Newmarket’s minor footballers quest for county honours ended when they were defeated by a strong Carbery Rangers side, 1-11 to 1-8 in the quarter final played at Macroom on Saturday evening last.
News from October, 2006
The game got off to a lively start with the Boherbue full forward Denis McCarthy scoring 3 points in quick succession. This was answered in turn by a goal from Ian Flanagan of Newmarket. After this blistering start the game continued as a well contested affair with scores from both teams. Newmarket giving away a lot of frees in front of goals assisting the Boherbue effort, an Alan Forde goal before half time made sure that the Newmarket team finished the first half ahead by 3 points 2-5 to 0-8. (more…)
Newmarket’s minor footballers created history when they claimed their third successive Duhallow championship and eighth title in total when defeating Kanturk by 1-10 to 2-4 in a keenly contested final played at Dromtariffe on Sunday.