Newmarket’s intermediate footballers completed their preparations for next Sunday’s championship encounter with Kiskeam, by suffering their first league defeat, away to Clyda Rovers at Mourne Abbey last Sunday by 0-10 to 0-8, after a fine late comeback.
News from March, 2008
Newmarket recorded their third victory of the league campaign when they defeated Aghabullogue under the floodlights at Cloughduv on Friday evening last by 0-12 to 0-5.
A late Newmarket rally enabled them to clinch a point and maintain their unbeaten run in the league, when they drew 0-11 to 1-8 at home to Grenagh on Monday afternoon.
The draws for the 2008 Duhallow Championships took place on Monday evening last.
In the junior hurling championship Newmarket will meet Meelin for the first time since they met in Newmarket in 2005.
The junior footballers will face Dromtariffe and Knocknagree in their two championship games and will be required to win one of these games in order to progress.
In the under 21 hurling championship, Newmarket have been drawn to meet Millstreet.
Newmarket’s intermediate footballers maintained their winning start to Division 3 of the league when they recorded a fine victory away to Nemo Rangers on Sunday by 1-11 to 0-9.
Newmarket’s under 21 footballers overcame a strong challenge from Knocknagree to claim a one point win, 0-9 to 1-5 in a very blustery, floodlit Knocknagree on Friday night.
Congratulations to Conor Cronin on winning an All Ireland medal with the Cork Vocational Schools football team that defeated Monaghan in the final last Saturday.