Newmarket’s minor hurlers despite a heroic effort, fell agonisingly short against Eire Og in the County Minor A Hurling League Final played at Coachford on Saturday evening. A titanic struggle went to extra time, in which Newmarket showed commendable skill and spirit to overcome a half time deficit before almost clinching victory towards the end of normal time. The thrilling encounter eventually ended 0-20 to 1-14 in favour of Eire Og.
News from November, 2012
A great season for Robert Emmets ended in disappointment when they were defeated by Croke Rovers in the Duhallow under 21 hurling final played in the most trying of conditions at Castlemagner on Saturday afternoon, the victors pulling clear by 0-16 to 0-5.