The Junior B hurlers fell to a narrow defeat at home in Newmarket to Dromtarriffe on Tuesday the 8th of August.
In what was the opening round of the championship, the hosts led by a point on 15 minutes, a goal and two to four points. The sides were all square at the interval 2-05 to 0-11, with Dromtarriffe having much the better of the third quarter, where they opened up a five point advantage. To their credit, Newmarket battled back to trail only by a point in the closing minutes, but were unable to find the equalising score, going down to a 2-14 to 1-18 defeat.
The Newmarket team…
|Donnacha Fitzpatrick||Brendan Stack||Eoin Walsh|
|Michael Lane||Jack O'Connor||Daniel Norton|
|Ethan Hourigan||David Cottrell|
|Colin O'Sullivan||Paudie O'Sullivan||Kevin O'Sullivan|
|Peter Goggin||Paddy Browne||Kevin Daly|
|Subs: Nicky Barrett, Niall Collins, Eddie Allen, Paul Verling, Sean Murphy|