Newmarket claimed the first piece of silverware of 2017 with victory over Ballingeary in the Tom Creedon Cup played in Macroom.
Newmarket were beaten comprehensively by Ballingeary in the First Round of the Premier Intermediate Championship played in Macroom last Sunday afternoon.
A brace of points, late in each half proved crucial as Ballingeary edged out Newmarket by 0-9 to 0-7 in the opening series of games of the Division 2 Football League played on an excellent playing surface at Ballingeary on Sunday afternoon.
Newmarket and Ballingeary played out a high quality draw in an intermediate league game played in Macroom on Tuesday evening, a thrilling encounter ending 2-12 apiece.
Newmarket maintained their excellent league form when they defeated Ballingeary in their ninth outing of the year in the intermediate football league at Newmarket on Sunday evening. Newmarket ran out impressive winners by 1-19 to 0-9 and sit on top of the league with fourteen points.