Newmarket’s minor footballers recorded a third successive league victory and maintained a perfect start to the year when a storming final ten minutes put paid to a resilient Killshannig side in heavy and poor conditions at Newmarket on Saturday afternoon.
News from February, 2012
Newmarket’s footballers got their league campaign off to the best possible start with an impressive victory away to fellow senior outfit St. Nicks by 1-14 to 3-5 after a very entertaining encounter on a sunny Sunday afternoon in the city.
Despite a fine display in the opening half, Newmarket disappointingly fell short in the third quarter as Lyre ran out convincing winners by 0-17 to 1-5 in a Ducon Cup encounter played at a sunny Banteer venue on Sunday morning.
Newmarket’s minor footballers maintained their winning start to the new league campaign on recording a second successive victory by 0-10 to 1-4 away to Kildorrery on Sunday afternoon.
The Newmarket Intermediate football team were honoured in receiving the Corkman/Charleville Park Hotel sports award for October 2011 after winning the county premier intermediate football championship. A delegation from the club was present at a function in the Charleville Park Hotel on Friday night where the monthly award winners were present, representing various and diverse sporting disciplines and achievements. Congratulations to the Charleville junior hurling team that claimed the overall award and we wish them every success in their quest for All Ireland glory on Saturday evening next at Croke Park.
Membership of the club is now up for renewal. The fees for the year are Players €30, Adults €25, Students €20 and can be paid to any member of the club committee.
Tickets are now available for the Newmarket GAA Victory Social which will take place in the Charleville Park Hotel on Saturday, February 25th. The county Premier Intermediate football champions will be presented with their winning medals on the night. The meal will be served at 7:30pm and musical entertainment will be provided by THE CELT. Tickets are priced at €30 each and are available from various outlets and club officers.
Newmarket’s minor football team began their season with a league victory over Mill Rovers by 2-11 to 1-12 at Mallow on Sunday.