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 continue to impress in the Division 2 football league as they overcame Clyda Rovers on a score line of Newmarket 1-17, Clyda Rovers 0-14. The game was played Thursday July 5th in Newmarket.
Despite the benefit of two early first half goals, Newmarket went down to defeat by four points, 1-11 to 2-4 against Clyda Rovers in a Division 2 Football League encounter played at Mourne Abbey on Tuesday night.
Newmarket – Cork County Intermediate Football Champions 2011!!!! Over 7,000 spectators witnessed the most momentous, memorable, historic occasion in Newmarket GAA Club in the mecca of Cork GAA, Pairc Ui Chaoimh on a truly unforgettable day, Sunday, October 16th, 2011. Twenty seven heroes and a management trio of the already legendary Danny Culloty, Donal O’Sullivan and Danny Hourigan are etched into folklore forever more. What a momentous day for everybody lucky enough to witness a perfect day as Newmarket captured the Billy Long Cup for the first time and scaled the heights to senior club status on defeating the formidable Clyda Rovers by 3-6 to 1-10.
Newmarket and Clyda Rovers shared the spoils 0-14 to 2-8 in the intermediate league encounter played in Newmarket on Sunday afternoon, a pointed free with the final kick of the game denying a terrific Newmarket effort in the final quarter of the game.
Newmarket endured a frustrating defeat against Clyda Rovers in the second round of the Evening Echo Premier Intermediate Football Championship played in splendid sunshine at picturesque Banteer on Saturday evening with the North Cork side advancing on a scoreline of 0-14 to 1-8.
Clyda Rovers defeated Newmarket on Monday evening in an entertaining intermediate football league game played at Mourne Abbey where the game ended 1-12 to 0-9 in favour of the home side.
Newmarket’s intermediate footballers completed their preparations for next Sunday’s championship encounter with Kiskeam, by suffering their first league defeat, away to Clyda Rovers at Mourne Abbey last Sunday by 0-10 to 0-8, after a fine late comeback.