News from December, 2006
The gallery has been updated with two photos, 63 years apart. The first is the 1935 Duhallow Junior Hurling Champions. This comes from a period when Newmarket dominated Hurling in Duhallow winning four titles in a row from 1934 to 1937.
The second again comes from a four in a row, this time in Under 21 Duhallow football. The picture is the 1998 Team the first of four championships between 1998 and 2001.
Thanks to Timmy McCarthy, Danny Hourigan & Raymond O’Sullivan for the pictures and information.
Newmarket’s minor footballers brave defence of their county minor A league title came to an end , when they were defeated by Mitchelstown, 3-8 to 0-13 after a titanic struggle, that required extra time to separate the sides at Mitchelstown on Saturday last.
The draw for the 2007 championships took place at Pairc Ui Chaoimh on Saturday evening. Newmarket have been drawn to meet Killavullen in the Premier Intermediate football championship, reviving memories of the 1998 county junior football final and a historic day for the Newmarket club. The sides most recent championship meeting was in 2003 when it took a replay to decide the issue when Newmarket progressing in the end. The losers
of the first round contest will meet the losers of Clyda Rovers or Glanmire in the second round.
Full 2007 County Championship Draws – Saturday, December 09, 2006. The pairings are as follows:
Our minor footballers continue their quest for a place in another County Final this weekend. The County Minor Football League Semi Final is down for decision this Saturday, December 9th at 2pm in Mitchelstown.
Your support for the lads would be greatly appreciated.
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