Newmarket topped the Duhallow Hurling League with a convincing win league rivals Banteer played in Banteer.
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.
Newmarket made it two wins from two in the junior B hurling league when they recorded a narrow victory over Banteer by 1-12 to 1-8 at Newmarket on Wednesday evening.
Newmarket went down to a narrow defeat on their initial junior hurling league outing of the season, Banteer emerging victors by 0-16 to 1-12 at a sunny Newmarket on Monday evening.
A goal in either half proved decisive as Banteer overcame Newmarket’s challenge by 2-10 to 0-10 in a well contested junior B league game played in Banteer on Wednesday evening.
Newmarket’s junior hurlers lose out to Banteer in an entertaining and well contested game played in fine conditions at Banteer on Monday evening, a late return of three points sealing a 0-18 to 1-11 victory for the home side.
Newmarket completed their junior hurling league program with a home defeat to Banteer by 2-17 to 0-16 in blustery conditions at Newmarket on Sunday morning.
Newmarket’s minor hurlers were defeated by Banteer in an entertaining Duhallow Minor C Hurling League Final played on a wonderful Meelin pitch on Sunday, where two late injury time goals cemented victory for Banteer by 4-8 to 1-8.
Newmarket’s junior hurlers just fell short in their third league outing against Banteer on Tuesday evening, an entertaining contest ending 2-10 to 1-11 in favour of the home side in a game played in ideal conditions.
Newmarket were defeated by Banteer in the opening round of the Duhallow Under 21 hurling championship at the latter’s venue on Saturday evening where the home side emerged victors by 2-15 to 1-8.
Newmarket’s junior hurlers suffered a bitterly disappointing narrow defeat against Banteer by 1-8 to 0-10 in the opening round of the EPS Bison Duhallow Junior Hurling Championship played in constant rain at Kanturk on Tuesday evening. The torrential rain showers that preceded the game made conditions far from ideal but this did not deter both sides from serving up an entertaining contest in the most trying of circumstances.
Newmarket’s minor hurlers had their first outing of the year at home to Banteer on Tuesday evening and despite a bright start, a clinical Banteer side emerged comprehensive victors at the end by 6-15 to 1-7.
Newmarket’s minor hurlers produced a stirring final ten minutes to claim victory over Banteer by 1-14 to 0-9, in the championship game played at the latters venue on Wednesday evening last.
Newmarket bowed out of this years EPS Bison Duhallow hurling championship, when Banteer emerged clear winners by 2-15 to 2-8, in the replayed second round tie played at windswept Millstreet on Saturday evening.
An exciting climax ensured Newmarket and Banteer drew 1-13 to 2-10 in the second round of the EPS Bison Duhallow hurling championship, played in splendid sunshine at Millstreet on Tuesday evening last.
Newmarket’s hopes of retaining the Duhallow minor B hurling championship were crushed when a last minute Banteer goal snatched victory in a gripping final at Kanturk on Sunday evening by 2-9 to 0-13.