Congratulations to Newmarket player Denys O’Brien and the large Duhallow contingent involved in the Cork junior football team that claimed the All Ireland title by defeating Wexford in the final played on Friday evening last.
News from July, 2007
Newmarket’s junior hurlers suffered an agonising two point defeat in the replayed EPS Bison Duhallow junior championship game played on an exceptional Meelin pitch on Saturday evening last.
Newmarket’s under 21 footballers progressed to the County semi final when they defeated Glanmire in the replayed quarter final at Kildorrery on Sunday evening by 0-9 to 0-7 after a dour contest.
Newmarket bowed out of this years Boherbue Co-Op Duhallow Junior Football Championship when the holders Cullen inflicted defeat on them by 1-12 to 1-6 at Boherbue on Thursday evening.
Newmarket and Freemount ended deadlocked at 3-9 to 2-12, after extra time in an exciting EPS Bison Duhallow junior hurling championship game played at Meelin on Sunday last.
Newmarket and Glanmire drew in the quarter final of the County Under 21 football championship at Kildorrery on Friday evening last.
On Wednesday the 11th of July last, Finbarr O’ Sullivan of the Drive Motor Group, presented a cheque to Mary Stack, chairperson of Newmarket GAA, along with other committee members.
Drive Motor Group are the main sponsor of Newmarket GAA’s race night, which will be held at Curraheen Park on Thursday the 30th of August. Proceeds of the night will go towards building the new field.
Pictured (Left to right): Michael Daly, Conor O’ Sullivan (Secretary), Dermot Sheehan, John O’ Keeffe, Eileen Lehane, Finbarr O’Sullivan (Drive Motor Group), Mary Stack (Chairperson), Michael Clifford and Con Collins (President).
The under 21 footballers are playing in the first round of the County under 21 football championship this Friday, the 13th of July, at 7:30pm against Glanmire in Kildorrery. Newmarket won the Duhallow championship after a Replay against Boherbue back in April.
The Junior hurlers are in championship action this Sunday, the 15th of July, at 1.45pm against Freemount in Meelin. The teams have already met in the league earlier in the year with Freemount coming out on top. The lads should be boosted by their last performance against Kilgarvan in the league.
All support welcome. Ath Trasna Abu.
Newmarket suffer narrow loss in the first round of Boherbue Co-Op Duhallow Junior Football ChampionshipThursday, July 5th, 2007
Newmarket were narrowly defeated by Boherbue in the first round of this years Boherbue Co-Op Duhallow Junior Football Championship by 1-8 to 0-9 in a close contest, that went down to the wire, played in driving rain at Kiskeam on Tuesday evening last.
The Boherbue Co-Op Duhallow junior A football championship gets underway this week starting with Newmarket playing Boherbue in Kiskeam this evening at 8pm. There is further action with Kanturk against Ballydesmond in Millstreet on Wednesday, Millstreet against Rockchapel in Newmarket on Thursday and finishing off with Kiskeam against Lyre in Dromtarriffe on Sunday.
Our junior hurlers had an encouraging home win in the league on Tuesday last, June 26th. On a damp evening in the town park Newmarket won this high scoring game, 1-19 to 3-11.