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AFTER an awe-inspiring run of form that surprised many other teams throughout the 2019 VAFA women’s division 4 season, the AJAX Jackettes succumbed to minor premiers Glen Eira/Old Mckinnon 3.2 (20) to 6.8 (44) in the grand final played in gale force conditions at Mentone Oval last Sunday morning.
"IT has been incredible to have the opportunity to test yourself against the very best in the world," Michael Carp told The AJN from Gwangju in South Korea this week, after representing Australia in five men's 50-54 events at the 2019 FINA World Masters Swimming Championships.
CONTRASTING conditions last Monday and Tuesday on the slopes of Mt Buller ski resort made for an intriguing 2019 chapter in the almost three-decade history of the Maccabi Snow Sports tournament and the Australian Jewish Inter-School Snow Sports Championships.
Following protests, authorities in eastern France rescinded a ban they had issued forbidding soccer fans from Israel from flying their country’s flag in the streets of Strasbourg.
FRENCH authorities have told Israelis not to fly their country's flag in the streets of Strasbourg due to concerns about security and public order.
A DETERMINED effort from a young AJAX men's footy team in an important Premier C round 12 fixture at Gary Smorgon Oval last Saturday was rewarded when they upset third-placed Old Mentonians 12.9 (81) to 9.6 (60), who had trounced them in round 4.
FOR young snooker players there is no bigger stage than the IBSF U21 Snooker World Championships, and Australian representative Marc Fridman had the thrill of competing in the 2019 edition earlier this month in Qingdao, China.
THREE Maccabi-Hakoah FC boys' teams from Sydney and two Maccabi Caulfield FC boys' sides from Melbourne made their mark in the 2019 National Kanga Cup, held in Canberra from July 7-12.
Maccabiah Games hero Josh Goldstat capped off a year to remember with a gold medal on debut at the ITU World Championships on the Gold Coast.
Preparations for Maccabi's 36th Junior Carnival are well underway, with several hundred participants, in year 6 - 9, expected to travel to Melbourne for the week-long event from January 14 to 21.