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Zac’s great state of play

AFTER being rewarded for his good form for Chatswood Junior Rugby Club through selection to the Gordon Highlanders U14 boys’ rep team, Masada College student Zac McNeil and his side proved they are the best in NSW, winning the closest Junior Rugby State Championships grand final in recent memory in Orange earlier this month.

Maccabi Rugby’s season gains momentum

MACCABI has moved up one place to third on the Jeffrey Cup ladder after easily accounting for the Sydney Convicts at Lyne Park last Saturday, winning 35-12 – their third

Patience pays off for Horwitz

DAVID Horwitz was overlooked in the first rounds of the Pro 14 rugby competition with his new Irish club Connacht, but is now grabbing his opportunity to shine.

Werner’s promising start in pilot’s seat

Sydney's Ashleigh Werner has successfully made her dream transition within Australia's women's bobsleigh squad, switching from brakeman to pilot in time for the North America Cup.

Maccabi wins opener

MACCABI rugby club’s first grade team got their 2017 Jeffrey Cup season off to the best possible start at their home ground, Lyne Park, last Saturday, thrashing Lane Cove 48-0.

Horwitz ready for Super season

THE NSW Waratahs will begin their 2017 Super Rugby campaign in Sydney at Allianz Stadium this Saturday night against the Western Force, determined to make amends for their disappointing 10th place finish last year.

Greenberg embraces tough NRL challenges

FORMER Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs chief executive Todd Greenberg took the giant leap into the head role of the National Rugby League’s (NRL) football department in July and admits it’s been a challenging step in his sports administration career.

Maccabi’s double Rugby champs

MACCABI Rugby Club Firsts skipper Keith Friedlander, and emerging star and Seconds captain Josh Horwitz have picked up the top two gongs at the club’s awards presentation night recently, winning the First Grade and Second Grade Players of the Year and Players’ Player awards respectively.

Bold Blues hold off miserly Merrylands

THE Maccabi Rugby Club held on for a tremendous 15-10 away victory over Merrylands on the weekend in what was an enthralling physical affair.

Bullish Blues bundled by ladder-leader

THE Maccabi Rugby Club has suffered its second defeat of the year, after going down to top-of-the-table Sydney Irish 34-14 in a tough encounter at Latham Park.