Newmarket’s junior hurlers bowed out of this years EPS Bison Duhallow championship at the semi final stage, when despite a brave, spirited effort they succumbed to a strong Tullylease side in the closing minutes, 1-16 to 2-7 at Lismire on Tuesday evening last.
News from August, 2008
Newmarket advanced to the semi final of the minor B football championship following an opening round home victory over Knocknagree by 1-15 to 0-7 on Monday evening.
Newmarket’s under 21 footballers created history when they defeated Fermoy in the replayed semi final and thus qualify for the Evening Echo County Under 21 Football Final for the very first time. An impressive all round display ended in a victory of 1-11 to 0-7 at Mallow on Friday evening.
The Newmarket under 21 football team advanced to the County Final tonight after beating Fermoy in Mallow on a scoreline of 1-11 to 0-07. Having led 0-08 to 0-03 at half time, Newmarket were never behind. They now meet St. Finbarrs in the decider.
Detailed report to follow.
Newmarket bowed out of the minor hurling championship when they were defeated by St. Marks at Meelin on Monday evening by 2-14 to 1-5.
Newmarket fell agonisingly short when narrowly defeated by St. Vincent’s in the Evening Echo Premier Intermediate Football Championship semi final game played on a splendid surface at Mallow on Sunday evening by 1-9 to 1-8.
Newmarket maintained their unbeaten run in this year’s Junior B hurling league when they recorded their third victory from as many outings, on bettering Dromtariffe by 1-9 to 0-6 on a miserable Monday evening at Dromtariffe. Newmarket had to put behind them a thoroughly disappointing first half display, in which they failed to register a score, to turn around and make amends with a much better second half performance.
A typically sublime point from Newmarket man of the match T.J. Bodie, earned Newmarket’s under 21 footballers a draw, 1-9 to 2-6 against Fermoy in the Evening Echo County Under 21 football semi final played at Mallow’s state of the art GAA grounds on Saturday evening. Newmarket led for fifty minutes, from the fourth minute but were grateful to settle for a draw despite holding a five point lead at the interval.