Newmarket were defeated by a strong Ballincollig side in the semi final of the County Under 21 Football Championship on a scoreline of 2-10 to 0-7 at windswept Mallow on Sunday afternoon.
News from July, 2009
A point in the final seconds of injury time denied Newmarket a share of the spoils in an exciting junior B hurling league contest against Meelin at the latter’s venue on Wednesday evening, the home side edging victory by 4-9 to 1-17.
Newmarket’s junior hurlers suffered a bitterly disappointing narrow defeat against Banteer by 1-8 to 0-10 in the opening round of the EPS Bison Duhallow Junior Hurling Championship played in constant rain at Kanturk on Tuesday evening. The torrential rain showers that preceded the game made conditions far from ideal but this did not deter both sides from serving up an entertaining contest in the most trying of circumstances.
Newmarket played Knocknagree on a wet and misty Friday night, 10th July 2009, in Knocknagree.
Friends and supporters of Newmarket GAA Club gathered in the United Cultural Centre in San Francisco last month where they held a fundraiser for the club.
The result of the raffle draw on the night was 1st Prize: XL GAA Jacket, Sarah Burke James; 2nd Prize: L GAA Windbreaker: Brendan Kenneally, 3rd Prize: Bottle of Jameson and GAA book: Tom O’Callaghan, Other Prizes: Bottle of Wine and GAA Book: Kevin Breslin, John Hickey, Ellen Kearney, Frank Moynihan, Brian Guiney.
Newmarket GAA Club are very grateful to the organising committee and was delighted to receive the proceeds from the event.
Newmarket’s under 21 football team qualified for the County semi final, for the third successive year, when they earned a hard fought but merited victory over Ballymartle in the quarter final by 1-11 to 2-6 on a greasy Coachford surface on Sunday evening.
Newmarket’s intermediate football team preserved their Premier Intermediate status when a late flurry of scores including a match winning goal from team captain Tony O’Keeffe, enabled them to defeat a shell shocked Mayfield side by 1-9 to 0-9 in a poor relegation play off semi final played in perfect conditions at Ballyclough on Saturday evening.