Newmarket were defeated by Kilbrin in the Kanturk CU league game played at Newmarket on Saturday evening by 2-13 to 0-9.
Kilbrin got off to an ideal start when they goalled within a minute. John Lane got Newmarket off the mark with a fifth minute free. Kilbrin hit three points in succession before Kieran Hayes scored Newmarkets second score. Kilbrin pointed next before the impressive Kieran Hayes scored a fine point. Kilbrin added two points but Newmarket hurling well and inspired by the efforts of John McSweeney, Pa O’Brien, Anthony Crowley, Kieran Hayes and John Lane struck points from the latter and Michael Kenneally. This left the score reading 1-7 to 0-5 in Kilbrin’s favour at half time.
Kilbrin pointed first after the restart but Newmarket hit back with points from John Lane and Donnacha O’Dea.The sides then exchanged four points with impressive substitute Gerard Sheahan on target twice, which left the score 1-10 to 0-9 with twelve minutes remaining. Kilbrin finished strongly scoring three points before a goal in the final minute completed their victory.
Newmarket hurled very well with Pa O’Brien and Anthony Crowley again prominent in the second half.
|Shane Anthony Murphy|
|David Kelly||John McSweeney||Donnacha Fitzpatrick|
|Anthony Crowley||Pa O’Brien||William O’Flynn|
|Niall O’Connor||Kieran Hayes (0-2)|
|John Lane (0-3)||Donnacha O’Dea (0-1)||Martin O’Doherty|
|Robert Stack||Michael Kenneally||Michael O’Neill|
|SUBS: Gerard Sheahan (0-2), Sean Irwin|