Less than a year since Newmarket’s last county final, the footballers contested a decider of a different fashion on Saturday when they took on Bandon in Coachford in the Senior A relegation playoff. Bandon, like Newmarket, had been involved in close encounters during the regular season and both sides would have been disappointed to find themselves in the danger zone at the weekend.
The Newmarket hurlers bowed out of the Duhallow junior A hurling championship on Saturday afternoon in controversial fashion.
Following a one point defeat to Ilen Rovers on Friday evening, the Newmarket footballers now face the prospect of a relegation play-off against Bandon, to retain their Senior A football status.
In a repeat of the 2011 PIFC County final, Newmarket and Clyda Rovers squared off on Friday evening last, this time a grade higher, as the sides played out round 2 of the Senior A competition.
Defeat to Kilbrin in Round two of the E. Tarrant and Sons Duhallow Junior A Hurling Championship on Friday night, has left Newmarket awaiting the outcome of the Kilbrin Castlemagner clash, to find out if they qualify for the knockout stages.
The Duhallow Junior A Hurling Championship got underway for Newmarket on Friday night in Tullylease.
Newmarket’s return to the Duhallow Junior A Football Championship after a long absence, ended in defeat to Lyre on Sunday morning.
Newmarket got their Senior A campaign off to a disappointing start against O’Donovan Rossa on Saturday last.
A busy few days saw the Newmarket hurlers regain the Duhallow Junior A league title, last won by the club in 2018.
Newmarket travelled to Banteer on Thursday evening to take on Millstreet in the league semi-final.
The Newmarket senior footballers travelled to the city on Sunday morning, to take on St. Vincents in the final round of the Cork Credit Unions sponsored county league.
Table toppers Nemo Rangers travelled to Newmarket on Thursday evening, in penultimate round of the Cork Credit Unions football league.
On Friday evening last, Newmarket hosted Millstreet in their final league game before the knockout stages, knowing a win should all but guarantee progression to the semis.
Macroom took the points on Saturday last, in the latest round of the Cork Credit Unions football county league.
The Newmarket Junior Bs were out goaled by Freemount, in the opening round of the Duhallow hurling league.
Newmarket travelled to Kilbrin on Friday night last, aiming to increase their chances of qualifying for the league knockout stages.