Newmarket’s junior B hurlers took on Meelin on Monday night at Banteer’s all weather pitch in round three of the championship. The fixture effectively acted as a semi final, with the winners to progress to the decider.
Newmarket held a five point lead at the break, 1-13 to 1-08, with wing-forward Colin O’Sullivan providing the goal. O’Sullivan goaled again in the second half, as Newmarket secured a high scoring 2-25 to 2-14 victory. With eleven different providers of scores on the night, Newmarket can now look ahead to the final against Dromtarriffe, as they attempt to complete a league and championship double.
The Newmarket team and scorers…
Colin O’Sullivan (2-03), Gavin Forde (0-06, 3f), Jack O’Connor (0-03), Kevin Daly (0-03), Robert Stack (0-02), Nicky Barrett (0-02), Ethan Hourigan (0-02), Donnacha Fitzpatrick (0-01), Niall Collins (0-01), Kevin O’Sullivan (0-01), Paudie O’Sullivan (0-01).
|Sean Murphy||Michael Lane||Donnacha Fitzpatrick|
|Ethan Hourigan||David Cottrell||Daniel Norton|
|Gavin Forde||Jack O'Connor|
|Colin O'Sullivan||Kevin O'Sullivan||Paudie O'Sullivan|
|Kevin Daly||Robert Stack||Nicky Barrett|
|Subs: Niall Collins for Paudie O'Sullivan (41), Pete Goggin for Nicky Barrett (46), Paul Verling for Kevin O'Sullivan (49)|