Newmarket were defeated by an impressive Naomh Aban side in a minor football league game played at Newmarket on Monday evening, by 3-13 to 2-7.
The visitors got off to the perfect start with a goal within the first minute with Bryan O’Connell pointing next for Newmarket. A strong Naomh Aban side went on to score a further goal and three points in the opening ten minutes. Darren O’Keeffe kicked an excellent point for Newmarket which left the score 2-3 to 0-2 after twelve minutes. Naomh Aban continued to add a number of fine points as they tacked on to their tally, with Bryan O’Connell keeping Newmarket in touch with a brace of points which left the score 2-7 to 0-4 at the interval.
Similarly to the first half, Naomh Aban blitzed Newmarket early in the second period and scored a goal and three more points. Newmarket pointed next through Bryan O’Connell and at the end of the third quarter T.J. Brosnan finished to the net from close range for a Newmarket goal. Naomh Aban added three points in the final quarter but Newmarket replied with scores from Bryan O’Connell and Ian Flanagan. The home side completed the scoring when Luke McCarthy goaled in the final moments of the contest.
The Newmarket team was…
|Michael O’Leary||Brendan Stack||Andy Twomey|
|Anthony Lynch||Danny Allen||Alan Forde|
|Ian Flanagan (0-1)||T.J. Brosnan (1-0)|
|Jeremiah Lane||Bryan O’Connell (0-5)||Jonathan O’Connor|
|Eddie Allen||Kieran Lehane||Darren O’Keeffe (0-1)|
|SUBS: Nicky Barrett, Luke McCarthy (1-0), Billy Lane|