The 20th Maccabiah Games opened with a hard-fought draw for the open football team, a win for the cricket team, plus a mixed bag of results on the tennis court…

OPEN:

FOOTBALL:
Australia 1 GB 1

Tommy Smith headed in a free-kick to give GB the lead, though Australia deservedly earned a share of the points.

Captain Mitch Hahn said: “We started off very nervous, as you can expect with a young side, but we grew in the game ad had the better chances.”

They next take on US on Sunday morning (KO 7am UK time)

CRICKET:
Men’s Preliminary:
GB 187-9
Marc Reinhold 87, Adam Brand 51
Israel 102
Ben Lederman 5-15, Steven Reingold 3-31
GB won by 85 runs

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JUNIORS:

FOOTBALL:
Preliminary Group A:
Canada 2 GB 2

TENNIS:
First Round:
Benjamin Flet beat Matias Lubieniecki 6-0, 6-4.
Joshua Hennes lost to Daniel Lerman 6-0,6-2
Jamie Osrin beat Semi Bahar 6-1,6-2

FUTSAL:
GB 6 Italy 2

FOOTBALL:
Israel 1 GB 1

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MASTERS: