Newmarket goal scoring ability proved to be the key factor in a win over Dromtariffe in the Junior Hurling league.
Newmarket Junior A Hurlers played host to reigning Duhallow champions Castlemagner last Friday evening at Priory Park.
Newmarket Junior A Hurlers lost out to a last minute goal to Freemount last Sunday in what was a pulsating tussle.
Newmarket Junior A hurlers began their 2016 Hurling season with an enterprising win over Millstreet in the Duhallow Hurling League.
Emmetts u21 hurlers advance to Championship semi final after recording a comprehensive victory over Millstreet in ideal conditions at Millstreet on Monday night.
Kanturk proved too strong and powerful as they emphatically claimed the Duhallow under 21 hurling championship final on defeating a gallant Robert Emmets side by 2-20 to 2-10 at Banteer on Saturday evening.
Robert Emmets recorded a fine victory over defending champions Croke Rovers in the Duhallow Under 21 Hurling Championship semi final, played at Tullylease on Tuesday evening. In doing so, Robert Emmets have qualified for the final for a third successive year, emerging from an excellent contest by 2-19 to 1-20.
Newmarket succumbed to reigning, three in a row Duhallow hurling champions Kilbrin by 1-20 to 2-10 in the Kanturk Co-Op Mart Duhallow Junior Hurling Championship quarter final played in perfect sunny conditions before a large attendance at Banteer on Saturday evening.
Newmarkets record in Duhallow JAHC games. 1967 to 2014 (July 24th)
Played 94, Won 31, Lost 57, Drew 6.
A last gasp extra time goal from Donal Hannon enabled Newmarket to clinch an enthralling, epic Kanturk Co-Op Mart Duhallow Junior Hurling Championship clash with Millstreet by 3-22 to 2-23 after eighty action packed minutes at picturesque Banteer on Friday night.
Robert Emmets advanced to the semi finals of the Duhallow under 21 hurling championship following a narrow victory over St. Marks by 1-14 to 2-9 at Lismire on Tuesday evening.
Tullylease swept past the challenge of Newmarket with a well deserved victory by 1-13 to 1-8, in the first round of the Kanturk CoOp Mart Duhallow Junior Hurling Championship game played in warm conditions at Kilbrin on Sunday afternoon.
In doing so, Tullylease avenged defeat in the divisional league final played between the sides, two weeks previously.
An excellent Newmarket junior hurling team created history and bridged a thirty one year gap, to claim the Kanturk Credit Union, Duhallow Junior Hurling League Final against a fine Tullylease side by 2-17 to 2-14 in a compelling contest played at Kanturk on Saturday evening.
Newmarket emerged from the tightest and closest of contests to defeat Freemount by a solitary point, in the Kanturk Credit Union Duhallow Junior Hurling League Semi Final by 0-13 to 0-12 played at sunny Tullylease on Saturday evening. In doing so, Newmarket have qualified for the league final for the first time since 1983, the reward for a tremendous league campaign this season.
Newmarket completed their junior hurling league programme with a share of the spoils after a draw of 1-14 apiece with Millstreet in dreary wet conditions on a dark night in Newmarket. Already assured of qualification for the semi finals, the result ensured Newmarket finished second in the league table on thirteen points from eight games.
Victory against Freemount guaranteed a league semi final spot for Newmarket, a feat they last achieved in 1988, 26 years ago.
Newmarket qualified for the semi finals of the Duhallow Junior Hurling League for the first time since 1988, as a side short several regulars, recorded a fine 3-13 to 1-7 victory over previously unbeaten Freemount in the sunshine at Newmarket on Sunday afternoon.
Newmarket maintained their challenge to qualify for the semi finals of the Duhallow junior hurling league when Donal Hannon converted a late free into a stiff breeze from a difficult angle, to overcome Banteer by 2-11 to 1-13 at Banteer on Sunday afternoon. It regained Newmarket a lead they held since the second minute until they were pegged back with a late equalizing Banteer goal.
A strong display in the final ten minutes from a sharper Tullylease side inflicted a first league defeat for the Newmarket hurlers, 2-20 to 2-16 in a high scoring league game played at Newmarket on Tuesday evening.
Newmarket lead the table scoring 8-46 and conceding 2-25, Freemount have scored 8-38 and conceded 4-31.