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Maccabi coasts to 87-73 Derby win

January 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv defeated Hapoel 87-73 in the Big Derby giving the Yellow & Blue a boost of confidence before a pair of crucial Euroleague games this coming week. Ainars Bagatskis and his team were in full control throughout the contest as Victor Rudd (19pts, 3/5 from 3), Sylven Landesberg [Read More]

Israel Basketball Gameday Four Roundup

October 31, 2016 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Tel Aviv 83-94 Maccabi Tel Aviv Maccabi Tel Aviv took apart Hapoel Tel Aviv 94-83 in the Big Tel Aviv Derby at the Drive-In thanks to Andrew Goudelock and Guy Pnini, each scoring 21 points a piece, going 5/8 from downtown to move to a perfect 4-0 record in the Israeli league. The Yellow [Read More]

Maccabi Tel Aviv BC – It’s been a rough year

March 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

It was a disgraceful display of professionalism. It was a disgraceful display of what is supposed to be the game of basketball. It was a disgraceful display of effort, or lack thereof from the Israel State Cup Champions. It was the ultimate disgrace to play the way the Yellow-and-Blue did against [Read More]

Israel Basketball Round 11 December 12-14, 2015

December 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Tel Aviv 77-90 Maccabi Tel Aviv The city of Tel Aviv was painted Yellow-and-Blue last night as Maccabi won the heated city Derby as Taylor Rochestie earned his place in the league’s top five players for this week’s rounf of games. With 5 players in double digits, Rochestie led [Read More]

Maccabi Haifa earns city bragging rights defeating Hapoel 4:2

December 7, 2015 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Haifa 2:4 Maccabi Haifa What a game of the week! Finally on Monday night the floodgates finally opened and we saw lots or goals, a red card, a penalty goal, a brace and did we mention that this was the Haifa Derby to boot? An incredible game of football unfolded at Sammy Ofer Stadium with [Read More]

Maccabi paints Tel Aviv Yellow-and-Blue after 1:0 Derby win!

October 31, 2015 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv defeated Hapoel Tel Aviv 1:0 in the Big Derby on a late goal by Carlos Garcia as Rajkovic celebrated his Birthday with a clean sheet. Maccabi Tel Aviv picked up the important Derby victory over arch rivals Hapoel on Saturday evening playing away at Bloomfield Stadium. The [Read More]

Israel Basketball Super League Gameday 17 January 24-26, 2015

January 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Tel Aviv 76-79 Maccabi Tel Aviv Maccabi Tel Aviv ran out to a 7-0 run to begin the game on the help of Yogev Ohayan (12pts) & Brian Randle (17pts) and never seemed to look back defeating their derby rivals by 3 points. Durand Scott (10pts) & Jeronne Maymon (8pts) brought The Reds [Read More]

Cheeky Backheel Football Israel Podcast November 11, 2014

November 11, 2014 // 0 Comments

Right click here to download The Cheeky Backheel Podcast from November 11, 2014 Roy Jankelowitz, reporter for Israel Sport and the man behind the fantastic Facebook Page HaShishit B’Europa joined me on the Cheeky Backheel Podcast to talk Football Israel! The Sports Rabbi & Roy talk about [Read More]

Yitzhak Rabin, Tel Aviv Derby Violence And Israel

November 4, 2014 // 0 Comments

I went to the fights and a hockey game broke out. That’s an age old adage that can unfortunately describe the events of last’ nights Tel Aviv Derby. Football Israel suffered a big black eye from the actions that took place between Maccabi & Hapoel at Bloomfield Stadium. At first look there [Read More]
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