Newmarket suffered a heavy defeat in their second outing of the Kanturk Credit Union Junior hurling league, when they travelled to Freemount on Friday night and were comprehensively beaten by the home side, 4-15 to 1-4.
Freemount struck as early as the second minute with the games first goal and had three more points before a John Lane point got Newmarket off the mark. The sides then exchanged points with John Lane getting what proved to be Newmarket’s final score of the half. Freemount proceeded to get three points and then added a second goal three minutes before the break. Another Freemount point left the score at 2-8 to 0-2 at half time.
As with the first half Freemount’s first score was a goal. John Lane was again on target but Newmarket failed to make an impact on their opponents. The fourth goal came ten minutes from the end but Newmarket were then rewarded for their efforts when Robert Stack found the net. John McSweeney pointed late but the home side had long sealed the issue as the game completed.
The Newmarket team was…
|William O’Flynn||Brian Daly||David Kelly|
|Shane Murphy||Pa O’Brien||Kieran Hayes|
|Anthony Crowley||Tony O’Keeffe|
|Niall O’Connor||Michael Kenneally||John Lane (0-3)|
|Robert Stack (1-0)||John McSweeney (0-1)||Barry O’Leary|
|SUBS: T.J. Bodie, Shane Anthony Murphy|