grand final last Wednesday at Valentine […]

Evan Kassel on the attack for the Tigers, with Bec Lissing in support. Photo: Sam Contori

Finals race heating up

MACCABI NSW Touch Football Club’s winter competition returns this weekend after a mid-season break, and the race for the minor premiership could not be any tighter. In the last round […]

Coach Al Westover addresses the Maccabi Warriors youth team.

Youth lose season finale

MACCABI Warriors youth league coach Al Westover has hailed the side’s inaugural season as a “huge success”, despite a second-last finish and 3-17 record. The young Warriors ended their first […]

Jarrod Basger skips past a New Zealand defender during the Trans-Tasman Cup. Photo: Masanori Udagawa/

Basger, Aussies claim Cup double

JARROD Basger was part of the Futsalroos squad — Australia’s national team — that claimed two titles in a historic double triumph over the weekend in Wellington, New Zealand. After […]

The Australian futsal team celebrates gold at the 2011 EMG.

Eyeing gold and glory at Euro Games

WHAT the Australian delegation will lack in quantity at the 14th European Maccabi Games (EMG), it hopes to make up for with quality showings in the two disciplines featuring green-and-gold […]