News from June, 2013
Newmarket went down to a narrow defeat against Aghada in the second round of the Cork County Senior Football Championship at Mourne Abbey on Saturday evening. A very strong breeze dictated the manner of the game, with the East Cork side holding out for a slender 1-8 to 0-9 victory.
Newmarket completed preparations for next Saturday evening’s senior football championship encounter against Aghada, with a narrow home league defeat to St. Vincents on a miserable Sunday afternoon. Persistent rain and slippery conditions spoilt a tight contest, with the visitors edging the game by the narrowest of margins 1-7 to 0-9.
Newmarket made it two wins from two in the junior B hurling league when they recorded a narrow victory over Banteer by 1-12 to 1-8 at Newmarket on Wednesday evening.
Newmarket overcame a stiff challenge from Boherbue to progress in a Duhallow Cup tie played in consistent mist and difficult conditions at Newmarket on Tuesday evening. Newmarket had to recover from a poor first half performance to emerge with a 1-12 to 2-6 victory in a keenly contested game.
Newmarket’s senior football team recorded their first league success of the season, following a fine victory against Dohenys by 2-10 to 0-8 at sun drenched Newmarket on Sunday afternoon.