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.
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.
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.
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.
Macroom took the points on Saturday last, in the latest round of the Cork Credit Unions football county league.
The Junior A footballers finished off their league campaign with a defeat away to Castlemagner on Sunday, the 15th of May.
The Newmarket senior footballers made the long journey to Bandon on Friday night, in the Bon Secours county league.
Newmarket entertained Knocknagree on Tuesday night, the 10th of May, in the Duhallow Junior A football League, with the guests racing into an early lead.
Round five of the Cork Credit Unions football league produced an exciting encounter in Newmarket, with the home side sharing 36 scores with Bantry, on a bright Saturday afternoon.
Local opposition Rockchapel won out on Tuesday night, the 26th April, in what was round four of the Cork Credit Unions county football league.
Newmarket travelled to Banteer on Friday night, in search for their first win in the football junior A league.
The Newmarket junior A footballers travelled to Kiskeam on Wednesday night, to take on the home side, in their second match of the league.
Glanworth came to Newmarket on a bright Sunday morning, in Round 3 of the Cork Credit Unions county football league.
Robert Emmets secured another famous Duhallow Under 21A title, with a hard fought win over Croke Rovers on Saturday evening. With Robert Emmets having overcome Sliabh Luachra Gaels and Croke Rovers having defeated Kanturk at the semi final stage, both teams fancied their chances of victory in the Central Sports Kanturk sponsored competition.
Newmarket lost out to Cullen in their opening game of the Duhallow Junior A football league, played on Sunday the 20th of March.