Newmarket endured the narrowest of defeats in the Division 3 Football League Final against Eire Og, played at Mourne Abbey on Sunday, a close and entertaining contest throughout, ending 1-11 to 0-13 in favour of the Muskerry side.
News from October, 2012
An amazing ten minute spell towards the end of the game, that yielded a goal and seven points enabled Newmarket to overturn a three point deficit and claim the North Cork Minor A Hurling League with a final victory over Dromtariffe by 1-17 to 1-11 at Castlemagner on Sunday morning.
Twelve months ago today, the Newmarket footballers entered the history books by winning the Premier Intermediate Football Championship at Páirc Uí Chaoimh.
Since then, the team has secured senior status and topped division 3, with the league final still to be played.
If you want to relive the amazing journey that was the 2011 PIFC win, pick up one of the few remaining copies of the commemorative book locally.
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Two second half Millstreet goals proved critical as they defeated Newmarket in an entertaining Singleton Cup Final at sunny Castlemagner on Sunday afternoon by 2-12 to 0-15.
Newmarket defeated near neighbours Meelin on a score line of 2-19 to 4-12 in the Duhallow Junior B Hurling Championship played in a very good Meelin surface on Saturday evening last in an exciting encounter after extra time.
A classy Pobal Ui Chaoimh side claimed the North Cork Minor B Football Championship final after overturning a two goal second half deficit against Newmarket at Millstreet on Friday night. A fine spectacle ending 1-14 to 2-8 as a quite stunning second half performance left Newmarket reeling.
Newmarket began smartly and John Lane set the tone for an outstanding personal display on pointing within seconds of the throw in. Mallow levelled from a free before edging in front with a fourth minute point.